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Frontline Ltd.: FRO - Termination of charter-in contract of Front Vanguard

Frontline Ltd. ("Frontline" or the "Company") has agreed with Ship Finance
International Limited ("Ship Finance") to terminate the long term charter for
the 1998 built VLCC Front Vanguard. Ship Finance has simultaneously sold the
vessel to an unrelated third party. We expect the vessel to cease operating
as a conventional tanker and the charter with Ship Finance is expected to
terminate in the second quarter of 2016.

Frontline has agreed a compensation payment to Ship Finance of approximately
$0.4 million for the termination of the current charter.

Following this termination, the number of vessels on charter from Ship Finance
will be reduced to 13 vessels, including 11 VLCCs and two Suezmax tankers.

May 12, 2016

The Board of Directors
Frontline Ltd.
Hamilton, Bermuda

Questions should be directed to:
Robert Hvide Macleod: CEO, Frontline Management AS
+47 23 11 40 00

Inger M. Klemp: CFO, Frontline Management AS
+47 23 11 40 00

Forward-Looking Statements

Matters discussed in this press release may constitute forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans,
objectives, goals, strategies, future events or performance, and underlying
assumptions and other statements, which are other than statements of
historical facts. Words, such as, but not limited to "believe," "anticipate,"
"intends," "estimate," "forecast," "project," "plan," "potential," "may,"
"should," "expect," "pending" and similar expressions identify
forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this press
release are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn,
upon further assumptions. Although Frontline believes that these assumptions
were reasonable when made, because these assumptions are inherently subject
to significant uncertainties and contingencies which are difficult or
impossible to predict and are beyond the control of Frontline, Frontline
cannot assure you that they will achieve or accomplish these expectations,
beliefs or projections. The information set forth herein speaks only as of
the date hereof, and Frontline disclaims any intention or obligation to
update any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring
after the date of this communication.

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.


This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Frontline Ltd. via Globenewswire


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