NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 14, 2008) - Akis Tsirigakis, President and CEO of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK), was interviewed by Barry D. Parker of BDP1 Consulting. The interview focused on Star Bulk's second quarter and six months 2008 operational and financial results and on the overall development and strategy of the company.

The interview is featured on, where it will also remain archived under "Interviews."

About Star Bulk Carriers Corp.

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, plus definitive agreements to acquire one Capesize dry bulk carrier and sell its Panamax dry bulk carrier. The total fleet consists of four Capesize, one Panamax and eight Supramax dry bulk vessels with an average age of approximately 10 years and a combined cargo carrying capacity of 1,184,835 deadweight tons. For more information please visit the company's website


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