SEACOR Holdings Announces Closing of Sale of National Response Corporation, NRCES and SEACOR Response

Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:28pm EDT

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  FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Mar 19 (MARKET WIRE) -- 
SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) today announced that it closed its
previously announced agreement to sell a portion of its environmental
business to J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity
firm focused on the defense, aerospace and maritime sectors. The
businesses sold included National Response Corporation (NRC), one of the
largest providers of oil spill response services in the United States;
NRC Environmental Services Inc., a leading provider of environmental and
industrial services on the West Coast; and SEACOR Response Ltd. which
provides oil spill and emergency response services to customers in
various international markets. The transaction did not include O'Brien's
Response Management Inc., a leading provider of crisis and emergency
preparedness and response management services, which will continue to be
a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. post-closing.

    SEACOR is a global provider of equipment and services primarily
supporting the offshore oil and gas and marine transportation industries.
SEACOR offers customers a diversified suite of services including
offshore marine, aviation, inland river, marine transportation,
environmental, commodity trading and logistics and offshore and harbor
towing. SEACOR is focused on providing highly responsive local service
combined with the highest safety standards, innovative technology,
modern, efficient equipment and dedicated professional employees.

    For additional information, contact Molly Hottinger at (954) 627-5278 or
visit SEACOR's website at www.seacorholdings.com.

    

Molly Hottinger 
(954) 627-5278 
www.seacorholdings.com 

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