Hamilton, Bermuda - January 21, 2021
DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) ("DHT" or the "Company") today announced that it has entered into agreement to acquire two VLCCs built in 2016 at DSME (Daewoo) for a total of USD 136 million.
The vessels are scheduled to deliver during the first half 2021.
The Company will finance the acquisition with available liquidity and projected mortgage debt hence it is expected to be accretive to DHT's earnings per share.
The vessels were built to high specifications by their current owner and are fuel efficient, scrubber fitted Eco-designs that will further improve the DHT fleet's efficiencies, amongst others its Annual Efficiency Ratio (AER) and Energy Efficiency Operational Index (EEOI) metrics.
About DHT Holdings, Inc.
DHT is an independent crude oil tanker company. Our fleet trades internationally and consists of crude oil tankers in the VLCC segment.
We operate through our integrated management companies in Monaco, Singapore and Oslo, Norway.
You shall recognize us by our business approach with an experienced organization with focus on first rate operations and customer service, quality ships built at quality shipyards, prudent capital structure with robust cash break even levels to accommodate staying power through the business cycles, a combination of market exposure and fixed income contracts for our fleet and a transparent corporate structure maintaining a high level of integrity and good governance. For further information: www.dhtankers.com.
DHT Holdings, Inc. press release