Philly Shipyard ASA CORRECTION: Key information relating to the cash dividend to be paid by PHLY

The information below has been updated to reflect the corrected record date of 7 November 2016.

Dividend amount: USD 0.25 per share

Declared currency: USD 

Last day including right: 3 November 2016

Ex-date: 4 November 2016

Record Date: 7 November 2016

Payment date: On or about 14 November 2016  

Approval date: 28 October 2016

Other information:  The dividend is classified for accounting purposes as a repayment of previous paid in share premium.


Philly Shipyard is a leading U.S. commercial shipyard constructing vessels for operation in the Jones Act market.  It possesses a state-of-the-art shipbuilding facility and has earned a reputation as the preferred provider of oceangoing merchant vessels with a track record of delivering quality ships. Philly Shipyard is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and is majority-owned by Aker Capital II AS, which in turn is majority-owned by Aker ASA. Aker is a Norwegian industrial investment company that creates value through active ownership. Aker's investment portfolio is concentrated on key Norwegian industries that are international in scope:  oil and gas, fisheries and biotechnology, and marine assets. Aker's industrial holdings comprise ownership interests in Aker Solutions, Kvaerner, Det norske oljeselskap, Aker BioMarine, Ocean Yield, Havfisk and Akastor.

This information is published in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Obligations.

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

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Source: Philly Shipyard ASA via GlobeNewswire