SOURCE: Capital Link, Inc.

November 29, 2007 15:34 ET

Barry Parker Interviews the CEO of Excel Maritime Carriers (NYSE: EXM)

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 29, 2007) - In an interview with Barry Parker of BDP1 Connect, Mr. Christopher Georgakis, President & Chief Executive Officer of Excel Maritime Carriers (NYSE: EXM), discussed the developments and prospects of Excel Maritime and the dry bulk shipping sector.

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About Barry Parker:

Barry Parker is a financial writer and analyst. His articles appear in a number of prominent maritime periodicals including Fairplay, Seatrade, Lloyds Shipping Economist and James Transport Finance.

About Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd.:

The Company is an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and a provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, such as iron ore, coal and grains, as well as bauxite, fertilizers and steel products. The Company's current fleet consists of 16 vessels (ten Panamax and six Handymax vessels) with a total carrying capacity of 965,249 dwt. In addition, the company has agreed to acquire two Supramax vessels, expected to be delivered to the Company within the fourth quarter 2007. Upon delivery of the vessels the Company will have a fleet of 18 vessels (ten Panamax, two Supramax and six Handymax vessels) with a total carrying capacity of 1,074,022 deadweight tons. The Company was incorporated in 1988 and its common stock had been listed on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) since 1998. As of September 15, 2005 Excel Maritime is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), trading under the symbol EXM. For more information about the Company, please go to our corporate website


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