Hamilton, Bermuda, Oct. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Knightsbridge Tankers Limited (Nasdaq:VLCCF) (the "Company") has announced that it changed its name to Knightsbridge Shipping Limited. Also, the Company's web address has changed to http://www.knightsbridgeshipping.com.  The Company's shares will continue to trade on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol "VLCCF."

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