Date: 26 February 2009

GC RIEBER SHIPPING - CHANGE TO THE FINANCIAL CALENDAR 2009


GC Rieber Shipping ASA has changed the date for the annual general meeting from 2 April 2009 to 1 April 2009.
 
The financial calendar for GC Rieber Shipping ASA for 2009 is then as follows:
 
Report fourth quarter 2008 & preliminary full year 2008 - 26 February 2009
Annual general meeting - 1 April 2009
Report first quarter 2009 - 14 May 2009 
Report second quarter 2009 - 20 August 2009
Report third quarter 2009 - 5 November 2009
 
 
For further information, please contact:
CFO Hans Petter Klohs, phone +47 55 60 68 24, or +47 90 75 05 26
 
 
About GC Rieber Shipping:
GC Rieber Shipping's business within offshore/shipping includes ownership in specialized vessels, high quality marine ship management, project development and industrial portfolio management within the segments offshore subsea, ice research and support, as well as marine seismic. The group has a unique competence on offshore operations in harsh environments and design, development and maritime operation of seismic vessels. Through strategic value chain investments the group has substantial knowledge and experience within offshore subsea and marine seismic.
 
GC Rieber Shipping owns and operates six advanced multifunctional special purpose vessels for defined markets within offshore subsea, ice research and support and marine seismic. Furthermore, GC Rieber Shipping has ordered four offshore newbuildings for delivery in 2009/2010. The group's strategic value chain investments encompass the subsea contractor Technocean (58% shareholding), the seismic company Hexio (60% shareholding) as well as the geotechnical surveying company Bluestone Offshore (40% shareholding). GC Rieber Shipping is also in charge of marine ship management for 10 seismic vessels owned by PGS, CGGVeritas and Fugro, as well as project management and building supervision for four advanced seismic newbuildings for PGS. 
 
The company is headquartered in Bergen with ship management offices in Sevenoaks (England), Singapore and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Russia), which provides global presence. The company is listed on Oslo BÝrs with ticker RISH. Further information is available on the company's website: www.gcrieber-shipping.no.