Mermaid Maritime Public Company Limited ("Mermaid") wishes to announce that its associate company Asia Offshore Drilling Limited ("AOD") has issued a notice requesting its shareholders to consider and pass certain resolutions in writing with respect to the above said subject matters. For full details, please see AOD's Notice for Written Resolutions of the Shareholders No. 01/2011 attached. Mermaid will make another announcement when the results of the voting is known.

Please be informed accordingly.

Vincent Siaw
Company Secretary
24 May 2011

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