July 21, 2011 - Athens, Greece - OceanFreight Inc. (NASDAQ: OCNF) (the “Company”) today announced that it has regained compliance with the minimum bid price requirement set forth in NASDAQ Listing Rule 5450(a)(1).The Company received a letter from The NASDAQ Stock Market (the “NASDAQ”) dated July 20, 2011 confirming that the closing bid price of the Company’s common stock has been at $1.00 per share or greater for at least 10 consecutive business days, from July 6, 2011 through July 19, 2011.
As previously announced, on January 25, 2011, the Company received a notice from the NASDAQ staff indicating that the Company was not in compliance with the $1.00 minimum bid price requirement for continued listing on the NASDAQ Global Market, as set forth in Listing Rule 5450(a)(1). The Company was provided a grace period of 180 days to regain compliance with Listing Rule 5450(a)(1). As a result of the Company having satisfied the minimum bid requirement for at least 10 consecutive business days, the NASDAQ staff has advised the Company that this matter is now closed.
OceanFreight Inc. is an owner and operator of drybulk vessels that operate worldwide. OceanFreight owns a fleet of eleven vessels, comprised of six drybulk vessels (four Capesize and two Panamaxes) and five newbuilding Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOC) with a combined deadweight tonnage of about 1.9 million tons. The Company’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market where it trades under the symbol “OCNF.” On the WEB: www.oceanfreightinc.com.