Frontline Ltd. (“Frontline” or the “Company”) today announced that Frontline Shipping Limited (“FSL”) has agreed with SFL Corporation Ltd. (“SFL”) to terminate the long term charter for the 2002-built very large crude carrier (“VLCC”) Front Hakata upon the sale and delivery of the vessel by SFL to an unrelated third party. Frontline will receive a compensation payment of approximately $3.2 million from SFL for the termination of the current charter. The charter with SFL is expected to terminate in the first quarter of 2020.
Following this termination, Frontline will have two VLCCs on charter from SFL.
February 05, 2020
The Board of Directors
Questions should be directed to:
Robert Hvide Macleod: CEO, Frontline Management AS
+47 23 11 40 84
Inger M. Klemp: CFO, Frontline Management AS
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