Date: 22 March 2010


The Annual General Meeting in GC Rieber Shipping ASA ("The Company") will be held on Tuesday 13 April 2010 at 2:00 pm at Solheimsgaten 15, Bergen (Beddingen) 1st floor.



1       Opening of the Annual General Meeting by the chairman of the board and registration of attending shareholders

2       Election  of a chairman of the meeting and one person, who shall sign the minutes of the Annual General Meeting together with the chairman

3       Approval of the notice and agenda               

4       Approval of the annual financial statement for 2009

5                  Approval of the Report of the Board of Directors for 2009

6       The board's statement on salaries and other remuneration for key employees and the Annual General Meetings' advisory vote on the matter

7       Approval of the remuneration for board members

8       Approval of the auditor's fee

9       Deciding on the allocation of profits and on the payment of dividends

10      Adjustment of the Company's Articles of Association

11      Proposed authorisation to buy back shares

12      Proposed authorisation for share capital increase

13      Election of board members       



The complete Notice (in Norwegian), together with the Company's Annual Report for 2009 (in Norwegian), is attached to this stock exchange notice and has also been submitted to the shareholders. The Notice and the Annual Report for 2009 are also available on the Company's website: Shareholders wishing to attend the Annual General Meeting, in person or by proxy, are asked to complete the reply slip attached to the Notice. The reply slip must have been received by the Company either by mail or by fax to +47 55 60 68 05 no later than 12 April 2010.


For further information, please:

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 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 subsea and marine seismic.


GC Rieber Shipping owns and operates seven advanced multifunctional special purpose vessels for defined markets within subsea, ice research and support and marine seismic. Furthermore, GC Rieber Shipping has acquired the contract for two subsea IMR new buildings for delivery in 2010/2011. Through a joint venture of which GC Rieber Shipping owns 51%, the group has in addition two new offshore vessels for delivery in 2010. The group's strategic value chain investments include the subsea services company Reef Subsea (50% shareholding) and the seismic company Octio Group (60% shareholding). GC Rieber Shipping is also in charge of marine ship management for seven seismic vessels owned by PGS, CGGVeritas and Fugro, as well as project management and building supervision for two advanced seismic new buildings for PGS.


The company is headquartered in Bergen with ship management companies in Sevenoaks (England), Singapore and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Russia), which provides global presence. The company is listed on Oslo Børs with ticker RISH. Further information is available on the company's website:


This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)

Annual report 2009 (in Norwegian)

Notice of Annual General Meeting (in Norwegian)