NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 17, 2010) - Polys Hajioannou, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Safe Bulkers (NYSE: SB), was interviewed by Barry D. Parker of BDP1. The interview focused on the development of Safe Bulkers, Inc. along with the development of the dry bulk shipping sector in general.

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About Safe Bulkers, Inc.:

The Company's subsidiaries provide marine drybulk transportation services, transporting bulk cargoes, particularly coal, grain and iron ore, along worldwide shipping routes for some of the world's largest users of such services. The Company's common stock is listed on the NYSE where it trades under the symbol "SB". The Company's subsidiaries currently own 13 drybulk vessels, all built post-2003, and have contracted to acquire six additional drybulk newbuild vessels to be delivered at various times through 2012.

About Barry Parker:

Barry Parker is a financial writer and analyst. His articles appear in a number of prominent maritime periodicals including Fairplay, Seatrade, Lloyds Shipping Economist and Janes Transport Finance and Capital Link Shipping.


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