Aker Yards has received a request from Havyard Invest AS to schedule an extraordinary shareholders' meeting, to enable the shareholders to elect a new Board
of Directors. Havyard says that the company will enter into a dialogue with Aker Yards' Nomination Committee in order to develop a proposal for the composition of a new Board of Directors.
Aker Yards' ordinary Annual Shareholders Meeting is scheduled to take place in Oslo; Norway at 25 April 2008. Aker Yards will now process the request from Havyard Invest in line with the relevant legislation and procedures for listed companies. Aker Yards aims
at announcing a date and time for an extraordinary shareholders meeting shortly.