Oslo, 13 April 2021 – Reference is made to the stock exchange announcement by MPC Container Ships ASA (the "Company") on 7 April 2021 serving notice of the Company’s annual general meeting to be held on 28 April 2021 at 12:00 hours CEST at the Company's offices at Munkedamsveien 45 A, N-0250 Oslo, Norway. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, shareholders have been encouraged to abstain from appearing in person at the general meeting, but rather participate by means of advance votes or by granting a proxy.
The Company today announced that it will host a live webcast of the annual general meeting to allow shareholders the opportunity to remotely view and ask questions during the general meeting. Kindly note that webcast participants will not be able to formally attend and vote through the webcast. Please refer to the voting instructions set out below and in aforementioned stock exchange announcement dated 7 April 2021.
Additional information on proceedings of the general meeting may be given on short notice and announced on www.newsweb.no and on the Company’s website.
Details on live webcast participation:
The webcast is being streamed. It is recommended that you listen via your computer speakers. Please note that for optimal viewing, it is recommended not to use VPN, but instead to connect directly to the internet. Please disable pop-up blockers in order to view the content in its entirety.
The live webcast can be accessed through the following link:
Alternatively, participants may listen in to the live event by using the below dial-in information:
Norwegian LocalCall Dial-In (Oslo): +47 23 96 02 64
US LocalCall Dial-In (New York): +1 (631) 510-7495
International/Toll Attendee Dial-In: +44 (0) 2071 928000
Conference ID: 9574458
Details on voting instructions:
Shareholders who have chosen to receive electronic communication from the Company may access their VPS Investor Portal, select "Corporate Actions", "General Meeting" and "MPC Container Ships ASA" and choose between options advance voting, notification of attendance or proxy appointment.
Shareholders who receive annual general meeting notice per postal mail may use the following link for advance voting, notification of attendance or proxy appointment:
Alternatively, notification of attendance or proxy appointment may be submitted by completing the applicable form enclosed in the general meeting notice and sending such form per e-mail to email@example.com or per postal mail to DNB Bank ASA, Registrars’ Department, P.O. Box 1600 Sentrum, N-0021 Oslo, Norway.
The Registration deadline for advance voting, notification of attendance and proxy appointment is 23 April 2021 at 12:00 hours CEST.
Pursuant to § 8 of the Company’s articles of association, shareholders who have not notified the Company of their attendance within the deadline may be refused access to the general meeting.
Proxies without voting instructions may trigger disclosure requirements under Norwegian law. Under the Norwegian Securities Trading Act § 4-3 second paragraph the possession of a proxy without voting instructions is considered equal to ownership of shares or rights to shares. This means that a proxy is required to disclose the proxies if the number of shares to which they relate (together with any shares or rights to shares held by the proxy) reaches or exceeds the disclosure thresholds under the Norwegian Securities Trading Act § 4-3 first paragraph.
If shares are held through a nominee, cf. the Norwegian Public Limited Liability Companies Act § 4-10, and the beneficial owner wishes to attend the general meeting, whether in person or by proxy, the beneficial owner must transfer the shares to a VPS account in the name of the beneficial owner prior to the date of the general meeting.
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5 -12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
Further information and contact:
For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About MPC Container Ships ASA:
MPC Container Ships ASA (ticker code "MPCC") was formed in April 2017. Its main activity is to own and operate a portfolio of container ships serving intra-regional trade lanes. The Company is registered and has its business office in Oslo, Norway. For more information, please see our website: www.mpc-container.com