Temporary change of Chairman of the Board in Viking Supply Ships

Press release

Giving reference to the press release of 15 September where it is announced that Mr. Bengt A. Rem is appointed as interim CEO of Viking Supply Ships.

The board has decided that Mr. Folke Patriksson will take over the duties as Chairman of the Board for as long as Mr. Bengt A. Rem is interim CEO. Bengt A. Rem will continue in the board as board member.

Mr. Folke Patriksson (b. 1940) has significant experience within the shipping industry and is one of the founders of Viking Supply Ships AB and former managing director of the company. Mr. Folke Patriksson is currently deputy Chairman of the Board and has been a member of the Board since 1972.

For further information, please contact:   

Bengt A. Rem, Interim CEO, ph. +47 94 01 71 71, e-mail bengt.rem@kistefos.no  

Morten G. Aggvin ,  IR & Treasury Director , ph. +47 41 04 71 25, e-mail mga@vikingsupply.com  

Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) is a Swedish company with headquarter in Gothenburg, Sweden. Viking Supply Ships A/S is a subsidiary of Viking Supply Ships AB (publ). In addition Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) has the subsidiary TransAtlantic AB. The operations are focused on offshore and icebreaking primarily in Arctic and subarctic areas as well as on Shipping services mainly between the Baltic Sea and the Continent. The company has in total about 500 employees and the turnover in 2015 was MSEK 1,977. The company’s B-shares are listed on the NASDAQ Stockholm, Small Cap segment. For further information, please visit: www.vikingsupply.com  

This information is information that Viking Supply Ships AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 12:00 CET on 19 September 2016.  

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Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) is a Swedish company with headquarter in Gothenburg, Sweden. Viking Supply Ships A/S is a subsidiary of Viking Supply Ships AB (publ). In addition Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) has the subsidiary TransAtlantic AB. The operations are focused on offshore and icebreaking primarily in Arctic and subarctic areas as well as on RoRo and container feeder services mainly between the Baltic Sea and the Continent. The company has in total about 800 employees and the turnover in 2014 was MSEK 3,190. The company’s B-shares are listed on the NASDAQ Stockholm, Small Cap segment. For further information, please visit: www.vikingsupply.com

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