Press Release

Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Conference Call First-Quarter 2009 Results

LONDON, March 23, 2009 - Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Oslo B?rs: SNI) announced today that a conference call to discuss the Company's unaudited results for the first quarter of 2009 will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 4:00pm CEST (10:00am EDT, 3:00pm BST).
 
The conference call will be hosted by:
 
-           Mr. Niels G. Stolt-Nielsen - Chief Executive Officer, Stolt-Nielsen S.A.
-           Mr. Jan Chr. Engelhardtsen - Chief Financial Officer, Stolt-Nielsen S.A.
 
Those who wish to participate may dial 0800 028 1277 (UK), +1 888 935 4577 (US & Canada), 800 19640 (Norway) or +1 718 354 1388 (International) and quote the passcode: 8466370#.  Phone lines will open 10 minutes before the call.  A live audio webcast of the conference call may be accessed at Stolt-Nielsen's website www.stolt-nielsen.com under Investor Relations/Investor Presentations. 
 
A recording of the conference call will be available following the call on Thursday, April 2, 2009 until Thursday, April 9, 2009 at 11:59pm CEST (5:59pm EDT, 10:59pm BST).  For access dial +1 866 239 0765 (US & Canada), +1 718 354 1112 (International) and quote the passcode: 8466370#.  A playback of the webcast will be available on Thursday, April 2, 2009 after 7:00pm CEST (1:00 pm EDT, 6:00pm BST).
 
For additional information please contact:
 
Jan Chr. Engelhardtsen
Chief Financial Officer
UK +44 (0) 20 7611 8972
 
Jens F. Gr?ner-Hegge
V.P. Corporate Finance
UK +44 (0) 20 7611 8985
 
About Stolt-Nielsen S.A.
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (the "Company") is one of the world's leading providers of transportation services for bulk liquid chemicals, edible oils, acids, and other specialty liquids.  The Company, through the parcel tanker, tank container, terminal, rail and barge services of its wholly owned subsidiaries Stolt Tankers & Terminals and Stolt Tank Containers, provides integrated transportation solutions for its customers.  Stolt Sea Farm, wholly owned by the Company, produces and markets high quality turbot, sole, sturgeon and caviar.