SOURCE: Effective Control Transport Inc.

June 25, 2008 13:31 ET

Effective Control Transport Announces CRAM Testing in Maritime Industry With Ocean Group Inc.

LONGUEUIL, QC--(Marketwire - June 25, 2008) - Effective Control Transport Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EFFC) (, a software company which specializes in technology that monitors an operator's vigilance and awareness, announced today that the company will begin testing the CRAM technology in the maritime industry with OCEAN GROUP Inc.

ECT will begin this testing phase by installing the CRAM technology in 10 of Ocean Group's large capacity tug-and-barge units used for short and long-distance towing services. The testing data obtained from this implementation will also be shared with Transport Canada, who ECT will work in collaboration with to devise a standard for the maritime industry.

Raphael Huppe, CEO of Effective Control Transport, stated, "We are very pleased at the market's receptiveness of the CRAM technology and the opportunity to immediately begin field testing the CRAM software with both its fatigue and awareness monitoring technology in the maritime industry. This is a huge step forward in our continued effort to bring the CRAM technology to all areas of transportation and help save lives."

"In our commitment in maintaining leader status in the maritime industry and continue providing safe and reliable service, we are very excited to be collaborating with ECT in the testing which will hopefully lead to the future integration of the CRAM technology in our full fleet of vessels," stated Gordon Bain, CEO of Ocean Group Inc.

Ocean Group Inc. is the main integrated maritime service supplier in Canada and a leader of the Canadian maritime industry.

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