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NAVIOS MARITIME PARTNERS L.P. DECLARES DISTRIBUTION OF $0.40 PER UNIT AND ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END 2008 RESULTS, CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST

Earnings Announcement: Wednesday, January 28, 2009, after 4.00 pm EST
Conference Call and Webcast: Thursday, January 29, 2009, at 8:30 am EST

PIRAEUS, GREECE - January 26, 2009 - Navios Maritime Partners L.P. ("Navios Partners") (NYSE: NMM), an owner and operator of Capesize and Panamax vessels, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash distribution of $0.40 per unit for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2008. This represents a 4% increase from the distribution paid in the third quarter of 2008 and $1.60 per unit on an annualized basis.

The cash distribution will be payable on February 12, 2009 to unit holders of record as of February 9, 2009.

Navios Partners will announce earnings for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2008 after 4.00 pm EST, on Wednesday, January 28, 2009.

Navios Partners will also host a conference call on Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 8:30 am EST, during which Navios Partners' senior management will discuss the results of the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2008.

Conference Call details:
Participants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers:

US Toll Free Dial In: 1866 819 7111
UK Toll Free Dial In: 0800 953 0329
International Dial In: +44 (0) 1452 542 301
Please quote "NAVIOS MLP".

A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available until February 5, 2009 by dialing the following numbers:

US Toll Free Dial In: 1866 247 4222
UK Toll Free Dial In: 0800 953 1533
International Dial In: +44 1452 550 000
Access Code: 33433537#

Slides and audio webcast:
There will also be a live webcast of the conference call, through the Navios Partners' website (www.navios-mlp.com) under "Investors". Participants to the live webcast should register on the website approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the webcast.

A supplemental slide presentation will be available on the Navios Partners' website at www.navios-mlp.com under the "Investors" section at 7:45 A.M. EST on the day of the call.

About Navios Maritime Partners L.P.

Navios Partners (NYSE: NMM), a publicly traded master limited partnership formed by Navios Maritime Holdings Inc (NYSE: NM), is an owner and operator of Capesize and Panamax vessels. For more information, please visit our website at www.navios-mlp.com.

Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements (as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) concerning future events and Navios Partners' growth strategy and measures to implement such strategy; including intended distributions, expected vessel acquisitions and entering into further time charters. Words such as "expects," "intends," "plans," "believes," "anticipates," "hopes," "estimates," and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements include comments regarding expected revenue and time charters. Although the Navios Partners believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. These statements involve known and unknown risks and are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates which are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the control of Navios Partners. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to changes in the demand for dry bulk vessels, competitive factors in the market in which Navios Partners operates; risks associated with operations outside the United States; and other factors listed from time to time in the Navios Partners' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Navios Partners expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in Navios Partners' expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.

Contacts

Public & Investor Relations Contact:

Navios Maritime Partners L.P.
Investor Relations
Nicolas Bornozis
Capital Link, Inc.
Tel. (212) 661-7566
E-mail:naviospartners@capitallink.com