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Kirby Corporation To Attend February Transportation Conferences

HOUSTON, Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE: KEX) announced today that Kirby will give a webcast presentation at the 2016 Stifel Transportation & Logistics Conference on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 and also attend the 2016 BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference on Wednesday, February 10, 2016.  Specifics of the conference presentation and meetings are as follows:

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2016 Stifel Transportation & Logistics Conference
Presentation date & time: Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 2:00 p.m. eastern time
Presenters:  David Grzebinski, President and CEO
Location:  Key Biscayne, FL

2016 BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference
Investor meetings:  Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Location:  Coral Gables, FL

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available to the public and a replay will be available for 30 days after the presentations by visiting Kirby's website at   A copy of the material prepared by Kirby for the presentation will be available at 7:00 a.m. central time on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 on Kirby's website.  

Kirby Corporation, based in Houston, Texas, is the nation's largest domestic tank barge operator transporting bulk liquid products throughout the Mississippi River System, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, coastwise along all three United States coasts and in Alaska and Hawaii.  Kirby transports petrochemicals, black oil, refined petroleum products and agricultural chemicals by tank barge.  Through the diesel engine services segment, Kirby provides after-market service for medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines and reduction gears used in marine and power generation applications.  Kirby also distributes and services diesel engines, transmissions, and pumps, and manufactures and remanufactures oilfield service equipment, including pressure pumping units, for land-based pressure pumping and oilfield service markets.

Statements contained in this press release with respect to the future are forward-looking statements.  These statements reflect management's reasonable judgment with respect to future events.  Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties.  Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated as a result of various factors, including cyclical or other downturns in demand, significant pricing competition, unanticipated additions to industry capacity, changes in the Jones Act or in U.S. maritime policy and practice, fuel costs, interest rates, weather conditions, and timing, magnitude and number of acquisitions made by Kirby.  Forward-looking statements are based on currently available information and Kirby assumes no obligation to update any such statements.  A list of additional risk factors can be found in Kirby's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  

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For further information: Sterling Adlakha, Kirby Corporation, 713-435-1101