Viking Supply Ships have been awarded a contract for consulting services with an entity owned by major oil companies

| Source: Rederi AB Transatlantic
Viking Supply Ships have been awarded a contract for consulting services with a
company owned by major oil companies. The contract includes general advice,
logistical support and equipment supply for offshore work in harsh environments.
The contract is for a period of two years from the end of 2013. The total
contract value is estimated to be approximately MUSD 50-60 depending on actual
services required.

The contract strengthens the company’s position as one of the leading operators
working in harsh and remote areas. Viking Supply Ships have unique experience
from operating under challenging conditions with skilled and specially trained

For further information, please contact:
CEO Viking Supply Ships Christian W. Berg, ph + 45 41 77 83 80

Rederi AB TransAtlantic is a leading Swedish shipping company with headquarters
in Gothenburg, Sweden and additional offices in Europe. The company is organized
into two business areas: Industrial Shipping and Viking Supply Ships. The
company has about 850 employees and the turnover in 2012 was MSEK 3,274. The
Industrial Shipping business area consists of three divisions: Container, RoRo
and Bulk. The company’s B-shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Small
Cap segment.

TransAtlantic is obliged to make this information public according to the
Financial Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act (Sw: lagen om
värdepappersmarknaden and lagen om handel med finansiella instrument). The
information was submitted for publication on December 19, 2013 at 08.30 am.