Press Release

Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Distributes 2008 Annual Report

London, March 5, 2009 - Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Oslo B?rs: SNI) today announced that the Company's 2008 Annual Report can now be viewed on and downloaded from the Company's website, http://www.stolt-nielsen.com/Investor-Relations/Annual-Report.aspx.
 
Printed copies of the 2008 Annual Report were distributed today, together with the material for the Annual General Meeting, to shareholders of record in the VPS system as of February 23, 2009.
 
Contacts:
 
Jan Chr. Engelhardtsen
U.K. +44 (0) 20 7611 8972
 
Jens F. Gr?ner-Hegge
U.K. +44 (0) 20 7611 8985
 
 
About Stolt-Nielsen S.A.
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (SNSA or 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 subsidiary 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. Stolt-Nielsen is currently listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.