SOURCE: Stolt-Nielsen S.A.

November 14, 2008 03:54 ET

Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Board Declares Interim Dividend

LONDON--(Marketwire - November 14, 2008) -


London, England - November 13, 2008 - Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (OsloBørs: SNI) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors approved the payment of an interim dividend of $0.50 per Common Share on December 10, 2008 to shareholders of record as of November 26, 2008. In accordance with normal settlement practice, the shares will trade ex-dividend on and after November 24, 2008 (two business days prior to the November 26, 2008 record date).

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Jan Chr. Engelhardtsen
U.K. +44 (0) 20 7611 8972
j.engelhardtsen@stolt.com

Jens F. Gruner-Hegge
U.K. +44 (0) 20 7611 8985
j.gruner-hegge@stolt.com

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 subsidiaries 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.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" based on information available to the Company on the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statement. These statements may be identified by the use of words like "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "plan," "project," "will," "should," "seek," and similar expressions. The forward-looking statements reflect the Company's current views and assumptions and are subject to risks and uncertainties. The Company does not represent or warrant that the Company's actual future results, performance or achievements will be as discussed in the those statements, and assumes no obligation to, and does not intend to, update any of those forward-looking statements other than as may be required by applicable law.

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