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Tsakos Energy Navigation

October 12, 2017 09:00 ET

TEN Ltd. Declares Dividend on its Series B and Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares

ATHENS, GREECE--(Marketwired - Oct 12, 2017) - TEN Ltd. ("TEN") (NYSE: TNP) (the "Company"), a leading diversified crude, product and LNG tanker operator, today announced that its Board of Directors declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share for its Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares (the "Series B Preferred Shares") (NYSE: TNPPRB) and approximately $0.5547 per share for its Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares (the "Series C Preferred Shares") (NYSE: TNPPRC).

Each dividend is for the period from the most recent dividend payment date on July 30, 2017 through October 29, 2017. 

The dividend on the Series B Preferred Shares will be paid on October 30, 2017 to all holders of record of Series B Preferred Shares as of October 27, 2017. The dividend on the Series C Preferred Shares will be paid on October 30, 2017 to all holders of record of Series C Preferred Shares as of October 25, 2017. Dividends on the Series B and C Preferred Shares are payable quarterly in arrears on the 30th day (unless the 30th falls on a weekend or public holiday, in which case the payment date is moved to the next business day) of January, April, July and October of each year, when, as and if declared by TEN's board of directors. This is the 18th dividend on the Series B and the 16th dividend on the Series C since their commencement of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

TEN has 2,000,000 Series B Preferred Shares and 2,000,000 Series C Preferred Shares outstanding as of the date of this press release.

ABOUT TSAKOS ENERGY NAVIGATION
TEN, founded in 1993, is one of the first and most established public shipping companies in the world today. TEN's pro-forma fleet, including one Aframax tanker under construction, consists of 65 double-hull vessels, constituting a mix of crude tankers, product tankers and LNG carriers, totalling 7.2 million dwt. Of these, 45 vessels trade in crude, 15 in products, three are shuttle tankers and two are LNG carriers.

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COMPANY'S GROWTH TIME-TABLE

# Vessel Name Type   Dwt   Delivery   Status   Employment
1 Ulysses VLCC   300,000   May 2016   Delivered   Yes
2 Elias Tsakos Aframax   112,700   June 2016   Delivered   Yes
3 Thomas Zafiras Aframax   112,700   Aug 2016   Delivered   Yes
4 Leontios H Aframax   112,700   Oct 2016   Delivered   Yes
5 Parthenon TS Aframax   112,700   Nov 2016   Delivered   Yes
6 Sunray Panamax LR1   74,200   Aug 2016   Delivered   Yes
7 Sunrise Panamax LR1   74,200   Sep 2016   Delivered   Yes
8 Maria Energy LNG   93,616   Oct 2016   Delivered   Yes
9 Hercules I VLCC   300,000   Jan 2017   Delivered   Yes
10 Marathon TS Aframax   112,700   Feb 2017   Delivered   Yes
11 Lisboa DP2 Shuttle   157,000   Mar 2017   Delivered   Yes
12 Sola TS Aframax   112,700   Apr 2017   Delivered   Yes
13 Oslo TS Aframax   112,700   May 2017   Delivered   Yes
14 Stavanger TS Aframax   112,700   July 2017   Delivered   Yes
15 Bergen TS Aframax   112,700   Q4 2017   TBD   Yes

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.

Contact Information

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    Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd.
    George Saroglou
    COO
    +30210 94 07 710
    gsaroglou@tenn.gr

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    Paul Lampoutis
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