Safe Bulkers Announces Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Safe Bulkers Announces Annual Meeting of Stockholders  ATHENS, GREECE -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/14 --  Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today that its Board of Directors has called an annual meeting of the stockholders to be held on June 2, 2014, at 16:00 p.m. Greek local time at our representation offices in Greece at 30-32 Avenue Karamanli, 16673 Voula, Athens, Greece.  Stockholders of record at the close of business on May 2, 2014 will be entitled to receive notice of, and to vote at, the annual meeting, or any adjournments or postponements thereof.  Formal notice of the meeting and the Company's proxy statement will be sent to stockholders of the Company in due course.  About Safe Bulkers, Inc.  The Company is an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, transporting bulk cargoes, particularly coal, grain and iron ore, along worldwide shipping routes for some of the world's largest users of marine drybulk transportation services. The Company's common stock and series B preferred stock is listed on the NYSE, where it trades under the symbols "SB" and "SB.PR.B", respectively.   Forward-Looking Statements  This press release contains forward-looking statements (as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1933, as amended, and in Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended) concerning future events, the Company's growth strategy and measures to implement such strategy, including expected vessel acquisitions and entering into further time charters. Words such as "expects," "intends," "plans," "believes," "anticipates," "hopes," "estimates" and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. These statements involve known and unknown risks and are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates which are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the control of the Company. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed  or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, changes in the demand for drybulk vessels, competitive factors in the market in which the Company operates, risks associated with operations outside the United States and other factors listed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to release any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the Company's expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.  For further information please contact:  Company Contact: Dr. Loukas Barmparis President Safe Bulkers, Inc. Athens, Greece Tel.: +30 2 111 888 400 Fax: +30 2 111 878 500 E-Mail: directors@safebulkers.com  Investor Relations / Media 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: safebulkers@capitallink.com     
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