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Star Bulk Carriers Corp. [SBLK] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, June 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. [SBLK], a global shipping company that provides worldwide seaborne transportation solutions in the dry bulk sector, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Mr. Spyros Capralos, President & CEO, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, June 17, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Investor Relations / Financial Media Contact:
Mr. Nicolas Bornozis
President
Capital Link, Inc.
230 Park Avenue, Suite 1536
New York, NY 10169
Tel: (212) 661-7566
Email: starbulk@capitallink.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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Webcast:

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About Star Bulk Carriers Corp. [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 Market under the symbol "SBLK." Currently, Star Bulk has an operating fleet of thirteen dry bulk carriers. The total fleet consists of five Capesize and eight Supramax dry bulk vessels with a combined cargo carrying capacity of 1,290,602 deadweight tons. The average age of our current operating fleet is approximately 10.4 years. Additionally, we have three third-party drybulk vessels under our management, one Capesize and two Supramax vessels, and we have been sub‐contracted for certain management services, including crewing, purchasing and insurances, for two product tankers. The total combined cargo carrying capacity of these vessels amounts to 387,631 deadweight tons.

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