SOURCE: Excel Maritime

September 24, 2009 16:05 ET

Excel Maritime to Present at Maxim Group 3rd Annual Growth Conference in New York City

ATHENS, GREECE--(Marketwire - September 24, 2009) - 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 Lefteris Papatrifon, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, will be presenting at the Maxim Group 3rd Annual Growth Conference on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 4:00 pm EDT in New York City.

A PDF version of the slide presentation used at the conference will be available on the Excel Maritime website at www.excelmaritime.com.

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 40 vessels and, together with 7 Panamax vessels under bareboat charters, operates 47 vessels (5 Capesize, 14 Kamsarmax, 21 Panamax, 2 Supramax and 5 Handymax vessels) with a total carrying capacity of approximately 3.9 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.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    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
    www.capitallink.com

    Company:

    Lefteris Papatrifon
    Chief Financial Officer
    c/o Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd.
    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
    www.excelmaritime.com