Ship Finance International Limited (SFL)
Q2 2011 Earnings Call
August 25, 2011 10:00 am ET
Eirik Eide - Chief Financial Officer
Ole Hjertaker - Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Ship Finance Management AS
John Parker - Jefferies
Brian Grad - DLS Capital Management
Justine Fisher - Goldman Sachs
Good day, and welcome to the Ship Finance International Q2 2011 Results Presentation. Today's conference is being recorded. At this time, I'd like to turn the call over to your host today, Mr. Ole Hjertaker, CEO. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you, and welcome to Ship Finance International and our second quarter conference call. My name is Ole Hjertaker, and I am the CEO in Ship Finance Management. And with me here today, I also have the CFO, Eirik Eide; and Vice President, Magnus Valeberg.
Before we begin our presentation, I would like to note that this conference call will contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as expects, anticipates, intends, estimates or similar expressions are intended to identify these forward-looking statements. These statements are based on our current plans and expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause future activities and results of operations to be materially different from those set forth in the forward-looking statement. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ include conditions in the shipping, offshore and credit markets. For further information, please refer to Ship Finance's reports and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.