SEACOR Holdings Inc. Announces Order to Purchase Two 84,000 M3 LPG Carriers With an Option to Purchase up to Three Additional

SEACOR Holdings Inc. Announces Order to Purchase Two 84,000 M3 LPG Carriers 
With an Option to Purchase up to Three Additional Carriers 
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 05/02/13 --  SEACOR Holdings
Inc. (NYSE: CKH) ("SEACOR") announced today that it has executed an
agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. ("HHI"), through a
subsidiary of SEACOR Ocean Transport Inc., for the construction of
two Liquefied Petroleum Gas tankers (Very Large Gas Carriers,
otherwise known as VLGCs) with expected deliveries in 2014 with an
option to purchase up to three additional VLGCs with delivery in
2015. These vessels will be equipped to meet current and expected
environmental and regulatory requirements and feature substantially
improved performance and consumption due to a new hull design and the
latest generation MAN B&W G-type engines.  
SEACOR anticipates that the new vessels will be managed by Dorian
(Hellas) S.A. ("Dorian") in a pool together with three VLGCs owned by
affiliates of Dorian. Dorian also has an option to acquire or
co-invest in up to 50% of the vessels under contract and option with
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements 
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, inland river and shipping. SEACOR is
focused on providing highly responsive local service combined with
the highest safety standards, innovative technology, modern,
efficient equipment and dedicated professional employees. SEACOR is
publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the
symbol CKH. 
Certain statements discussed in this release as well as in other
reports, materials and oral statements that the Company releases from
time to time to the public constitute "forward-looking statements"
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. Generally, words such as "anticipate," "estimate," "expect,"
"project," "intend," "believe," "plan," "target," "forecast" and
similar expressions are intended to identify forward- looking
statements. Such forward-looking statements concern management's
expectations, strategic objectives, business prospects, anticipated
economic performance and financial condition and other similar
matters. These statements are not guarantees of future performance
and actual events or results may differ significantly from these
statements. Actual events or results are subject to significant known
and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors,
including decreased demand and loss of revenues as a result of U.S.
government implemented moratoriums directing operators to cease
certain drilling activities and any extension of such moratoriums
(the "Moratoriums"), weakening demand for the Company's services as a
result of unplanned customer suspensions, cancellations, rate
reductions or non-renewals of vessel charters or failures to finalize
commitments to charter vessels in response to Moratoriums, increased
government legislation and regulation of the Company's businesses
could increase cost of operations, increased competition if the Jones
Act is repealed, liability, legal fees and costs in connection with
the provision of emergency response services, including the Company's
involvement in response to the oil spill as a result of the sinking
of the Deepwater Horizon in April 2010, decreased demand for the
Company's services as a result of declines in the global economy,
declines in valuations in the global financial markets and a lack of
liquidity in the credit sectors, including, 
interest rate fluctuations, availability of credit, inflation rates,
change in laws, trade barriers, commodity prices and currency
exchange fluctuations, the cyclical nature of the oil and gas
industry, activity in foreign countries and changes in foreign
political, military and economic conditions, changes in foreign and
domestic oil and gas exploration and production activity, safety
record requirements related to Offshore Marine Services and Shipping
Services, decreased demand for Shipping Services due to construction
of additional refined petroleum product, natural gas or crude oil
pipelines or due to decreased demand for refined petroleum products,
crude oil or chemical products or a change in existing methods of
delivery, compliance with U.S. and foreign government laws and
regulations, including environmental laws and regulations, the
dependence of Offshore Marine Services and Shipping Services on
several customers, consolidation of the Company's customer base, the
ongoing need to replace aging vessels, industry fleet capacity,
restrictions imposed by the Shipping Acts on the amount of foreign
ownership of the Company's Common Stock, operational risks of
Offshore Marine Services, Inland River Services and Shipping
Services, effects of adverse weather conditions and seasonality, the
level of grain export volume, the effect of fuel prices on barge
towing costs, variability in freight rates for inland river barges,
the effect of international economic and political factors in Inland
River Services' operations, sudden and unexpected changes in
commodity prices, futures and options, global weather conditions,
political instability, changes in currency exchanges rates, and
product availability in agriculture commodity trading and logistics
activities, adequacy of insurance coverage, the attraction and
retention of qualified personnel by the Company, and various other
matters and factors, many of which are beyond the Company's control
as well as those discussed in Item 1A (Risk Factors) of the Company's
Annual report on Form 10-K. In addition, these statements constitute
the Company's cautionary statements under the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. It should be understood that it is not
possible to predict or identify all such factors. Consequently, the
preceding should not be considered to be a complete discussion of all
potential risks or uncertainties. Forward-looking statements speak
only as of the date of the document in which they are made. The
Company disclaims any obligation or undertaking to provide any
updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement to reflect any
change in the Company's expectations or any change in events,
conditions or circumstances on which the forward-looking statement is
based, except as required by law. It is advisable, however, to
consult any further disclosures the Company makes on related subjects
in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including
Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K (if
For additional information, contact: 
Molly Hottinger
(954) 627-5278 
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