Akastor, Mitsui and MOL announces closing of joint venture transaction

November 24, 2016: Akastor ASA (OSE: AKA), an oil service investment company, announced today that the Agreement with MITSUI & CO., LTD ("Mitsui"), and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. ("MOL"), to create a joint venture with 50/50 ownership between AKOFS Offshore AS ("AKOFS") and Mitsui/MOL has now been approved and concluded according to the terms and conditions described in the press release of September 20, 2016.