Star Bulk Carriers 6-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of November 2008
STAR BULK CARRIERS CORP.
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INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS FORM 6-K REPORT
Attached as Exhibit 1 is a copy of the press release of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the Company), dated November 13, 2008, Star Bulk Announces Date for the Release of Third Quarter 2008 Results, Conference Call And Webcast
STAR BULK ANNOUNCES DATE FOR THE RELEASE OF THIRD QUARTER 2008 RESULTS, CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
Earnings Release: Monday, November 24, 2008, after 4:00 p.m. EST
Conference Call and Webcast: Tuesday, November 25, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. EST
Athens, Greece, November 13, 2008 - Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK) announced today that it will release its results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2008, after the market closes in New York on Monday, November 24, 2008. Star Bulk's management team will host a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results on Tuesday, November 25, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. EST.
Conference Call details:
Participants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 953-0329 (from the UK) or +(44) (0) 1452 542 301 (from outside the US). Please quote "StarBulk."
A replay of the conference call will be available until December 2, 2008. The United States replay number is 1(866) 247-4222; from the UK 0(800) 953-1533; the standard international replay number is (+44) (0) 1452 550 000 and the access code required for the replay is: 3128607#.
Slides and audio webcast:
There will also be a simultaneous live webcast over the Internet, through the Star Bulk website (www.starbulk.com). Participants to the live webcast should register on the website approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the webcast.
About Star Bulk
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 such as bauxite, fertilizers and steel products. Star Bulk was incorporated in the Marshall Islands on December 13, 2006 and is headquartered in Athens, Greece. Its common stock and warrants trade on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbols "SBLK" and "SBLKW" respectively. Currently, Star Bulk has an operating fleet of twelve dry bulk carriers. The total fleet consists of four Capesize and eight Supramax dry bulk vessels with an average age of approximately 9 years and a combined cargo carrying capacity of 1,106,250 deadweight tons.
The information in this press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding: (1) the delivery and operation of assets of Star Bulk; (2) Star Bulk's future operating or financial results; (3) future, pending or recent acquisitions, business strategy, areas of possible expansion, and expected capital spending or operating expenses; (4) drybulk market trends, including charter rates and factors affecting vessel supply and demand; and (5) other statements identified by words such as "anticipate," "believe," "plan," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "will," "should," "may," or words of similar meaning.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
STAR BULK CARRIERS CORP.
Dated November 13, 2008
/s/ PROKOPIOS TSIRIGAKIS
Name: Prokopios Tsirigakis
Title: Chief Executive Officer and President