DOW EUROPE APPOINTS NORDIC BULKERS "CARRIER OF THE YEAR" At a ceremony in the Netherlands on 24 September Nordic Bulkers AB, the leading logistics provider for distribution of liquid and dry bulk products in intermodal transport systems in Scandinavia, was awarded the prestigious prize "Carrier of the Year" by the giant chemical company Dow Europe. Nordic Bulkers, part of the Broström Group, constructs logistics systems including transports and interim storage of plastic granules for most of the major plastic producers in Europe. The company is specialised in logistics for dry and liquid bulk products - from sugar-beets to orange juice. Göteborg 2 October 2002 BROSTRÖM AB (publ) For further information: Lennart Simonsson, CEO Broström, Tel +46 31 61 61 00 Hans Rosén, Managing Director Nordic Bulkers AB, Tel +46 31 61 61 20 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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