SOURCE: Market Pulse

October 05, 2007 08:45 ET

Market Pulse Breaking News Alert for Friday, October 5, 2007: MCII - Mariner's Choice Gasoline Enhancer Receives EPA Registration!

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ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2007) - Market Pulse News Alert for this AM, Stocks to Watch are: Mariner's Choice International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MCII), Immucor Inc. (NASDAQ: BLUD), Level 3 Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) and Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN).

Investors need to be watching Mariner's Choice International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MCII) this AM! Mariner's Choice develops, manufactures and markets product solutions that are eco-safe for the recreational, commercial and industrial marine markets. The company is developing products that provide equal or superior performance compared to alternative products containing caustic or hazardous ingredients and are competitively priced. MCII's product line includes: (1) Deck Solutions (for the vessel's exterior); (2) Under-Deck Solutions (treating the holding tank, sanitation system, bilge and vessel infrastructure); and (3) Personal Care Solutions (clothes/laundry, skin care and protection, infectious disease control and insect/bug/pest control). The company has already introduced 15 products spanning all three product categories. Mariner's Choice products reduce the cost of ownership, operations, and maintenance of marine assets. MCII plans to continuously introduce new products and has many more in the pipeline that it plans to introduce over the next 18 months. The addition of a personal care solutions product line provides Mariner's Choice with a significant competitive edge. The company has another 10 products it plans to launch in this product category. Recently MCII launched a line of fuel enhancers specifically formulated for the marine industry and registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). MCII has already pre-booked revenue from various marine and non-marine sources, including offshore oil rig maintenance companies, a cruise ship line and hotel/resort operations. It plans to market its products through distributors and sales agents/manufacturers representatives. MCII management is anticipating 2007 revenue in a $1.3 million range and expects to reach operating breakeven during 2008. Retail sales of recreational boats increased nearly 6% in 2006 to $39.5 billion. The worldwide marine market for cleaning, maintenance and sanitation products is valued at approximately $8 billion. It is anticipated that worldwide market for boat cleaning, maintenance and sanitation products will continue to expand, maintaining an average of 8-9% annual growth over the next several years. Both the recreational and industrial/commercial marine segments worldwide are adopting eco-safe solutions in response to new mandates from government agencies requiring constraints on products that harm the environment. Mariner's Choice green products are a timely response to the environmental and health concerns globally. Beacon Equity Research recently initiated coverage of Mariner's Choice with a "Speculative Buy" rating and a $0.90 share price target. MCII is poised to become a significant player in the recreational and industrial/commercial marine chemicals markets! MCII has had several excellent news announcements out lately and one again before today's opening bell announcing Mariner's Choice gasoline enhancer receives EPA registration! The company also announced the introduction of MC-Marine Gas #1 Extreme allows Mariner's Choice to enter into a multi-billion dollar fuel additive market! Investors should be watching this one closely!

Mariner's Choice International Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MCII) MC-Marine Gas #1 Extreme is a proprietary advanced technology that differentiates it from all other fuel additives.

The introduction of MC-Marine Gas #1 Extreme allows Mariner's Choice to enter into a multi-billion dollar fuel additive market. The science applied to this proprietary technology positions the product as a forerunner in the marine sector. Most fuel additives are made for automotives, and do not address the issues that are inherent in boats and vessels. MC-Marine Gas #1 Extreme has been specifically formulated for boat engines that run under heavy loads, face moisture challenges, and various other conditions that are being affected by the changes in the fuel quality, such as oxygenation via the increasing use of ethanol. With consistent use of MC-Marine Gas #1 Extreme the benefits add up to substantial savings on fuel costs, engine maintenance, and most significantly, the environmental benefit of reduced emissions of as much as 80%.

MC-Marine Gas #1 Extreme contains active ingredients that provide the complex benefits, which require the product to be packaged in fluorinated HDPE (high density polyethylene) bottles, unlike other additives that are simply packaged in PVC. Gasoline is a circuitous mixture of components that need to be balanced, in order to give satisfactory engine performance, which MC-Marine Gas #1 Extreme provides. In addition, MC-Marine Gas #1 Extreme is a "combustible," which allows for easier shipping and safe storing, while others are "flammable" or "explosive." Mariner's Choice has already received interests from national and international organizations.

The MC-Marine Gas #1 Extreme is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under 40 CFR 79.23 212720003. To the best of the management's knowledge, there is no other marine fuel enhancer that has been registered with the EPA to date.

Mariner's Choice is a global leader in providing eco-safe solutions through leading edge biodegradable technologies. Its primary focus is to provide high performance solutions across all marine industry sectors -- recreational and industrial -- without compromising performance. Mariner's Choice products reduce the cost of ownership, operations, and maintenance of marine assets. Each product is tested to exacting standards and performance levels of excellence, while providing the greatest benefit and satisfaction to the recreational and industrial customer. Mariner's Choice "green" products and nano-technology is a timely response to the environmental and health concerns that affect people globally. (www.marinerschoice.net)

Stocks in the news and acting well as of late include: Immucor Inc. (NASDAQ: BLUD), Level 3 Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) and Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN).

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