Aug. 31, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE:KEX) announced today that
, Kirby's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and
, Kirby's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Shipping Conference on
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
1:00 p.m. eastern time
. The Jefferies conference is being held in
A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available to the public and a replay will be available after the presentation by visiting Kirby's website at
. A copy of the material prepared by Kirby for the presentation will be available at
8:00 a.m. eastern time
September 5, 2012
on Kirby's website. A replay of the presentation will be available through
October 5, 2012
on Kirby's website.
Kirby Corporation, based in
, is the nation's largest domestic tank barge operator, transporting bulk liquid products throughout the Mississippi River System, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, coastwise along all three
coasts and in
and Hawaii. Kirby transports petrochemicals, black oil products, refined petroleum products and agricultural chemicals by tank barge. Through the diesel engine services segment, Kirby provides after-market service for medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines and reduction gears used in marine and power generation applications. Kirby also distributes and services high-speed diesel engines, transmissions, pumps, compression products and manufactures oilfield service equipment, including hydraulic fracturing equipment, for land-based pressure pumping and oilfield service markets.
Statements contained in this press release with respect to the future are forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management's reasonable judgment with respect to future events. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated as a result of various factors, including cyclical or other downturns in demand, significant pricing competition, unanticipated additions to industry capacity, changes in the Jones Act or in U.S. maritime policy and practice, fuel costs, interest rates, weather conditions, and timing, magnitude and number of acquisitions made by Kirby. Forward-looking statements are based on currently available information and Kirby assumes no obligation to update any such statements. A list of additional risk factors can be found in Kirby's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended
December 31, 2011
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.