Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. to Issue First Quarter 2013 Results and Hold Investor Conference Call

NEW YORK, May 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (Nasdaq:EGLE) will report its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013, after the close of stock market trading on Wednesday, May 15th. Members of Eagle Bulk's senior management team will host a teleconference and webcast at 8:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 16th to discuss the results.

To participate in the teleconference, investors and analysts are invited to call 866-510-0707 in the U.S., or 617-597-5376 outside of the U.S., and reference participant code 49839481. A simultaneous webcast of the call, including a slide presentation for interested investors and others, may be accessed by visiting http://www.eagleships.com.

A replay will be available following the call until 11:59 PM ET on May 23, 2013. To access the replay, call 888-286-8010 in the U.S., or 617-801-6888 outside of the U.S., and reference passcode 43657265.

About Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.

Eagle Bulk Shipping, Inc., headquartered in New York City, is a leading global owner of Supramax dry bulk vessels, which are dry bulk vessels that range in size from 50,000 to 60,000 deadweight tons, or dwt, and transport a broad range of major and minor bulk cargoes, including iron ore, coal, grain, cement and fertilizer, along worldwide shipping routes.

CONTACT: Company Contact: Adir Katzav Chief Financial Officer Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. Tel. +1 212-785-2500 Investor Relations / Media: Jonathan Morgan Perry Street Communications, New York Tel. +1 212-741-0014Source:Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.