Group's principal activity is that of an industrial ownership company.
The Group operates in six segments: Aker American Shipping, Aker
Shipyard, Aker Floating Production, Aker Seafoods, Aker BioMarine and
Investments. Aker American Shipping consists of Product- and shuttle
vessel chartering. Aker Philadelphia Shipyard consists of vessel design
and construction. Aker Floating Production owns, operates, and charters
vessels for oil and gas production and storage. Aker Seafoods consists
of harvesting, processing, and sale of seafood products. Aker BioMarine
consists of harvesting, processing and distribution of marine resources
for food, animal feed, dietary supplements and related products. Other
businesses include activities that do not qualify as separate segments
due to the size of their operations. The Group mainly operates in
North America and Asia. The Group acquired Pesquera Ancora and Viviers
de France in 2007.