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Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Nasdaq: SBLK) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Oct. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- --

What:

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Nasdaq:SBLK), a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Spyros Capralos, Chairman, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, October 24, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Media Contact:
Simos Spyrou & Christos Begleris
+30 2106178400
cfo@starbulk.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

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About Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Nasdaq:SBLK):

Star Bulk is a global shipping company providing worldwide seaborne transportation solutions in the dry bulk sector. Star Bulk’s vessels transport major bulks, which include iron ore, coal and grain and minor bulks which include bauxite, fertilizers and steel products. Star Bulk was incorporated in the Marshall Islands on December 13, 2006 and maintains executive offices in Athens, Greece. Its common stock trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "SBLK”. On a fully delivered basis, Star Bulk has a fleet of 103 vessels, with an aggregate capacity of 11.9 million dwt, consisting primarily of Capesize, as well as, Kamsarmax, Panamax, Ultramax, Supramax and Handymax vessels with carrying capacities between 38,800 dwt and 209,000 dwt. The fleet currently includes 69 operating vessels (including 22 vessels to be delivered by December 2014) and 34 currently under construction at shipyards in Japan and China. All of the newbuilding vessels are expected to be delivered during 2014, 2015 and early 2016.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.