Frontline Ltd.: Sale shares General Maritime Purchase of Newbuildings
Frontline Ltd. (“Frontline”) announces that on 14th August 2006 it has sold its entire holding of 3,860,000 shares in General Maritime Corporation (“General Maritime”) for USD $40 per share. The shares were sold to World Wide Shipping. Frontline will record a gain of approximately USD $ 9.7 million in the third quarter as a result of this sale. Frontline has, during the holding period, also recorded dividend income on the same investment of approximately USD $13.3 million.