EXMAR NV announces that it expects to confidentially submit to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) the first draft registration statement for Exmar Energy Partners LP (the MLP). The initial public offering of the MLP’s common units is expected to commence after the SEC completes its review process. Upon completion of the offering, the MLP is expected to own a 50% equity interest in joint ventures that own and operate four LNG regasification vessels (LNGRVs) and one LNG carrier.

This announcement is being made pursuant to, and in accordance with, Rule 135 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer; solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of that jurisdiction.