SOURCE: Excel Maritime

Excel Maritime

February 23, 2011 16:05 ET

Excel Maritime Announces Date for the Release of Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Results, Conference Call and Webcast

Earnings Release: Monday, February 28, 2011, After the Market Closes; Conference Call and Webcast: Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at 10:30 A.M. EST

ATHENS, GREECE--(Marketwire - February 23, 2011) - Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd (NYSE: EXM), an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and a provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, announced today that it will release its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010 after the market closes on Monday, February 28, 2011.

On the next day, Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 10:30 A.M. EST, the company's management will host a conference call to discuss the results.

Conference Call details:
Participants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1 866 819 7111 (US Toll Free Dial In), 0800 953 0329 (UK Toll Free Dial In) or +44 (0)1452 542 301 (Standard International Dial In). Please quote "Excel Maritime" to the operator.

A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available until March 8, 2011 by dialing 1 866 247 4222 (US Toll Free Dial In), 0800 953 1533 (UK Toll Free Dial In) or +44 (0)1452 550 000 (Standard International Dial In). Access Code: 1838801#

Slides and audio webcast:
There will also be a live, and then archived, webcast of the conference call, available through Excel Maritime Carriers' website (www.excelmaritime.com). Participants for the live webcast should register on the website approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the webcast.

About Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd

Excel 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. Excel owns a fleet of 42 vessels, among which one Capesize vessel is through a majority joint venture and, together with 7 Panamax vessels under bareboat charters, operates 49 vessels (7 Capesize, 14 Kamsarmax, 21 Panamax, 2 Supramax and 5 Handymax vessels) with a total carrying capacity of over 4.2 million DWT. Excel Class A common shares have been listed since September 15, 2005 on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EXM and, prior to that date, were listed on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) since 1998. For more information about the Company, please go to our corporate website www.excelmaritime.com.

Forward-looking Statements

Certain statements and information included in this release constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Excel Maritime to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements include the risk that the notes offering is not timely consummated or is not consummated at all.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Investor Relations / Financial Media:
    Nicolas Bornozis
    President
    Capital Link, Inc.
    230 Park Avenue - Suite 1536
    New York, NY 10160 USA
    Tel: (212) 661-7566
    Fax: (212) 661-7526
    E-Mail: excelmaritime@capitallink.com
    http://www.capitallink.com

    Company:
    Pavlos Kanellopoulos
    Chief Financial Officer
    Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd.
    c/o 17th Km National Road Athens-Lamia & Finikos Street
    145 64 Nea Kifisia
    Athens, Greece
    Tel: 011-30-210-62-09-520
    Fax: 011-30-210-62-09-528
    E-Mail: ir@excelmaritime.com
    http://www.excelmaritime.com