OTC Markets Group Welcomes International Shipholding Corporation to OTCQX

Dec 21, 2015, 09:02 ET from OTC Markets Group Inc.

NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial markets, today announced International Shipholding Corporation (OTCQX: ISHC), an international waterborne shipping company, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market.  International Shipholding Corporation previously traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

International Shipping Corporation begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol "ISHC."  U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.

"We are thrilled to welcome International Shipholding Corporation to the OTCQX market," said Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group.  "OTCQX provides an efficient, cost-effective alternative to a national stock exchange listing for established companies that are committed to providing a high-quality trading experience for their investors.  We look forward to helping International Shipholding Corporation thrive and grow."  

Euro Pacific Capital, Inc. serves as International Shipholding Corporation's Designated Advisor for Disclosure ("DAD") on OTCQX, responsible for providing professional guidance on OTCQX requirements.

International Shipholding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a diversified fleet of U.S. and International Flag vessels that provide worldwide and domestic maritime transportation services to commercial and governmental customers primarily under medium to long-term charters and contracts.  The company maintains offices in Mobile, Alabama; New York, New York; Tampa, Florida; and Shanghai, China, as well as a network of agencies in major cities worldwide.

About OTC Markets Group

OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates Open, Transparent and Connected financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities.  Through our OTC Link® ATS, we directly link a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services for a wide spectrum of securities.  We organize these securities into markets to inform investors of opportunities and risks: the OTCQX® Best Market; the OTCQB® Venture Market; and the OTC Pink® Open Market.  Our data-driven platform enables investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice at the best possible price and empowers a broad range of companies to improve the quality and availability of information for their investors.  To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient financial markets, visit www.otcmarkets.com.

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Saskia Sidenfaden, OTC Markets Group Inc., +1 (212) 896-4428, saskia@otcmarkets.com

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