TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 2, 2008) - Nautilus Minerals Inc. (TSX:NUS)(AIM:NUS) (the "Company" or "Nautilus") announces that it has sent its Annual Report and audited financial statements for the year ending December 31, 2007, together with a notice of the Company's Annual General Meeting ("AGM"), to its shareholders. The AGM will be held on Wednesday June 4, 2008 at 10:00am London time at the offices of Numis Securities Limited, The London Stock Exchange Building, 10 Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7LT, UK.
A copy of the Company's Annual Report containing the audited financial statements is available on the Company's website at www.nautilusminerals.com and on www.sedar.com.
As a result of the exercise of options, the Company has made an application for 14,600 common shares to be admitted to the AIM and TSX. The shares are expected to be admitted to trading on May 8, 2008.
About Nautilus Minerals Inc.
Nautilus is the first company to commercially explore the ocean floor for gold and copper seafloor massive sulphide deposits and subject to timely permitting is positioning itself to become an emerging producer in 2010. The Company's main focus is the Solwara 1 Project, which is located in the territorial waters of Papua New Guinea in the western Pacific Ocean. Nautilus is listed on the TSX and on AIM, and has among its largest shareholders two of the world's leading international resource companies, Teck Cominco (7.2%) and Anglo American (5.7%). Epion (22.4%) is controlled by the founder of Metalloinvest one of the largest and fastest growing mining and metallurgical holdings in Russia.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Nautilus Minerals Inc. (Toronto)
Nautilus Minerals Inc.
Australian Project Office
+61 (7) 3318 5555
Numis Securities Limited (NOMAD)
John Harrison/James Black
+ 44(0) 20 7260 1000