Press Release

Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Releases 2004 Audited Financials

London, England - May 16, 2005 - Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (NasdaqNM: SNSA; Oslo Stock Exchange: SNI) today filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission the 2004 Stolt-Nielsen S.A. audited financial statements and Annual General Meeting materials which can be found on the Investor Relations page of www.stolt-nielsen.com.

To see the complete AGM material please use the below link: SNSA AGM 2005.

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 subsidiary Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group, provides integrated transportation for its customers. Stolt Sea Farm, wholly-owned by the Company, produces and markets high quality turbot and bluefin tuna. The Company also owns 25% of Marine Harvest, the world's largest aquaculture company.
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SNSA AGM 2005
Contact:
Richard M. Lemanski
U.S. 1 203 625 3604
[email protected]

Valerie Lyon
UK 44 20 7611 8904
[email protected]