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Monday 03 January, 2011

Frontline Ltd.

FRO - Sale and time charter back of VLCC






Frontline  Ltd.  ("Frontline")  has  agreed  to  sell  its 2006-built VLCC Front
Shanghai.  The net sale proceeds are $91.24 million. Frontline has in connection
with  the sale agreed to charter back the  ship from the new owner. The duration
of the time charter is about two years at a rate of $35,000 per day. Delivery to
the  new owners and commencement  of the time charter  is expected to take place
concurrently in the second half of January.

January 3, 2011
The Board of Directors
Frontline Ltd.
Hamilton, Bermuda

Questions should be directed to:
Jens Martin Jensen: Chief Executive Officer, Frontline Management AS
+47 23 11 40 99
Inger M. Klemp: Chief Financial Officer, Frontline Management AS
+47 23 11 40 76

This  information is subject  of the disclosure  requirements acc. to ยง5-12 vphl
(Norwegian Securities Trading Act)

Forward Looking Statements
This  press release  contains forward  looking statements.  These statements are
based  upon various assumptions, many of which  are based, in turn, upon further
assumptions,   including   Frontline   management's  examination  of  historical
operating  trends.  Although  Frontline  believes  that  these  assumptions were
reasonable  when made, because assumptions are inherently subject to significant
uncertainties and contingencies which are difficult or impossible to predict and
are  beyond its control, Frontline cannot give assurance that it will achieve or
accomplish these expectations, beliefs or intentions.

Important  factors that,  in the  Company's view,  could cause actual results to
differ  materially  from  those  discussed  in  this  press  release include the
strength  of world economies and currencies, general market conditions including
fluctuations  in charter hire rates and vessel  values, changes in demand in the
tanker  market as a result of changes  in OPEC's petroleum production levels and
world  wide  oil  consumption  and  storage,  changes in the Company's operating
expenses  including bunker prices,  dry-docking and insurance  costs, changes in
governmental  rules and regulations or  actions taken by regulatory authorities,
potential  liability  from  pending  or  future litigation, general domestic and
international  political conditions, potential disruption of shipping routes due
to  accidents or  political events,  and other  important factors described from
time  to  time  in  the  reports  filed  by  the  Company with the United States
Securities and Exchange Commission.








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