As approximately 5,637 earning days for 2012 are unfixed as at 30 September 2012, a change in freight rates of USD/day 1,000 will impact profit before tax by USD 6 million.
|Contact TORM A/S||Tuborg Havnevej 18|
|N. E. Nielsen, Chairman, tel.: +45 4243 3343||DK-2900 Hellerup, Denmark|
|Jacob Meldgaard, CEO, tel.: +45 3917 9200||Tel.: +45 3917 9200 / Fax: +45 3917 9393|
|Roland M. Andersen, CFO, tel.: +45 3917 9200||www.torm.com|
|C. Søgaard-Christensen, IR, tel.: +45 3076 1288|
TORM is one of the world's leading carriers of refined oil products as well as a significant player in the dry bulk market. The Company operates a fleet of approximately 120 modern vessels in cooperation with other respected shipping companies sharing TORM's commitment to safety, environmental responsibility and customer service.TORM was founded in 1889. The Company conducts business worldwide and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. TORM's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen (ticker: TORM) and on NASDAQ in New York (ticker: TRMD). For further information, please visit www.torm.com. Safe Harbor statements as to the future Matters discussed in this release may constitute forward-looking statements and may be more detailed than regular practice. Forward-looking statements reflect our current views with respect to future events and financial performance and may include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events or performance, and underlying assumptions and statements other than statements of historical facts. The forward-looking statements in this release are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn, upon further assumptions, including without limitation, management's examination of historical operating trends, data contained in our records and other data available from third parties. Although TORM 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 our control, TORM cannot guarantee that it will achieve or accomplish these expectations, beliefs or projections.