Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NM)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
August 23, 2012 8:30 AM ET
Angeliki Frangou – Chairman and CEO
Ted Petrone – President
Ioannis Karyotis – SVP, Strategic Planning
George Achniotis – CFO
Chris Wetherbee – Citi
Natasha Boyden – Global Hunter
Good morning and thank you for joining us for this morning’s Navios Maritime Holdings Second Quarter and First Half 2012 Earnings Conference Call. With us today from the company, are Chairman and CEO Ms. Angeliki Frangou; President Mr. Ted Petrone; SVP of Strategic Planning Mr. Ioannis Karyotis; and Chief Financial Officer Mr. George Achniotis.
As a reminder, this conference call is also being webcast. To access the webcast, please go to the Investors Section of Navios Holdings website, www.navios.com. The copy of the presentation referenced in today’s earnings call can also be found there.
Before I review the structure of this morning’s call, I’d like to read the Safe Harbor statement. This conference call could contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 about Navios Holdings. Such Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of Navios Holdings management and are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from forward-looking statements. Such risks are more fully discussed in Navios Holdings filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The information set forth in this conference call should be understood in light of such risks. Navios Holdings does not assume any obligation to update the information contained in the call. Thank you.