BROSTRÖM'S FLEET INCREASED - BRO GALAXY DELIVERED The new product tanker BRO GALAXY, 7,600 dwt, has now been delivered and the vessel will mainly be employed under Broström's contracts of affreightment for North Europe. This is the fourth vessel in the Broström fleet delivered from the Dutch shipyard Ferus Smit B V. The three other vessels are BRO GLORY, BRO GRACE and BRO GLOBE. All four vessels will be trading together serving Broström's portfolio of cargo contracts with major oil companies. The vessel is long-term chartered and is part of a co-operation between Broström and Erik Thun AB. Each company also has a 25 per cent ownership of the vessel. Göteborg 16 October 2001 BROSTRÖM AB (publ) For further information: Lennart Simonsson, CEO Broström, tel +46 31 61 61 00 More information about Broström can be found on ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download:

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