TBS International plc (
Q2 2011 Earnings Call
August 9, 2011 8:30 a.m. ET
Joseph Royce - Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Ferdinand Lepere - Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
John Shortino - Superior Technology
Good day and thank you for standing by ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the TBS International Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2011 Earnings Conference Call. We have with us today Joseph E. Royce, Chairman, President and CEO; and Mr. Fred Lepere, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the company. (Operator Instructions)
The conference will also be webcast live, audio and slideshow on the company's website at www.tbsship.com, by clicking on the webcast banner. I must advice you that this conference is being recorded today, Tuesday, August 9, 2011.
We now pass the floor to one of your speakers for today, Mr. Fred Lepere. Please go ahead Mr. Lepere.
Well, good morning and thank you for joining TBS International's quarterly conference call. The purpose of today's call is to discuss the results of TBS' second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011.
On Monday, August 8, 2011, we issued a press release after the market closed in New York, with financial and operational information for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. If you have not received this release, you may log on to our website at www.tbsship.com and navigate to the Investor Relations page. Or you can call Capital Link at area code 212-661-7566. We will also post the transcript of this call on our website once it has been prepared.