Crew Gold Corporation

Crew Gold Corporation

March 14, 2007 12:11 ET

Crew Gold Corporation: Expiry of Trading Restriction on Shares

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCNMatthews - March 14, 2007) - Crew Gold Corporation (TSX:CRU) (OSLO:CRU) (FRANKFURT:KNC) (PINK SHEETS:CRUGF) ("Crew" or the "Company").

Jan A Vestrum, President and Chief Executive Officer of Crew, is pleased to announce that the trading restriction previously imposed by Canadian securities laws with respect to trades in Canada of the Oslo private placement and prospectus shares issued on November 14, 2006, expires on March 15, 2007 and the shares become free of the restriction on Oslo Bors on March 16, 2007.

The restricted shares of Crew currently trade on Oslo Bors under the ticker symbol CRU.R and the ISIN Code CA 2265342048. As of March 16, 2007, these shares will be combined with the unrestricted shares listed on Oslo Bors, so that all Crew shares listed on Oslo Bors will trade under the ticker symbol CRU and ISIN Code CA 2265341057.

Jan A Vestrum, President & CEO

Safe Harbour Statement

This news release contains forward-looking statements which reflect the expectations of management and the board of directors, and are made pursuant to applicable and relevant national legislation (including the Safe-Harbour provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) in countries where Crew Gold Corporation is conducting business and/or investor relations. Forward looking statements typically contain words such as "believes", "anticipates", "continue", "could", "expects", "indicates", "plans", "will", "may", "projects", "would" or similar expressions suggesting future outcomes or events, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Such forward-looking statements reflect the current beliefs of management and the board of directors based on information currently available to them. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, and Crew cautions readers not to place undue reliance on these statements as a number of important factors could cause Crew's actual results to differ materially from the beliefs and expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements, include, but are not limited to, the factors discussed under the heading "Risks and Uncertainties" in Crew's Annual Information Form dated October 10, 2006, as filed on SEDAR at Although the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are based upon what management and the board of directors believes to be current and reasonable assumptions, Crew cannot assure readers that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date of this news release and are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Crew undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances. Cautionary Note to US Investors - The United States Securities and Exchange Commission permits US mining companies, in their filings with the SEC, to disclose only those mineral deposits that a company can economically and legally extract or produce. We use certain terms on this website (or press release), such as "measured", "indicated", and "inferred" "resources", which the SEC guidelines strictly prohibit US registered companies from including in their filings with the SEC. US Investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure from the SEC's website at

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