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Stolt-Nielsen Limited Completes Bond Issue

June 9, 2011 - London

Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI)announced today the successful placement of a NOK 1.6 billion (USD 300million)five-year senior unsecured bond issue. The bond issue carries a coupon ofthree-month NIBOR plus 4.75%.

The settlement date is expected to be 22 June 2011 and the maturity date 22June2016. An application will be made for listing of the bonds on OsloStockExchange as soon as possible.

The Company has swapped the bond issue into a USD obligation at a fixedinterestrate of 6.63% for the entire loan period.

Net proceeds from the bond issue will be used for funding ofexpansionopportunities and general corporate purposes.

Commenting on the issue, Mr. Niels G. Stolt-Nielsen, Chief ExecutiveOfficer ofSNL, said: "We are pleased with the favourable response to this placement,whichI believe speaks largely to the strength of SNL's operations and balancesheet.This issue provides the Company with additional liquidity on attractivetermsand gives the Company added financial flexibility to capitalize onexpansionopportunities without having to rely solely on secured bank financing."

DnB NOR Markets, Nordea Markets and Swedbank First Securities acted asjointlead managers of the bond issue.

About Stolt-Nielsen Limited

Stolt-Nielsen Limited (SNL or the "Company") is a leading global providerofintegrated transportation solutions for bulk liquid chemicals, edible oils,acids, and other specialty liquids through its three largest businessdivisions,Stolt Tankers, Stolthaven Terminals and Stolt Tank Containers. Stolt SeaFarmproduces and markets high quality turbot, sole, sturgeon, and caviar.Stolt-Nielsen Gas transports liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) with its fleet of verylarge gas carriers (VLGCs). Stolt-Nielsen Limited is listed on the OsloStockExchange.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant tosection5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

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For further information, please contact:

Jan Chr. Engelhardtsen
Chief Financial Officer
U.K. +44 (0) 20 7611 8972
Email Contact

Jens F. Gruner-Hegge
VP Corporate Finance
U.K. +44 (0) 20 7611 8985
Email Contact


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