Kirby Corporation To Announce 2012 Fourth Quarter And Year Results On January 30, 2013, With Conference Call On January 31,

Kirby Corporation To Announce 2012 Fourth Quarter And Year Results On January
              30, 2013, With Conference Call On January 31, 2013

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2013

HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE:KEX)
will announce its 2012 fourth quarter and year results at 5:00 p.m. central
time on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. A conference call to discuss the results
will be held at 10:00 a.m. central time on Thursday, January 31, 2013.

The telephone numbers to call to participate in the conference call are
800-446-2782 for domestic callers and 847-413-3235 for international callers.
Please dial in five to ten minutes prior to the start of the call. The host
is Steve Holcomb. The confirmation number is 34078345.

An audio conference call playback will be available starting at 1:00 p.m.
central time on Thursday, January 31, 2013 through 5:00 p.m. central time on
Friday, March 1, 2013 by dialing 888-843-7419 for domestic callers and
630-652-3042 for international callers. The passcode is 34078345#. A live
audio webcast of the conference call will be available to the public and a
replay will be available after the conference call by visiting Kirby's website

The financial and other information to be discussed in the conference call
will be available in the 2012 fourth quarter and year press release and in a
Form 8-K to be furnished by Kirby on the day of the call, both of which will
be posted on Kirby's website at in the Investor
Relations section under Press Releases and SEC Filings.

Kirby Corporation, based in Houston, Texas, is the nation's largest domestic
tank barge operator, transporting bulk liquid products throughout the
Mississippi River System, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, coastwise along all
three United States coasts and in Alaska and Hawaii. Kirby transports
petrochemicals, black oil products, refined petroleum products and
agricultural chemicals by tank barge. Through the diesel engine services
segment, Kirby provides after-market service for medium-speed and high-speed
diesel engines and reduction gears used in marine and power generation
applications. Kirby also distributes and services high-speed diesel engines,
transmissions, pumps, compression products and manufactures and remanufactures
oilfield service equipment, including pressure pumping units, for the
land-based pressure pumping and oilfield service markets.

Statements contained in this press release with respect to the future are
forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management's reasonable
judgment with respect to future events. Forward-looking statements involve
risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those
anticipated as a result of various factors, including cyclical or other
downturns in demand, significant pricing competition, unanticipated additions
to industry capacity, changes in the Jones Act or in U.S. maritime policy and
practice, fuel costs, interest rates, weather conditions, and timing,
magnitude and number of acquisitions made by Kirby. Forward-looking
statements are based on currently available information and Kirby assumes no
obligation to update such statements. A list of additional risk factors can
be found in Kirby's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31,
2011, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Kirby Corporation

Contact: Steve Holcomb, +1-713-435-1135
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