KNOT Offshore Partners LP Announces Fourth Quarter 2013 Cash Distribution

  KNOT Offshore Partners LP Announces Fourth Quarter 2013 Cash Distribution  Business Wire  ABERDEEN, Scotland -- January 22, 2014  KNOT Offshore Partners LP (NYSE: KNOP) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash distribution with respect to the quarter ended December 31, 2013, of US$0.4350 per unit. This corresponds to US$1.74 per outstanding unit on an annualized basis.  This cash distribution will be paid on February 14, 2014 to all unitholders of record as of the close of business on February 4, 2014  About KNOT Offshore Partners LP  KNOT Offshore Partners LP owns, operates and acquires shuttle tankers under long-term charters in the offshore oil production regions of the North Sea and Brazil. KNOT Offshore Partners LP is structured as a publicly-traded master limited partnership. KNOT Offshore Partners LP’s common units trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “KNOP.”  Forward Looking statements  This press release includes statements that may constitute forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond management’s control. Factors that can affect future results are discussed in the registration statement filed by KNOT Offshore Partners LP with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which is available via the SEC’s website at . KNOT Offshore Partners LP undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect new information or events.  Contact:  KNOT Offshore Partners LP Arild Vik, +44 7581 899777 Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer