Ship Finance International Limited: Dividend Information

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) — We refer to the second quarter report released on August 22, 2006. Ship Finance International Limited is trading ex-dividend of a cash dividend of $0.52 per share today August 29, 2006. The record date is August 31, 2006 and dividend will be paid/distributed on or about September 18, 2006.

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 August 29, 2006