Interim report

INTERIM REPORT FOR CONCORDIA MARITIME AB (publ) 1.1 - 30.6 2000 * Result after financial net sek 26.3 (3.3) million * Healthy tanker market in second quarter * Tanker market continues to be very healthy after end of period * Product tanker Stena Barbados sold * Continued safe and efficient ship operation The market situation for large tankers has not been better since the 1970s, a welcome development after several poor years. Concordia’s resources are mostly invested in older, very well-maintained vessels which, in today’s market, generate a high return on a limited amount of capital. The first Stena V-MAX class tanker will be delivered in March, 2001, followed by newbuilding no. 2 three months later, both signed to three-year charters with the US oil company Sun. These vessels were ordered during a period of low prices with better opportunities for demanding good technical specifications than is possible today. Sales and result Consolidated sales amounted to sek 497.4 (406.6) million. The profit after financial items, including the sale of a ship, was sek 26.3 (3.3) million and the profit per share after tax was sek 1.18 (0.34) and sek 0.84 (0.36) after full conversion. During the period, Concordia’s large tankers were employed on the spot market while its other vessels were employed in timecharter. The year began with very low freight rates which have gradually improved and are now at their highest level since the Gulf War in 1991. The average freight rate for Concordia’s VLCCs (Very Large Crude Carriers) was usd 10,300 per day in the first quarter and usd 20,500 per day in the second quarter. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/08/16/20000816BIT00290/bit0001.doc The full report http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/08/16/20000816BIT00290/bit0002.pdf The full report

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Concordia Maritime is an international shipping company. Our focus is on the cost-efficient and safe transportation of refined petroleum products and edible oils. The series B-share has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 1984. www.concordiamaritime.com

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