London, England - May 28, 2008 - Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Oslo Stock
(the "Company") announced its intention to voluntarily file a Form
15-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the
"SEC") today to deregister and terminate its reporting obligations
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange
Act"). Under the SEC rules, the Company's SEC reporting obligations
will be immediately suspended upon filing of the Form 15-F, and
deregistration will become effective after 90 days, unless the SEC
objects. Consequently, the Company will not be filing an Annual
Report on Form 20-F covering the 2007 fiscal year.
The Company previously delisted its American Depositary Shares from
the Nasdaq Global Select Market on
May 21, 2007 and terminated its American Depositary Receipt programme
May 24, 2007.
The Company will maintain its listing on the OSE stock market and
will continue to provide investors with OSE filings and other timely
information on the Company's website at
Jan Chr. Engelhardtsen
Chief Financial Officer
UK +44 (0) 20 7611 8972
Jens F. Gruner-Hegge
V.P. Corporate Finance
U.K. +44 (0) 20 7611 8985
About Stolt-Nielsen S.A.
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (the "Company") is one of the world's leading
providers of transportation services for bulk liquid chemicals,
edible oils, acids, and other specialty liquids. The Company,
through the parcel tanker, tank container, terminal, rail and barge
services of its wholly owned subsidiary Stolt Tankers & Terminals and
Stolt Tank Containers, provides integrated transportation solutions
for its customers. Stolt Sea Farm, wholly owned by the Company,
produces and markets high quality turbot, sole, sturgeon, and caviar.