17 Listed Shipping Companies to Participate in the 5th Annual

17 Listed Shipping Companies to Participate in the 5th Annual Capital
Link Forum "Invest in International Shipping"; Thursday, March 24,
2011 - New York City 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/03/11 --   The senior management
of 17 listed shipping companies to participate in the 5th Annual
Invest in International Shipping Forum. The Forum is hosted by
Capital Link in cooperation with NYSE Euronext and NASDAQ OMX on
Thursday, March 24, 2011 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.  
For further information and to register, please visit
Forum Description 
The 5th Annual Invest in International Shipping Forum is regarded as
one of the most highly anticipated shipping events of the year. It
gathers influential executives of U.S. and foreign listed shipping
companies, financiers, analysts and other market participants to
examine the volatile landscape that is shaping the global shipping
community. Attendance increased by over 25% from the year prior, with
participation of 920 attendees, setting a new record.  
The Forum aims to provide investors with a comprehensive review and
outlook of the global shipping marketplace. It features panel
discussions, company presentations and one-on-one meetings with
company management. The Forum covers industry sectors including dry
bulk, tankers (products & crude oil), containers, commodities,
offshore drilling, banking and shipping, capital markets and shipping
as well as the global economy and how it affects shipping markets.  
INTERTANKO Delivers Keynote Address on State of the Shipping Industry 
During the luncheon, Mr. Joseph Angelo, Managing Director at
INTERTANKO, will provide an outlook on the present state of the
shipping industry. Introductory remarks will be by Mr. Richard
Dumoulin, President of Intrepid Shipping and former Chairman of
Participating Listed Shipping Companies
 Executives from the
following listed shipping companies will participate on panel
discussions and/or company presentations:  

--  American Feeder Lines Holding LP (private)
--  Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP)
--  Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE)
--  Crude Carriers Corp. (NYSE: CRU)
--  Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC)
--  Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd (NYSE: EXM)
--  Euroseas Ltd (NASDAQ: ESEA)
--  General Maritime Corporation (NYSE: GMR)
--  Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ: GLBS)
--  Navios Maritime Holdings (NYSE: NM)
--  Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (NYSE: OSG)
--  Paragon Shipping Inc. (NYSE: PRGN)
--  Safe Bulkers Inc. (NYSE: SB)
--  Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHIP)
--  Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK)
--  TBS International (NASDAQ: TBSI)
--  Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (NYSE: TNP)

Participating Banks / Other Organizations 

--  Bank of America Merrill Lynch
--  Citi
--  DVB Bank
--  Goldman Sachs
--  HSH Nordbank
--  Jefferies
--  Knight Capital Americas, L.P. (NYSE: KCG)
--  Morgan Stanley
--  Wells Fargo Securities

--  Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
--  Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
--  Seward & Kissel LLP
--  Watson, Farley & Williams LLP

--  PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
--  Koenig & Cie

--  Future Care
--  Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
--  GMS
--  International Registries, Inc
--  Veson Nautical

Sector Panels and Presentations
 The Forum features sector panels and
presentations as listed below:  
Sector Panels 

--  Containers
--  Dry Bulk
--  Tankers (Crude and Product)
--  Capturing Opportunities Across Shipping Markets to Maximize
    Shareholder Value
--  Emerging Economies and Their Impact on Shipping
--  Analyst Panel - Investor Attitudes and Market Outlook
--  Bank Financing and Shipping
--  Are Capital Markets Open to Shipping? Is there Room / Need for more
--  Shipping and the Bond Markets


--  Global Economy, Commodities and Energy
--  Regulation and Shipping
--  Valuation Disparities Between Public and Private Markets
--  Green Ship Recycling
--  Marine Services Sector

Global Sponsors & Media Partners  
ABN AMRO and Tsakos Energy Navigation, Ltd (NYSE: TNP) are the Global
Lead Sponsors of the Forum. Global Gold Sponsors are Knight Capital
Americas, L.P. (NYSE: KCG) and DVB Bank, while PwC and International
Registries, Inc. are the Global Silver Sponsors.  
International Media Partners are Lloyd's List, The Maritime
Executive, Ship to Shore, TradeWinds and Worldoils.  
For further information and to register, please visit 
About Capital Link, Inc. 
Capital Link is a New York-based Advisory, Investor Relations and
Financial Communications firm. Among other activities, Capital Link
has made a strategic commitment to the shipping industry becoming the
largest provider of Investor Relations and Financial Communications
services to international shipping companies listed on the US and
European Exchanges. Capital Link's headquarters are in New York with
a presence in London and Athens. Capital Link is a member of the
Baltic Exchange. 
Nicolas Bornozis
Capital Link, Inc.
230 Park Avenue - Suite 1536
New York, N.Y. 10169
Tel. (212) 661-7566
Fax (212) 661-7526
E-mail: forum@capitallink.com 
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