NEW YORK, July 22, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (Nasdaq:EGLE) will report its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010, after the close of stock market trading on Wednesday, August 4 th.  Members of Eagle Bulk's senior management team will host a teleconference and webcast at 8:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, August 5 th, to discuss the results.

To participate in the teleconference, investors and analysts are invited to call 866-202-1971 in the U.S., or 617-213-8842 outside of the U.S., and reference participant code 30456766. A simultaneous webcast of the call, including a slide presentation for interested investors and others, may be accessed by visiting http://www.eagleships.com.

A replay will be available following the call until 11:59 PM ET on August 12, 2010. To access the replay, call 888-286-8010 in the U.S., or 617-801-6888 outside of the U.S., and reference passcode 12955927.

About Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.

Eagle Bulk Shipping, Inc., headquartered in New York City, is a leading global owner of Supramax dry bulk vessels, which are dry bulk vessels that range in size from 50,000 to 60,000 deadweight tons, or dwt, and transport a broad range of major and minor bulk cargoes, including iron ore, coal, grain, cement and fertilizer, along worldwide shipping routes.
CONTACT:  Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.          Investor Contact          Alan Ginsberg, Chief Financial Officer          (212) 785-2500                   Perry Street Communications          Media Contact          Jonathan Morgan          (212) 741-0014