Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Frontline Sells Three VLCCs as 2015 Looms

Rather than go through the costly process of the 15-year special survey, Frontline has agreed to sell three of their 1999-built VLCCs, Front Opalia, Front Comanche and Front Commerce. Along...

July 24, 2014
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Friday, May 23, 2014

SFL Acquires Kamsarmaxes

PRESS RELEASE – Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) today announced the agreement to acquire two 82,000 dwt Kamsarmax dry-bulk carriers built in 2012, in combination with long-term time-charters to...

May 23, 2014
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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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Ship Finance International Acquires Two Post-Panamax Containerships

Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) (“Ship Finance” or the “Company”) today announced the agreement to acquire two 5,800 teu post-panamax container vessels built in 2001/2002 in combination with long-term...

March 11, 2014
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Thursday, March 6, 2014
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Ship Finance International Back In Acquisition Mode [Analysis]

By Roger King, CreditSights (re-published with permission via Castalia Blog) Separated at birth: The Reasonable Man and GAAP. Somewhere along the line, lease accounting lost itself in the trees. A...

March 6, 2014
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Monday, July 1, 2013
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Ship Finance International to Acquire West Linus Jack-Up

Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) (“Ship Finance” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company has agreed to acquire the harsh-environment jack-up drilling rig West Linus from a subsidiary of North...

July 1, 2013
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Monday, May 27, 2013
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Ship Finance International Places Order for Four Containerships

Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) announced late last week their plans to build four 8,700 TEU container vessels at a major shipyard in Korea. Although the shipyard was not mentioned...

May 27, 2013
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Ship Finance Entering the Car Carrier Business at “Attractive” Price

Ship Finance Limited  (NYSE: SFL) today said it has added car carriers to its fleet with the purchase of two vessels at a “very attractive” purchase price. The two vessels are Japanese-built...

October 24, 2012
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Thursday, May 24, 2012
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Improved Spot Charter Market Boosts Crude Tanker Operator, Ship Finance International

(Dow Jones) Ship Finance International Ltd.’s (SFL) first-quarter profit rose 21% on a stronger performance in the tanker market. The company, which operates large vessels for the transport of crude...

May 24, 2012
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Monday, March 12, 2012
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Ship Finance International’s CFO Eirik Eide Departs

(Dow Jones) Ship Finance International Ltd. (SFL) said its chief financial officer plans to step down in the second quarter to join another shipping company. The departure of Eirik Eide...

March 12, 2012
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