5/23/2012 9:00 AM
A separate financial report is published in order to give information on the first quarterly result for Viking Supply Ships, one of TransAtlantic’s two business areas and also a fully owned susidiary. The financial report is published on www.rabt.se and www.vikingsupply.com
TransAtlantic is organized in two business areas; Industrial Shipping with main operations in Northern Europe and the Baltic Sea through bulk-, container- and RoRo vessels, and the business area Viking Supply Ships operating within ice breaking and offshore mostly in Arctic and subarctic areas. Industrial Shipping has its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden and Viking Supply Ships has its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. TransAtlantic’s group-wide functions are located in Gothenburg. The split of TransAtlantic into two separate companies, Industrial Shipping and Viking Supply Ships, anticipates taking place in 2013, at the earliest.
Until the split, TransAtlantic will continue reporting group-wide results according to regulations and will from now on also publish quarterly financial information on Viking Supply Ships.
For information on the financial report, please contact CEO Viking Supply Ships, Christian W Berg, ph: +45 41 77 8380.
For further information, please contact Head of Corporate Communications TransAtlantic, Carina Dietmann, ph: +46 31 763 2334.
Rederi AB TransAtlantic is a leading Swedish shipping company with headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden and additional offices in Europe. The company is organized into two business areas: Industrial Shipping and Viking Supply Ships. The fleet consists of 62 vessels and the company has about 950 employees. The turnover in 2011 was MSEK 2 989. The Industrial Shipping business area consists of five divisions: Bulk, Container, RoRo Baltic, Short Sea Bulk and Integrated Logistics. The company’s B-shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Small Cap segment. www.rabt.se
TransAtlantic is obliged to make this information public according to the Financial Markets Act and the Financial Instruments Trading Act (Sw: lagen om värdepappersmarknaden and lagen om handel med finansiella instrument). The information was submitted for publication on May 23, 2012 at 09.00 am.