Polarcus extends vessel backlog into Q2 2011

Reference is made to the notice published by Polarcus Limited on 26 July 2010 regarding the receipt of a Letter of Intent from Gassnova SF for a second Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) 3D comprising 323 square kilometers offshore Norway (the "Troll Kystnær 3D"), and the subsequent delay of this project announced in the Polarcus Third Quarter 2010 Report.
Polarcus Limited (OAX: PLCS) is pleased to announce that following the cancellation of the original contract addendum for the aforementioned project, the Company has executed a new addendum with Gassnova SF to acquire the Troll Kystnær 3D survey in the second quarter 2011. The project, to be acquired by POLARCUS NAILA or an equivalent vessel, comprises 323 square kilometers and is expected to run for approximately 22 days.
Rolf Ronningen, CEO Polarcus, +971 4 436 0800 / +971 50 459 6982
Tom Henrik Sundby, CFO Polarcus, +971 4 436 0800 / +971 50 708 6480
About Polarcus
Polarcus is a pure play marine geophysical company with a pioneering environmental agenda, specializing in high-end towed streamer data acquisition from Pole to Pole. Polarcus is launching a fleet of modern 3D seismic vessels using the innovative ULSTEIN X-BOW® design and incorporating advanced maritime technologies for improved operational efficiency with a reduced environmental footprint. Polarcus offers contract seismic surveys and multi client projects worldwide and has its principal office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For more information, visit www.polarcus.com/
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)