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Resolutions at the Annual General Meeting in Viking Supply Ships AB (publ)

Press release 6 March 2019

At the Annual General Meeting in Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) held on 6 March 2019 in Gothenburg, principally the following was resolved.

The proposed dividend of SEK 116 per share was approved. The record date for the dividend was set to Friday, 8 March 2019. Dividends are expected to be paid via Euroclear Sweden AB on Wednesday, 13 March 2019.

The group’s and the company’s income statement for the financial year 1 January–31 December 2018, and the balance sheet as of 31 December 2018 were adopted. The board members and the CEO were discharged from liability for the financial year of 2018.

Bengt A. Rem (Chairman), Folke Patriksson (Vice-chairman), Erik Borgen, Håkan Larsson and Magnus Sonnorp were re-elected as ordinary board members for a period until the end of the next Annual General Meeting.

It was resolved, in accordance with the proposal of the Nomination Committee, to re-elect the audit firm Rödl & Partner Nordic AB as auditor, with a mandate period ending with the next Annual General Meeting. The authorized public accountant Mathias Racz will continue as the auditor in charge.

The Annual General Meeting resolved, in accordance with the Nomination Committee’s proposal, that remuneration to the Chairman of the Board of Directors should be SEK 300,000 and that remuneration to each of the other members of the Board of Directors elected by the general meeting should be SEK 200,000. Remuneration to the auditor was resolved to be paid on approved account.

The Annual General Meeting further resolved, in accordance with the Nomination Committee’s proposal, that extra remuneration in the amount of SEK 100,000 is paid retroactively to each member of the Board of Directors elected by the 2018 Annual General Meeting.

The Annual General Meeting resolved, in accordance with the proposal of the Nomination Committee, that the company shall have a Nomination Committee ahead of the 2020 Annual General Meeting consisting of four members. The members shall comprise of representatives of each of the three largest shareholders or owner groups at the last day of trading in August 2019, besides the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Guidelines for remuneration of senior executives were adopted in accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors.

For further information, please contact: 

Trond Myklebust, CEO, ph. +47 95 70 31 78, e-mail trond.myklebust@vikingsupply.com 

Morten G. Aggvin, Interim CFO, ph. +47 41 04 71 25, e-mail morten.aggvin@vikingsupply.com

Viking Supply Ships AB is a world leading company within offshore and ice-breaking services, with activities primarily in Arctic and subarctic areas. The Company also has the operational and technical management for the five Swedish state owned ice-breakers (Swedish Maritime Administration). The Company’s series B share is listed at Nasdaq Stockholm, Small Cap segment. www.vikingsupply.com.

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