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 http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2011newyork/index.html 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 INTERTANKO. 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 -- ABN AMRO -- 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 IPOs? -- Shipping and the Bond Markets Presentations -- 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 http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2011newyork/index.html 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. Contact Nicolas Bornozis President Capital Link, Inc. 230 Park Avenue - Suite 1536 New York, N.Y. 10169 Tel. (212) 661-7566 Fax (212) 661-7526 E-mail: email@example.com http://www.capitallinkshipping.com http://www.capitallink.com
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