ADVISORY, Dec. 18, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: Chairman and CEO of Aries Maritime Transport Limited (RAMS) will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell to commemorate the company's name and ticker change to Newlead Holdings Ltd. (NEWL), effective, December 21, 2009. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday, December 21, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Laura Kowalcyk (212) 279-3115 ext. 209 LKowalcyk@cjpcom.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220 Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQOMX.com
The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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About Aries Maritime Transport Limited:
Aries Maritime Transport Limited is an international shipping company that owns and operates product tanker, container and dry bulk vessels. The Company's products tanker fleet consists of five MR tankers and four Panamax tankers, all of which are double-hulled. The Company also owns a fleet of two container vessels in capacity of 2,917 TEU each and three dry bulk vessels secured on period charters.
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