SOURCE: TBS International Limited via Capital Link

April 21, 2006 15:43 ET

TBS International Limited Announces Date for the Release of the First Quarter 2006 Results, Conference Call and Webcast

Earnings Release: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 After 4:00 p.m. EST Conference Call and Webcast: Thursday, May 11, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. EST

HAMILTON, BERMUDA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 21, 2006 -- TBS International Limited (NASDAQ: TBSI) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2006 results after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, May 10, 2006.

The next day, Thursday, May 11, 2006 at 9:30 am 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: 1-800-561-2601 (from the US) or 1-617-614-3518 (from outside the US). Access Code: 56385880. The conference call will also be webcast live on the Company's website: www.tbsship.com by clicking on the webcast link.

A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available from 11:30 a.m. eastern standard time on Thursday, May 11, 2006 until May 18, 2006 by dialing 1-888-286-8010 (from the US) or 1-617-801-6888 (from outside the US). Access Code: 79638755. A replay of the webcast will be available soon after the completion of the call.

About TBS International Limited

TBS is an ocean transportation services company that offers worldwide shipping solutions through liner, parcel, bulk and vessel chartering services. TBS has developed its business around key trade routes between Latin America and China, Japan and South Korea, as well as select ports in North America, Africa and the Caribbean. TBS provides frequent voyages in its network, as well as cargo scheduling, loading and discharge for its customers.

Visit our website at www.tbsship.com

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