REGISTRATION OF SHARE CAPITAL INCREASE WITH THE NORWEGIAN REGISTRY OF BUSINESS ENTERPRISES

The share capital increase following the private placement approved by the Board of Directors on 6 March has been registered today, 15 March 2012, in the Norwegian Registry of Business Enterprises. After the registration, the share capital of Dolphin Group ASA is NOK 600,036,322 divided into 300,018,161 shares each with a par value of NOK 2.00.

The new shares issued in the private placement will be preliminary registered in the Norwegian Central Securities Depository (VPS) under a separate ISIN number that is none tradable on Oslo Børs. Following the publication of a prospectus for the private placement, expected ultimo March 2012, the shares will be transferred to the ordinary ISIN for the company and the shares will be tradable on Oslo Børs from such time.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements according to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

For further information, please contact:

Ketil Sundal, VP Finance & IR          
Mobile:+47 95 92 21 04
E-mail:ketil@dolphinics.com


Dolphin Group ASA
Helsfyr Atrium
Innspurten 15
0663 OSLO

Phone:+47 23 16 70 00
Fax:+47 23 16 71 80   
      
www.dolphingroup.no  
www.dolphingeo.com

Dolphin Group ASA has two main business areas; Dolphin Geophysical AS and Dolphin Interconnect Solutions AS. Dolphin Geophysical is a global full-range, asset light supplier of marine geophysical services and operates a fleet of new generation, high capacity seismic vessels and offers contract seismic surveys and multi-client projects worldwide. Dolphin Interconnect is a global supplier of high performance solutions (hardware- and software) for the server and embedded systems market. Dolphin Group ASA is listed at Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE ticker: DOLP).

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Dolphin Group ASA is the Parent company of Dolphin Geophysical AS, a global full-range, asset light supplier of marine Geophysical services. Dolphin operates a fleet of new generation, high-capacity seismic vessels and offers contract seismic surveys, Multi-Client projects and processing services on a worldwide basis. Dolphin Group ASA is listed at Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE ticker: DOLP).

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