SOURCE: Trico Marine Services, Inc.

July 18, 2007 16:00 ET

Trico Marine Services Appoints Director of Global Sales and Marketing

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - July 18, 2007) - Trico Marine Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRMA) announces the promotion of Tomas R. Salazar as Director of Global Sales and Marketing. Salazar joined Trico in January 2007 as its International Sales and Marketing Director.

Prior to joining Trico, Mr. Salazar spent over fifteen years with BP in positions ranging from Business Development Manager for Latin America to Director of Strategic Planning. During his tenure with BP, Mr. Salazar's responsibilities included leading negotiations for significant commercial agreements, identifying profitable new opportunities for various business entities within BP and developing a growth strategy for BP North America. After his time with BP, he served as Director of International Sales and Marketing with Seabulk International. Mr. Salazar received his MBA with a major in International Business and Planning from Universidad de Navarra, Barcelona, Spain, and his Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela.

In addition, the Company announced the promotion of Tony Stokes to Assistant to the Managing Director of Trico's North Sea operations and the hiring of Jason Miller as his replacement as Sales Manager for the Gulf of Mexico.

About Trico

Trico provides a broad range of marine support services to the oil and gas industry, primarily in the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and Southeast Asia (through its joint venture). The services provided by the Company's diversified fleet of vessels include the transportation of drilling materials, supplies and crews to drilling rigs and other offshore facilities; towing drilling rigs and equipment from one location to another; and support for the construction, installation, repair and maintenance of offshore facilities. Trico is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Certain statements in this press release that are not historical fact may be "forward-looking statements." Actual events may differ materially from those projected in any forward-looking statement. There are a number of important factors involving risks and uncertainties beyond the control of the Company that could cause actual events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. A description of risks and uncertainties relating to Trico Marine Services, Inc. and its industry and other factors, which could affect the Company's results of operations or financial condition, are included in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Trico undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this press release.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Geoff Jones
    Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    (713) 780-9926