NewLead Holdings Ltd. Announces the Date for Release of Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results and Conference Call and Webcast Details

Dec 15, 2010, 07:00 ET from NewLead Holdings Ltd.

PIRAEUS, Greece, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") today announced that its financial results for the third quarter 2010 and nine months ended September 30, 2010 will be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, December 16, 2010. The Company will hold its earnings conference call at 08:00 a.m. (EST) that morning.

To access the conference call participants should dial +1 (888) 895-3561 (US/Canada) or +1 (706) 634-7259 (international) at 7:50 a.m. (EST) and request the NewLead Holdings Ltd. Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Call or Conference ID #29006421.

A telephonic replay will be available for anyone unable to participate in the live call. To access the replay, call +1 (800) 642-1687 (US/Canada) or +1 (706) 645-9291 (international) and enter confirmation code 29006421. The recording will be available from Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. (EST) through Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. (EST).

A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be available at under the Investor Relations section. A replay of the conference call will be available online beginning later that morning on December 16, 2010 and will remain available for two weeks following the call.

About NewLead Holdings Ltd.

NewLead Holdings Ltd. is an international, vertically integrated shipping company that owns and manages product tankers and dry bulk vessels. NewLead currently controls 22 vessels, including six double-hull product tankers and 16 dry bulk vessels of which four are newbuildings. NewLead's common shares are traded under the symbol "NEWL" on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. To learn more about NewLead Holdings Ltd., please visit the new website at

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