Rederi AB Transatlantic appoints new managing director

| Source: Rederi AB Transatlantic
The Board of Directors in Rederi AB TransAtlantic has decided to appoint Tom
Ruud as new managing director of the company with immediate effect. Tom Ruud
replaces Henning Jensen who has requested to the RABT Board of directors that he
would like to vacate the position as managing director of RABT.

Henning Jensen remains as a board member in Rederi AB Transatlantic.

Tom Ruud is a board member of the largest shareholder in Rederi AB
TransAtlantic, Kistefos AS since 2010. In February 2014 Tom Ruud will be
appointed Group CEO of Kistefos AS. Most recently, Tom Ruud was a member of the
executive management of the Norwegian investment company Umoe-group. Before that
he was a member of the executive management in Nordea Bank AB (publ), Group
President and CEO of Christiania Bank og Kreditkasse and held varied positions
in the Aker Norcem Group of which five years as Group President and CEO. Tom
Ruud has held the following board positions: board member in Euroclear SA/PLC
Brussels, chairman of Orkla ASA, board member of Christiania Bank og
Kreditkasse, board member of Aker RGI ASA and chairman of Aker Maritim ASA,
board member in Scandcem AB, vice chairman of Partek AB Oy, board member of
Storebrand ASA, board member of Saga Petroleum ASA and board member of EUROC

The Board of Directors in Rederi AB Transatlantic would like to take the
opportunity to thank Henning Jensen for his contributions to RABT since his
appointment on 31 December 2011.

For further information, please contact the Chief Financial Officer Tomas
Bergendahl, +46 31 763 23 78,

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 20, 2013 at 08.30 am.