Breda, the Netherlands, 2 December 2009. Reference is made to the announcement by Dockwise Ltd. on 4 November 2009, regarding the secondary listing of Dockwise Ltd. on Euronext Amsterdam, and the announcement today, 2 December 2009, regarding issuance of new common shares in the subsequent offering and the directed placement. The listing and commencement of trading in the Euro Registry Shares on Euronext Amsterdam in Euros is expected to take place tomorrow under the symbol “DOCKW” and ISIN BMG2786A2052.
Shareholders in Dockwise Ltd. will be entitled to request that their shares in Dockwise Ltd. are transferred between the VPS (the relevant securities register for the shares trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange) and Euroclear (the relevant securities register for the shares trading on Euronext Amsterdam) by using the conversion forms attached to this announcement and by following the instructions included therein. Investors are requested to contact their bank or broker about any transfer costs applicable to them when transferring shares.
Please note that there are two different forms, depending on whether shares are transferred from the VPS or from Euroclear Netherlands.
Fons van Lith +31 76 5484116/+31 651 314 952
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements according to Section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
About Dockwise Ltd / Dockwise Group
Dockwise Ltd., a Bermuda incorporated, has a workforce of more than 1200 people both offshore and onshore. The company is the leading marine contractor providing total transport services to the offshore, onshore and yachting industries as well as installation services of extremely heavy offshore platforms. The Group is headquartered in Breda, The Netherlands. The Group’s main commercial offices are located in The Netherlands, the United States, China, Korea, Australia, Brasil, Moscow, Singapore and Nigeria. The Dockwise Yacht Transport business unit is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale and has an office in Italy. The Dockwise Shipping network is supported by agents in Japan, Singapore, Spain, Norway, Argentina and Italy.
To support all of its services to customers, the group also has three additional engineering centers in Houston, Breda and Shenzhen, manufactures specific motion reduction equipment such as LMU (Leg Mating Units) and DMU (Deck Mating Units) and owns a fleet of 20 purpose built semi-submersible vessels.
Dockwise shares are listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under ticker DOCK.
For further information: www.dockwise.com