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Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Board Declares Interim Dividend
LONDON, Nov. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo Stock Exchange:SNI) announces that at its meeting held today, the Company's Board of Directors has approved the payment of an interim dividend of $1.00 per Common Share (including American Depositary Shares (ADS's) each of which represents one Common Share), on December 14, 2005 to shareholders of record as of November 30, 2005. In accordance with the normal settlement practice, the shares will trade ex-dividend on and after November 28, 2005 (two business days prior to the November 30, 2005 record date).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-Nielsen Transportation Group, provides integrated transportation for its customers. Stolt Sea Farm, wholly-owned by the Company, produces and markets high quality turbot and Southern bluefin tuna. The Company also owns 25% of Marine Harvest, the world's largest aquaculture company.
SmallCap Sentinel: a Better Mousetrap in Biotech -- the Transdermal Patch
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- "The anticipated abundance of aging patients in the coming years is a key factor in the advent of many new technologies within the biotechnology umbrella," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst, D.R. Clark. "We're seeing a concerted effort to develop the 'better mousetrap' as companies endeavor to get through development, FDA approvals and eventual product introduction at a commercial level."
St. Joseph, Inc.
St. Joseph, Inc. Enters Into a Staffing Services Agreement With Intellamed, Inc.
TULSA, Okla., Nov. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- St. Joseph, Inc. (OTCBB:STJO) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Staf-Med Global, Inc., has entered into a staffing services agreement with Intellamed, Inc., a Texas based asset management company whose medical services and equipment divisions facilitate the procurement, support, and final disposition of medical equipment for over 3600 healthcare facilities throughout the United States.
Orsus Xelent Technologies, Inc.
Orsus Xelent Technologies Reports Third Quarter Results
NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Orsus Xelent Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ORXT), a designer and manufacturer of mobile phones, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2005. The Company reported net income of $1,958,000 on revenues of $13,164,000, compared to a net income of $4,709,000 on revenues of $37,853,000 for the third quarter ended September 30, 2004. Using the current total of 29,756,000 fully diluted outstanding shares, the Company had earnings of $0.07 per share in the third quarter of 2005.