Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - Declaration of dividend for the 79th consecutive quarter since the autumn of 1997

The dividend for 1Q 2017 - $0.20 per share - is the same as for 4Q2016.

Hamilton, Bermuda - April 19, 2017

The Board of Nordic American Tankers Limited has declared a cash dividend of $0.20 per share for the first quarter of 2017, to shareholders of record May 22, 2017.

The dividend is expected to be paid on or about June 8, 2017. The 2017 suezmax tanker market has started out well.

The 1Q2017 earnings report is expected to be released Monday May 8, 2017 before NYSE opening.

Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd., press release