Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd. (NAT)-(NYSE:NAT) Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Hamilton, Bermuda, August 2, 2007

Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd. (the “Company”) today announced that the Company’s Annual General Meeting of shareholders was held in New York on July 31 when seven candidates nominated by the Board of Directors were elected to serve on the board.  Mr. Richard H. K. Vietor was elected as a new Board Member. Mr. Vietor is a professor at Harvard Business School where he teaches courses on the regulation of business and the international political economy, including environmental management.  The names of our Board Members can be found on our web site  At the Annual General Meeting the ratification and approval of the appointment of Deloitte AS as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ended December 31 2007 was also approved by the shareholders. 
About the Company
The Company is an international tanker company that owns twelve modern double-hull Suezmax tankers.
Scandic American Shipping Ltd 
Manager for:
Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited
P.O Box 56, 3201 Sandefjord, Norway
Tel: + 47 33 42 73 00 E-mail:
Rolf Amundsen, Investor Relations
Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited
Tel: +1 800 601 9079 or + 47 908 26 906
Gary J. Wolfe
Seward & Kissel LLP, New York, USA
Tel: +1 212 574 1223
Herbjørn Hansson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited
Tel:  +1 866 805 9504 or + 47 901 46 291

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