Polytrader was a motor tanker specially tailored to take aboard oil from the loading buoys on Statfjord. Its owner, the Einar Rasmussen shipping company, secured the first two charters awarded by Statoil as operator for KS Statfjord Transport AS & Co.
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SAR helicopter in place
A search and rescue (SAR) helicopter has been stationed permanently on Statfjord B since 1983 as part of the emergency response organisation.