SOURCE: Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd.

December 21, 2006 07:51 ET

Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd. (NYSE: NAT) Updated Financial Calendar

HAMILTON, BERMUDA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 21, 2006 --



Hamilton, Bermuda, December 21, 2006.

Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited (the "Company") today announced that it expects to issue its fourth quarter earnings and dividend release on February 14, 2007, before the opening of trading. The record date for the fourth quarter dividend is expected to be February 22, 2007, and the payment date is expected to be March 1, 2007.


Contacts:

Scandic American Shipping Ltd
Manager for:
Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd.
P.O Box 56, 3201 Sandefjord, Norway
Tel: + 47 33 42 73 00 E-mail:  nat@scandicamerican.com
Web-site:  www.nat.bm

Rolf Amundsen, Investor Relations
Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd.
Tel: +1 800 601 9079 or + 47 908 26 906

Herbjørn Hansson, Chairman & CEO
Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd.
Tel:  +1 866 805 9504 or + 47 901 46 291

Gary Wolfe
Seward & Kissel LLP, New York, USA
Tel: +1 212 574 1223




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