Star Bulk Takes Delivery of M/V Leviathan, Its Second Eco, Fuel-Efficient Capesize and Provides Fleet Status Update

ATHENS, GREECE--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2014) -  Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk") (NASDAQ: SBLK), a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, today announced that on September 19, 2014 it has taken delivery of M/V Leviathan (the "Vessel"), a 182,000 dwt Capesize built by Japan Marine United ("JMU"), one of the leading shipyards worldwide. The Vessel is a sistership to M/V Peloreus already delivered to the Company and is the second of six similar vessels ordered at JMU (collectively the "JMU Capesize vessels") with expected deliveries until the 3rd quarter of 2015. The JMU Capesize vessels are all built with modern specifications and we anticipate they will have amongst the lowest fuel consumptions and carbon emissions of vessels of similar size and age.

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Tony Hawk and Friends Celebrate the 11th Annual Stand Up For Skateparks Benefit in Beverly Hills

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2014) - With DJ Z-Trip spinning and mashing sounds atop the 13-foot halfpipe, Tony Hawk's 11th-annual Stand Up For Skateparks benefit came to a climactic conclusion with Hawk and other top skate and BMX pros performing an all-star demo yesterday at Green Acres Estate in Beverly Hills, California. The event has become a staple for Tony Hawk Foundation supporters and celebrities alike, offering a fun kid-centric day that culminates with Hawk and friends performing on his personal ramp. And eleven years on, Hawk is still finding ways to mash up the program -- this year putting Z-Trip in the middle of the action and high above the crowd. 

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