BROSTRÖM'S FLEET INCREASED - BRO GEMINI DELIVERED

BROSTRÖM'S FLEET INCREASED - BRO GEMINI DELIVERED The new product tanker BRO GEMINI, 7,600 dwt, has now been delivered and the vessel will commence its employment serving Broström's portfolio of cargo contracts with major oil companies in the North European trade. This is the fifth vessel in the Broström fleet delivered from the Dutch shipyard Ferus Smit BV. The four other vessels are BRO GLORY, BRO GRACE, BRO GLOBE and BRO GALAXY. Another three vessels of the same type are ordered and due for delivery later this year and in 2004. After the completion of this newbuilding programme the Broström fleet in this particular market segment includes a total of eight vessels. The vessels are long-term chartered in 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 9 April 2003 BROSTRÖM AB (publ) For further information: Lennart Simonsson, CEO Broström, Tel +46 31 61 61 00 More information about Broström can be found on www.brostrom.se ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/01/08/20040108BIT00910/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/01/08/20040108BIT00910/wkr0002.pdf

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