Notice of Annual General Meeting - American Shipping Company

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Theshareholders in American ShippingCompany ASAare invitedto attend the Company'sannual general meeting to beheld on Wednesday April 25, 2018 at 10 a.m. (CET) at AdvokatfirmaetBAHR AS, Tjuvholmen Allé 16, 0252 Oslo, Norway.

Please find attached the following documents:

* Notice of the annual general meeting
* Form for notice of attendance/proxy
* The Board of Directors' proposed resolutions
* The statement from the Board of Directors regarding determination of salary and other remuneration to the Senior Management
* The proposals from the Nomination Committee
* The 2017 Annual Report

The attachmentswill also bemadeavailable on the company's website at www.americanshippingco.com.

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Thisinformation is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.