Ship Finance International Limited
nyse : SFL

November 21, 2011 08:18 ET

SFL - Invitation to Presentation of 3Q 2011 Results

HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - Nov 21, 2011) -

Ship Finance International Limited ("Ship Finance") (NYSE: SFL) plans to release its preliminary financial results for third quarter 2011 on Wednesday November 23, 2011.

The Company plans to host a conference call and a webcast for all shareholders and interested parties on Wednesday November 23, 2011 at 10:00 AM (EST) / 4:00 PM (Central European Time). Relevant material will be available from the Investor Relations section at as of the same day.

In order to listen to the presentation you may do one of the following:

a. Webcast

Go to the Investor Relations section and click on the link to "Webcast". To listen to the conference call from the web, you need to have installed Windows Media Player, and you need to have a sound card on your computer.

b. Conference Call

Participants dial in numbers:

  US Toll Free #                        1-877-280-2296

  International Dial In #             +44 203 140 8286

  Norwegian Toll Free #                       80056054

  Conference ID:                               6481294

There will be a Q&A session after the presentation. Information on how to ask questions will be given at the beginning of the Q&A session.

A replay of the conference call will be available until November 30, 2011 by dialing:

US Toll Free #                          1-866-932-5017

  International Dial In #             +44 207 111 1244

  The replay access code is:                  6481294#

About Ship Finance

Ship Finance is a major ship owning company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: SFL). Including newbuildings, the Company has a fleet of 69 vessels, including 25 crude oil tankers (VLCC and Suezmax), two chemical tankers, five oil/bulk/ore vessels, 11 drybulk carriers including six newbuildings, 15 container vessels including four newbuildings, six offshore supply vessels, one jack-up drilling rigs, one ultra-deepwater drillship and two ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs. The fleet is one of the largest in the world and most of the vessels are employed on long-term charters. More information can be found on the Company's website:

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward looking statements. These statements are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn, upon further assumptions, including Ship Finance management's examination of historical operating trends. Although Ship Finance believes that these assumptions were reasonable when made, because assumptions are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies which are difficult or impossible to predict and are beyond its control, Ship Finance cannot give assurance that it will achieve or accomplish these expectations, beliefs or intentions.

Important factors that, in the Company's view, could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in this presentation include the strength of world economies and currencies, general market conditions including fluctuations in charter hire rates and vessel values, changes in demand in the tanker market as a result of changes in OPEC's petroleum production levels and worldwide oil consumption and storage, changes in the Company's operating expenses including bunker prices, dry-docking and insurance costs, changes in governmental rules and regulations or actions taken by regulatory authorities, potential liability from pending or future litigation, general domestic and international political conditions, potential disruption of shipping routes due to accidents or political events, and other important factors described from time to time in the reports filed by the Company with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

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(i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and

(ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.

Source: Ship Finance International Limited via Thomson Reuters ONE


Contact Information

  • Investor and Analyst Contacts:
    Eirik Eide
    Chief Financial Officer, Ship Finance Management AS
    +47 23114006
    +47 95008921

    Magnus T. Valeberg
    Vice President, Ship Finance Management AS
    +47 23114012
    +47 93440960

    Media Contact:
    Ole B. Hjertaker
    Chief Executive Officer, Ship Finance Management AS
    +47 23114011
    +47 90141243