SFL – Dividend information

We refer to the second quarter report released on August 24, 2005. Ship Finance International Limited is trading ex-dividend of $0.50 per share, on the OTC listing, today September 2, 2005. The share went ex-dividend of $0.50 on New York Stock Exchange yesterday September 1, 2005. The record date for the dividend is September 6, 2005, and the dividend will be paid on or about September 20, 2005.
For further information about the company please visit our web-site www.shipfinance.bm.
Oslo September 2, 2005