Second of Nine Vessels Purposely Built to Service a Northern European Charterer; Gross Revenues Could Exceed $100 Million
ATHENS, GREECE--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2016) - TEN Ltd. (
This is the second vessel in a series of nine purposely built Aframax tankers on long term time charters at accretive rates. TEN's new building program continues later this month with the delivery of a Panamax LR1 tanker also chartered to long term accretive employment.
The majority of the Company's new building vessels are built against long lasting time charters that secure revenue growth and dividend distributions.
ABOUT TSAKOS ENERGY NAVIGATION
TEN, founded in 1993, is one of the first and most established public shipping companies in the world today. The Company's pro-forma fleet, including one VLCC, one LNG carrier, eight Aframax tankers, a Suezmax DP2 shuttle tanker and two LR1 product tankers all under construction, consists of 65 double-hull vessels, constituting a mix of crude tankers, product tankers and LNG carriers, totaling 7.2 million dwt. Of these, 47 vessels trade in crude, 13 in products, three are shuttle tankers and two are LNG carriers. All of TEN's tanker newbuildings except the one remaining VLCC Hercules and the LNG carrier Maria Energy are fixed on long-term project businesses. As of August 2016, about 60% of 2016 fleet available days, assuming nine deliveries, are on secured contracts with an average length of 2.5 years and minimum gross revenues of about $1.5 billion.
|VESSELS UNDER CONSTRUCTION|
|2||Elias Tsakos||Aframax||112,700||Q2 2016||Delivered||Yes|
|3||Thomas Zafiras||Aframax||112,700||Q3 2016||Delivered||Yes|
|4||Leontios H||Aframax||112,700||Q4 2016||TBD||Yes|
|5||TS Parthenon||Aframax||112,700||Q4 2016||TBD||Yes|
|6||TS Marathon||Aframax||112,700||Q1 2017||TBD||Yes|
|7||TS Sola||Aframax||112,700||Q1 2017||TBD||Yes|
|8||TS Oslo||Aframax||112,700||Q2 2017||TBD||Yes|
|9||TS Stavanger||Aframax||112,700||Q3 2017||TBD||Yes|
|10||TS Bergen||Aframax||112,700||Q4 2017||TBD||Yes|
|11||Sunray||Panamax LR1||74,200||Aug 2016||TBD||Yes|
|12||Sunrise||Panamax LR1||74,200||Q3 2016||TBD||Yes|
|13||Lisboa City||DP2 Shuttle||157,000||Q1 2017||TBD||Yes|
|14||Hercules||VLCC||300,000||Q4 2016||TBD||In Negotiations|
|15||Maria Energy||LNG||93,616||Q3 2016||TBD||In Negotiations|
ABOUT FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those predicted by such forward-looking statements. TEN undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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