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Pyxis Tankers Announces Availability of its Annual Report on From 20-F for the Year ended December 31, 2015 and its Upcoming Presentation at the Sidoti 2016 Emerging Growth Convention

Maroussi, Greece, March 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pyxis Tankers Inc. (NASDAQ:PXS), an emerging growth pure play product tanker company, announced today that its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2015 has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and can be accessed on our website, www.pyxistankers.com. Alternatively, shareholders may also request a hard copy of the annual report containing our audited financial statements, free of charge, by contacting us using the contact details provided at the end of this press release.

We are also pleased to announce today that Valentios ("Eddie") Valentis, our Chief Executive Officer, and Henry Williams, our Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting on behalf of Pyxis Tankers at the Sidoti Spring 2016 Emerging Growth Convention at 1:00 p.m E.T. on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Marriot Marquis in New York.

Additionally, our management team will be available to meet with investors attending the Sidoti Spring 2016 Emerging Growth Convention. Investors interested in attending and scheduling a one-on-one meeting with management may request meetings by contacting the Sidoti & Company via email (conference@sidoti.com) or using the link below:

https://www.meetmax.com/sched/event_35923/investor_reg_new.html?cmd=register&event_id=35923&attendee_role_id=INVESTOR

About the Sidoti Emerging Growth Convention

The Sidoti Spring 2016 Emerging Growth Convention will focus on companies with market capitalizations of $600 million and less, connecting their executive management teams with Wall Street's top small- and micro-cap institutional and high-net-worth investors, research and investment banking professionals and other key stakeholders in the micro-cap investment community. The convention will feature approximately 80 public companies with solid franchises. Past attendance was approximately 400, including nearly 275 registered institutional investors.

About Pyxis Tankers Inc.
We own a modern fleet of six tankers engaged in seaborne transportation of refined petroleum products and other bulk liquids. We are focused on growing our fleet of medium range product tankers, which provide operational flexibility and enhanced earnings potential due to their "eco" features and modifications. We are well positioned to opportunistically expand and maximize our fleet due to competitive cost structure, strong customer relationships and experienced management team, whose interests are aligned with those of our shareholders.

Visit our website at www.pyxistankers.com

Forward Looking Statements

This press release includes "forward-looking statements" intended to qualify for the safe harbor from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include statements about our plans, strategies, financial performance, prospects or future events and involve known and unknown risks that are difficult to predict. As a result, our actual results, performance or achievements may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by the use of words such as "may," "could," "expect," "intend," "plan," "seek," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "predict," "potential," "continue," "likely," "will," "would" and variations of these terms and similar expressions, or the negative of these terms or similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by us and our management team, are inherently uncertain. We cannot assure you, for example, about our future performance, financial results and events or those of our competitors. A more complete description of these risks and uncertainties can be found in our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2015 and other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We caution you not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which are made as of the date of this press release. We undertake no obligation to update publicly any of these forward-looking statements to reflect actual results, new information or future events, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting forward-looking statements, except to the extent required by applicable laws.

Company:
Pyxis Tankers Inc.
59 K. Karamanli Street
Maroussi 15125 Greece
info@pyxistankers.com
Company Contacts:
Henry Williams
Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +30 (210) 638 0200
/ +1 (516) 455-0106
Email: hwilliams@pyxistankers.com
Antonios C. Backos
Senior VP for Corporate Development & General Counsel
Tel: +30 (210) 638-0100
Email: abackos@pyxistankers.com

Source: Pyxis Tankers Inc.

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Source:Pyxis Tankers Inc.