Capital Link to Host 6th Annual Invest in International Shipping Forum in New York; Monday, March 19, 2012, 7:45 AM-6:30 PM

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NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire -02/27/12)- Capital Link's 6th Annual Invest in International Shipping Forum will take place on Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. The investor-focused event is held every year in New York, where influential C-level executives belonging to U.S. and foreign listed shipping companies, analysts, financiers and market experts will come together to discuss and examine the macroeconomic issues that are shaping and transforming international shipping today.

The forum will provide a comprehensive review and outlook on the various markets, containers, dry bulk, tankers and offshore drilling -- made more relevant by the recent release of companies' annual performance results. It will also examine critical issues affecting the shipping industry, such as bank financing, access to the capital markets and other forms of alternative financing, restructuring, bankruptcy, investment opportunities in shipping today and in ship recycling.

TO ACCESS THE AGENDA AND TO REGISTER, PLEASE VISIT:

http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2012newyork/index.html?articleID=1JDy3Vwg9a7hPd0

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Mr. Harris Antoniou, Global Head of Energy, Commodities & Transportation at ABN AMRO, will give the luncheon keynote address on the crucial role of banks in shipping.

FORUM STRUCTURE & PRESENTERS

The forum is structured into two parallel tracks in which panel discussions and sector presentations will take place alongside company presentations. Analysts, senior executives from leading shipping companies, and experts from law firms, commercial and investment banks, marine services firms and other market experts will come together to share their valuable their insight.

Participating Shipping Company Executives:

  • Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP - News)
  • Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE - News)
  • Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC - News)
  • DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS - News)
  • Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA - News)
  • Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd (NYSE: EXM - News)
  • General Maritime Corporation (OTC.BB: GMRRQ.OB - News)
  • Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ: GLBS - News)
  • Maersk Broker K/S
  • Navios Maritime Acquisition (NYSE: NNA - News)
  • Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE: NM - News)
  • Ocean Rig (NASDAQ: ORIG - News)
  • Odfjell Drilling (Oslo: ODF.OL - News)
  • Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE: SB - News)
  • Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHIP - News)
  • Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK - News)
  • Synergy Marine
  • Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (NYSE: TNP - News)

Participating Analysts:

  • Clarkson Capital Markets
  • Knight Capital Americas
  • Jefferies & Company
  • Morgan Stanley
  • RS Platou Markets
  • Wells Fargo Securities

Participating Banks, Law Firms and Other Experts:

  • ABN AMRO
  • AMA Capital Partners
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • DVB Group
  • Ernst & Young
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Global Maritime Services, Inc. (GMS)
  • Jefferies & Company
  • Knight Capital Americas
  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nordea Bank Norge ASA
  • PwC
  • RS Platou Markets
  • Seward & Kissel LLP
  • Synergy Marine
  • Watson, Farley & Williams LLP
  • Wells Fargo Securities

The forum is organized in cooperation with NYSE EURONEXT and NASDAQ OMX.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, PLEASE VISIT:
http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2012newyork/index.html?articleID=1JDy3Vwg9a7hPd0

ABOUT THE ORGANIZER - CAPITAL LINK, INC.

Capital Link is a New York-based Investor Relations and Financial Communications firm. Capitalizing on its in-depth knowledge of the shipping industry and capital markets, Capital Link has made a strategic commitment to the 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:
CONTACT
Nicolas Bornozis
President
Capital Link, Inc.
230 Park Avenue
Suite 1536
T: (212) 661-7566
F: (212) 661-7526
Email: forum@capitallink.com
www.capitallinkshipping.com

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