DHT Holdings Orders Third Very Large Crude Carrier

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DHT Ann, file image (c) DHT Tankers

Crude tanker owner DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) announced today that it has declared its option to construct a third VLCC at Hyundai Heavy Industries at a contract price of $92.7 million.  This order follows two identical orders placed in December of 2013, all of which will be partially funded via last month’s $110 million private equity placement.

Vessel deliveries are scheduled for April, July and September 2016.