DHT Holdings, Inc. Announces The Appointment Of A New Director And The Resignation Of A Director

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) ("DHT" orthe "Company") announced that Anchorage Capital Group, L.L.C.  has nominatedMark McComiskey as a Class II director of the board of directors of DHTHoldings, Inc. (the "Board") to replace Charles Tauber. The Board has appointedMark McComiskey to the Board as a Class II director, and Charles Tauber hasresigned as a member of the Board.  Mr. McComiskey is expected to join theInvestment and Compensation Committees of the Board.Mr.  McComiskey,  age  40, has  more  than  15 years experience from the privateequity  and  legal  sectors.  He  was  a  Managing  Director  at  First  ReserveCorporation  from 2006 to 2012, Co-Head of Buyout  Group from 2011 to 2012 and aVice  President from 2004 to  2006. While with First  Reserve Corporation he wasthe  chairman of CHC Helicopter Corporation and Torus Insurance Holdings Limitedand a director of Ansaldo Energia S.p.A and Dresser-Rand Group Inc. From 2000 to2004 he  was a principal at Clayton, Dubilier &  Rice, Inc. Prior to this he wasan associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.  Mr. McComiskey earned his J.D., magnacum  laude, from Harvard Law School and  Economics A.B. degree, magna cum laude,from Harvard College.  He is a resident and citizen of the US.The initial term of Mr. McComiskey's appointment to the Board will expire at theCompany's 2016 annual meeting.About DHT Holdings, Inc.DHT is an independent crude oil tanker company operating a fleet of four VLCCs,two Suezmaxes and two Aframaxes. For further information: www.dhtankers.com.Forward Looking StatementsThis   press   release   may  contain  assumptions,  expectations,  projections,intentions  and  beliefs  about  future  events,  in  particular regarding dailycharter  rates, vessel utilization, the future number of newbuilding deliveries,oil  prices and seasonal fluctuations in vessel  supply and demand. When used inthis  document,  words  such  as  "believe," "intend," "anticipate," "estimate,""project," "forecast," "plan," "potential," "will," "may," "should" and "expect"and  similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements butare  not the  exclusive means  of identifying  such statements. These statementsreflect  DHT's current  views with  respect to  future events  and are  based onassumptions  and subject to risks  and uncertainties. Given these uncertainties,you  should not place undue reliance  on these forward-looking statements. Theseforward-looking  statements represent DHT's estimates and assumptions only as ofthe  date of this press release and are not intended to give any assurance as tofuture  results. For a detailed discussion of  the risk factors that might causefuture  results to  differ, please  refer to  DHT's Annual  Report on Form 20-F,filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2013.DHT  undertakes no obligation  to publicly update  or revise any forward-lookingstatements  contained  in  this  press  release,  whether  as  a  result  of newinformation,  future events or otherwise, except as required by law. In light ofthese risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward-looking events discussedin  this press release  might not occur,  and DHT's actual  results could differmaterially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements.CONTACT:Eirik Ubøe, CFOPhone: +1 441 229 4912 and +47 412 92 712E-mail: eu@dhtankers.com[HUG#1729945]