Navios Maritime Partners ( NMM) announced Friday that it has declared a cash distribution of 40 cents per unit for the first quarter of 2009.

The dividend, which represents $1.60 per unit on a yearly basis, will be paid May 6 to shareholders of record as of May 1.

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