SOURCE: Marine Exploration, Inc.

November 14, 2008 06:30 ET

Marine Exploration, Inc. Ship Sails for Dominican Republic and Commences Treasure Survey Operations

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - November 14, 2008) - Marine Exploration, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MEXP) has commenced operations with the departure of their ship, the Hispaniola, out of the port of Miami, to their salvage destinations within the Dominican Republic waters. The exploration is headed by treasure hunter and renowned explorer Burt Webber, Jr. The Hispaniola has been modified to Webber's exact specifications. The 128-foot vessel will carry a four person crew and a seven member exploration team to waters north of the Dominican Republic.

The Company also has plans in place to pursue multiple notable shipwrecks.

Pictures of the Hispaniola and more information on Burt Webber, Jr. and the Hispaniola crew can be viewed at:

About Marine Exploration, Inc.

Marine Exploration, Inc. is currently pursuing two primary projects north of the Dominican Republic for which an exclusive host country treasure-salvage contract is in place.

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