Marine Harvest ASA: Strong quarter for Marine Harvest

            Marine Harvest ASA: Strong quarter for Marine Harvest

(Oslo, 23 October 2013) The Marine Harvest Group achieved an operational  EBIT 
of NOK 793 million in the third quarter of 2013, compared to NOK 73 million in
the corresponding  quarter of  2012. Cash  flow from  operations was  NOK  559 
million (Q3 2012: 237 million).

-This is a  historical quarter for  us. With the  acquisition of Morpol  being 
approved, Marine Harvest  has taken  a significant  step in  the direction  of 
becoming an integrated  marine protein provider.  The strong market,  combined 
with solid operational performance  enabled good results  in the quarter.  The 
strong market outlook encourages us, and Marine Harvest is well positioned  to 
take advantage of it. As a consequence of our good results this quarter we are
proposing a dividend of NOK  0.075 per share for  the third quarter, says  CEO 
Alf-Helge Aarskog.

Marine Harvest Group reported operational revenues  and other income of NOK  4 
307 million (NOK 3 647  million) in the third  quarter of 2013. Total  harvest 
volumes were 80 921 tonnes in the quarter (93229 tonnes).

Salmon of Norwegian origin achieved an  operational EBIT per kilo of NOK  9.96 
(NOK 2.46) in the third quarter, while salmon of Scottish and Canadian origin
reported operational EBIT per  kilo of NOK 16.47  and NOK 10.92  respectively 
(NOK 2.21 and NOK -5.31). Salmon  of Chilean origin achieved operational  EBIT 
per kilo of NOK 1.68 (NOK -2.89). The figures include contribution from  Sales 
and Marketing, including  VAP Europe.  Marine Harvest VAP  Europe reported  an 
operational EBIT of NOK  -11 million compared  to NOK 0  million in the  third 
quarter of 2012. Marine Harvest Group expects  to harvest a volume of 340  000 
tonnes gutted  weight in  2013, of  which 99  600 tonnes  are expected  to  be 
harvested in the fourth quarter.

-I would like  to highlight the  results of Scotland,  says Aarskog.  Scotland 
delivers a  record  high  result,  and  we  congratulate  the  team  with  the 

For further information, please contact:
Ivan Vindheim, CFO, Mobile: +47 958 71 310
Henrik Heiberg, VP Finance & Treasury, Tel:  +47 21 56 20 11, Mobile: +47  917 
47 724

About Marine Harvest Group
Marine Harvest Group is the world's leading seafood company and largest
producer of farmed salmon, with presence in 22 countries and a total of 10 400
employees worldwide. The company is headquartered in Bergen, Norway, and is
listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Please see for
further information.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
Interim Report Q3 2013
Presentation of 3rd Quarter 2013


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