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Key Industry Executives to Present at the 5th Annual Invest in
International Shipping Forum 
Thursday, March 24, 2011 - New York City 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/21/11 --  Key industry executives
to present at 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.  
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,
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 
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 du Moulin, 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)
--  Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE)
--  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)
--  Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NYSE: NMM)
--  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)
--  TORM A/S (NASDAQ: TRMD)
--  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, LLC

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

 
--  Heidmar, Inc
--  Koenig & Cie
--  Poten & Partners
--  PwC

 
--  Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
--  GMS
--  International Registries, Inc

  
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
--  Shipping and Bank Financing
--  Private Equity 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
--  Potential Business Impact of Regulatory Accounting Changes to the
    Shipping Industry
--  Valuation Disparities Between Public and Private Markets
--  Investment Opportunities in Ship Recycling

  
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.  
Corporate Sponsors include American Feeder Lines, Bank of America
Merrill Lynch, Chinsay, Citi, Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE), Danaos
Corporation (NYSE: DAC), Euroseas Ltd (NASDAQ: ESEA), Excel Maritime
Carriers Ltd (NYSE: EXM), Future Care, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver
& Jacobson LLP, Germanischer Lloyd, Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ:
GLBS), GMS, Goldman Sachs, HSH Nordbank, Jefferies, Morgan, Lewis &
Bockius LLP, Morgan Stanley, Navios Maritime Holdings (NYSE: NM),
Paragon Shipping Inc. (NYSE: PRGN), Safe Bulkers Inc. (NYSE: SB),
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHIP), Seward & Kissel LLP,
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK), TBS International (NASDAQ:
TBSI), Q88.com, Veson Nautical, Watson, Farley & Williams LLP and
Wells Fargo Securities.  
Veson Nautical is the Breakfast Sponsor, while Tsakos Energy
Navigation, Ltd (NYSE: TNP) is the Sponsor for the Networking
Cocktail Reception.  
International Media Partners are Barron's, Lloyd's List, The Maritime
Executive, Seeking Alpha, 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
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President
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New York, N.Y. 10169
Tel. (212) 661-7566
Fax (212) 661-7526
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