Aker Philadelphia Shipyard : Aker Philadelphia Shipyard to present at the Pareto Securities Oil and Offshore Conference 2013

  Aker Philadelphia Shipyard : Aker Philadelphia Shipyard to present at the
              Pareto Securities Oil and Offshore Conference 2013

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (Oslo: AKPS) is pleased to announce that  President 
and CEO, Kristian Rokke,  will present at the  Pareto Securities 20^th  annual 
Oil and Offshore Conference in Oslo, Norway, on Wednesday, September 4,  2013, 
at 13:30 CEST (Central European Summer Time).

A copy of the  presentation is available  at www.akerphiladelphia.com, in  the 
Investor section, Presentations tab.

About Aker Philadelphia Shipyard
Aker Philadelphia 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. Aker  Philadelphia Shipyard is  listed on the  Oslo 
Stock Exchange and is  71.2 percent owned by  Converto Capital Fund, 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 and Havfisk.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
The  presentation  includes  forward-looking  statements  that  reflect   Aker 
Philadelphia Shipyard's  current  views  with respect  to  future  events  and 
financial and operational performance. These forward-looking statements can be
identified by  the use  of forward-looking  terminology; including  the  terms 
"assumes", "projects",  "forecasts",  "estimates",  "expects",  "anticipates", 
"believes",  "plans",  "intends",  "may",  "might",  "will",  "would",  "can", 
"could", "should" or,  in each  case, their  negative or  other variations  or 
comparable terminology. These  forward-looking statements  are not  historical 
facts. They appear  in a  number of  places throughout  this presentation  and 
include statements  regarding  the  Issuer's intentions,  beliefs  or  current 
expectations concerning,  among  other things,  goals,  objectives,  financial 
condition and results of operations, liquidity, outlook and prospects, growth,
strategies, impact of  regulatory initiatives, capital  resources and  capital 
expenditure and the industry trends and  developments in the markets in  which 
the company  operates.  Recipients of  this  presentation are  cautioned  that 
forward-looking statements are not guarantees  of future performance and  that 
the company's actual financial position, operating results and liquidity,  and 
the development  of the  industry in  which the  company operates  may  differ 
materially from  those  contained  in  or suggested  by  the  forward  looking 
statements contained in this presentation.  The company cannot guarantee  that 
the intentions,  beliefs or  current expectations  that these  forward-looking 
statements are based will occur.  By their nature, forward-looking  statements 
involve and  are  subject  to  known  and  unknown  risks,  uncertainties  and 
assumptions as they relate to events  and depend on circumstances that may  or 
may not  occur  in the  future.  Because of  these  known and  unknown  risks, 
uncertainties and assumptions,  the outcome may  differ materially from  those 
set out in the forward-looking statements.  Should one or more of these  risks 
and uncertainties materialize, or should any underlying assumption prove to be
incorrect, the company's business, actual  financial condition, cash flows  or 
results of operations could  differ materially from  that described herein  as 
anticipated, believed, estimated or expected.

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


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Source: Aker Philadelphia Shipyard via Thomson Reuters ONE
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