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					                                    NOTICE OF
                          EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING
          Will be held 1 April 2008 at 02:00 p.m. CET in Hoffsveien 70 B, Oslo, Norway

On 6 March 2008, Havyard Invest AS, then representing             2. Election of person to co-sign meeting minutes
10,17 percent of the share capital of Aker Yards ASA,
requested that the Board summon an extraordinary general          3. Approval of meeting notice and agenda
meeting in Aker Yards ASA to elect a new Board of the
company. Pursuant to Havyard Invest AS’ request, and in           4. Election of new Board
accordance with the Norwegian Public Limited Companies
Act § 5-7 (2), notice is hereby given that an extraordinary
general meeting of Aker Yards ASA will be held on Tuesday,        The nomination committee contemplates posting its proposal
1 April 2008 at 02:00 p.m. CET at Hoffsveien 70 B, in Oslo,       for a new Board on the company’s website:
Norway. Ballots will be distributed at the meeting venue from     www.akeryards.com before the extraordinary general
01:00 p.m. CET on the day of the extraordinary general            meeting.
meeting.

The extraordinary general meeting will be held for the            The Board will distribute a separate notice of the ordinary
purposes stated below:                                            general meeting of the company to the shareholders at a
                                                                  later date.
1. Opening of the extraordinary general meeting and
   recording of shareholders represented at the meeting
   The Chairman of the Board, Svein Sivertsen, will open and      Enclosures: Information on shareholders’ rights,
   chair the extraordinary general meeting.                                   participation and proxy
                                                                              Notice of participation/proxy form


                                                     Oslo, 13 March 2008
                                                      Board of Directors
                                                      AKER YARDS ASA



                   SHAREHOLDERS’ RIGHTS, PARTICIPATION AND PROXY
Shareholders’ rights                                              participation notification must be received by DnB Nor Bank
The share capital of the company consists of 113 607 085          ASA or by Aker Yards ASA (on the company’s website) no
shares each with par value NOK 4. Each share carries one          later than 28 March 2008 at 04:00 p.m. CET. Shareholders
vote. At the date of this notice, 44 565 360 shares held by       who fail to register by this deadline may be denied any
STX Norway AS are subject to voting restrictions as               participation in the extraordinary general meeting.
described in Aker Yards ASA’s information release to Oslo
Stock Exchange on 7 November 2007. Moreover, pursuant to
the Norweigian Public Limited Companies Act section 5-3 (3),      Proxy
Aker Yards ASA may not vote for its own shares in the             If you are not able to attend the extraordinary general
company, at the date of this notice 5 000 000 shares.             meeting in person, a nominated proxy holder can be granted
Shareholders are entitled to propose alternative resolutions in   your voting authority. If so desired, extraordinary general
respect of the matters to be dealt with by the general            meeting proxies may be assigned to Chairman of the Board
meeting. The notice of the extraordinary general meeting          Svein Sivertsen. Any proxy not naming a proxy holder will be
may be procured by contacting Aker Yards ASA at Hoffsveien        deemed given to the Chairman of the Board or a person
70 B, 0377 OSLO, Norway, telephone: +47 21 02 15 00 and is        designated by him to represent him as your proxy. The Board
also available on the company’s website:                          requests that proxy forms are sent to DnB Nor Bank ASA,
www.akeryards.com.                                                Verdipapirservice, NO-0021 Oslo, Norway, or faxed to +47 22
                                                                  48 11 71 before the extraordinary general meeting, so that
                                                                  they are received by DnB Nor Bank ASA no later than 28
Participation                                                     March 2008 at 04:00 p.m. CET. Any proxy to the Chairman of
Shareholders who would like to participate in the                 the Board may be disregarded if received by the company
extraordinary general meeting, either in person or by a proxy,    after this deadline.
may provide a notification to this effect via “Investor
Services”, a service offered by most registrars in Norway, or     With regard to rights of participation and voting we refer to
by completing and returning the enclosed notice of                The Norwegian Public Limited Companies Act, in particular
participation form to DnB Nor Bank ASA, Verdipapirservice,        the Act’s Chapter 5. Proxies must present a written power of
Stranden 21, N-0021 Oslo, Norway; telefax: +47 22 48 11 71.       attorney dated and signed by the person giving such proxy in
Alternatively, notice of participation may be submitted via       original at the meeting.
Aker Yards’ website: www.akeryards.com. Meeting
                                                                                               .
                                                                                            REF NO:                                 PIN CODE:


                                                                                            EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING
                                                                                            in AKER YARDS ASA
                                                                                            will be held 1 April 2008 at 2:00 p.m. CET
                                                                                            in Hoffsveien 70 B, Smestad, Oslo, Norway


ATTENDANCE FORM

Must be received by DnB NOR Bank ASA on 28 March 2008 at 4:00 p.m. CET at the latest.
Postal address: DnB NOR Bank ASA, Verdipapirservice, N-0021 Oslo, Norway, alternatively on
telefax +47 22 48 11 71. Registration may also be made via the company’s homepage
http://www.akeryards.com .

The undersigned will attend Aker Yards ASA’s Extraordinary General Meeting on 1 April 2008 and vote for:

                            own shares.

                            other shares in accordance with enclosed Power of Attorney

A total of                  shares.

.............................................…..               …………………………………................................................................................
           Place/Date                                          Shareholder’s signature
                                                               (To be signed only when reporting own attendance.
                                                               To grant proxy use the form below)




POWER OF ATTORNEY                                                                                .
                                                                                              REF NO:

If you cannot personally attend the Extraordinary General Meeting, you may appoint a proxy to use this power of
attorney, or you can return a blank power of attorney. In this case, the company will appoint the Chairman of the
Board of Directors, or a person designated by him to represent him, as your proxy before the Extraordinary
General Meeting takes place.
DnB NOR Bank ASA must receive this power of attorney on 28 March 2008 at 4:00 p.m. at the latest.
Postal address: DnB NOR Bank ASA, Verdipapirservice, N-0021 Oslo, Norway, alternatively on
telefax +47 22 48 11 71. Web-based registration may also be registered on Aker Yards ASA’s homepage
http://www.akeryards.com or through “Investor Services”, a service provided by most Norwegian registrars.

The undersigned hereby appoints appoint the Chairman of the Board of Directors ..................................................................
                                                                                              (Name in block letters)

as my proxy with the authority to attend and vote at Aker Yards ASA’s Extraordinary General Meeting 2008 on
1 April 2008 for my/our shares.

............................................................                                  ..................................................................................
                  Place/Date                                                                  Shareholder’s signature (Only for granting proxy)

With regard to rights of attendance and voting we refer you to The Norwegian Public Limited Companies Act, in particular
Chapter 5. A written power of attorney dated and signed by the beneficial owner giving such proxy must be presented at
the meeting.

				
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