Aker Yards investors information, Guidance for 2007

As a result of challenges in the three Finnish yards, mainly related to the ferry projects, Aker Yards is revising its earnings forecasts. Project estimates have been revised, and the operating results for the second quarter and for 2007 will be lower. At the same time, Aker Yards is announcing divestments that allow for a sustainable payment of dividend to shareholders for 2007.