New York, December 10, 2019

Within the context of the 21st Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum, the New York Stock Exchange in cooperation with Capital Link organized a special ceremony in honor of Greece entitled “Greek American Issuer Day at NYSE”.

On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) held an official reception in honor of the Greek Delegation, Greek companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange and companies that participated in the 21st Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum, which was held with great success the previous day.

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) flew the Greek flag on Wall Street and issued special commemorative medals to honor the members of the Greek Delegation.

H.E. Christos Staikouras, Minister of Finance of the Hellenic Republic, and Dr. Nikolas P. Tsakos, President and CEO, Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE: TNP); Chairman, INTERTANKO 2014-2018, rang The Closing Bell accompanied on the Bell Podium by H.E. Adonis Georgiadis, Minister of Development & Investments, H.E. Harry Theocharis, Minister of Tourism, H.E. Ioannis Plakiotakis, Minister of Maritime Affairs & Insular Policy and senior executives of the following NYSE LISTED companies: AMERESCO (Mr. David Anderson, Executive VP & Board Member)- CITI (Mr. Emilios Kyriacou, Managing Director, Country Corporate Officer, Greece, Cyprus & Malta), DIANA SHIPPING INC. (Ms Semiramis Paliou, Deputy CEO) – DORIAN LPG (Ms Marina Hadjipateras) – MISTRAS GROUP, INC. (Mr. Dennis Bertolotti – CEO), NAVIOS GROUP (Mr. Ted Petrone, Vice Chairman)- NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK (parent of Atlantic Bank of New York) (Mr. Joseph Ficalora, CEO), Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President of Capital Link and Mrs. Olga Bornozi, Managing Director of Capital Link.

Chris Taylor, VP of Listings, NYSE – The New York Stock Exchange welcomed the Greek Delegation and the listed companies and highlighted the long standing relationship between the New York Stock Exchange and the Greek and Greek-American business communities.

The active support and participation of NYSE, the world’s largest stock exchange, enhances the prestige and the visibility of the Forum and of Greece to a wider international investment audience. It also shows the stable support of NYSE to Greece, the Greek companies, the Greek shipping industry and the Greek American Diaspora. The US Capital Markets are a major source of capital for a growing number of companies of Greek interest and the New York Stock Exchange is playing a leading role in this.

The event was broadcasted live on major news stations in the United States and abroad to an estimated audience of 150 million viewers worldwide

For further information, please contact:

NEW YORK – Ms. Olga Bornozi / Ms. Eleni Bej

Tel. +1 212 661 75 66 – Email: [email protected]

ATHENS – Ms. Athena Kosmadaki

Tel: +30 210 610 9800 – Email: [email protected]

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Founded in 1995, Capital Link is a New York based investor relations, financial communications and advisory firm with a strategic focus on the maritime, commodities and energy sectors, MLPs, as well as Closed-End Funds and ETFs. Based in New York City, Capital Link has presence in London, Athens & Oslo. Capital Link is a member of the Baltic Exchange and works very closely with the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ and the London Stock Exchange as well as with major international and supranational organizations and industry associations in the areas of the firm’s strategic concentration.

Our proactive approach, which integrates Investor Relations, Information Technology and Media, enhances awareness and branding for our clients through tailored outreach programs targeting analysts, institutional and individual investors and the financial media complemented by extensive and uniquely powerful marketing platforms. Capital Link offers a full suite of services including strategic and corporate advisory, investor relations, media relations, public and industry relations and the organization of corporate events. Capital Link is also known for the organization of large scale, high quality Investment Forums focusing on maritime transportation and U.S. investment products in key industry centers, such as New York, London, Athens, Limassol, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo and as of this year in Hong Kong. We organize twelve to fourteen conferences annually, of which seven are focused on the maritime sector. The Capital Link Investment Forums feature industry leaders and draw the elite of the global financial and investment communities. The Capital Link brand is widely-recognized and valued worldwide by participants in these communities for combining rich informational and educational content with as well as superior networking opportunities. In addition to conferences, Capital Link organizes Webinars focusing on investment strategies, sectors, critical topics of interest to the investment community and company presentations. Capital Link’s global marketing platform enhances the visibility and reach of these events on a global scale that lasts well beyond the date on which each event is held, becoming a continuous reference point for market participants.

Capital Link’s efforts have been recognized by the 2011 Lloyds’s List Greek Shipping Awards, in 2012 and 2013 by the InterContinental Finance Magazine and in 2016 by the Wealth & Finance Magazine, Also, by the International Propeller Club of the United States and AHI-American Hellenic Institute.