SOURCE: TV Worldwide

November 20, 2008 09:54 ET

TV Worldwide's Maritime TV Selected as Official Webcaster of Pacific Marine Expo 2008, Nov. 20-22 From Seattle

Green Ships, EcoEmissions, Eco-Star, Wilson and Hayes, Mak/Caterpillar Marine Power Systems, Solutions Team, and Vancouver Shipyards to Be Featured During Free Webcast at Internet TV Channel Maritime TV (www.MaritimeTV.com)

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwire - November 20, 2008) - Maritime TV (www.MaritimeTV.com), an Internet TV channel on the TV Worldwide Network dedicated to coverage of the maritime industry, announced that it had been selected by Diversified Business Communications as the official webcaster of the 2008 Pacific Marine Expo, November 20-22, in Seattle, Washington. The free archived webcast will include interviews with industry leaders attending the show and highlight the latest products, services, keynote sessions, issues and news concerning the Northwest commercial marine industry. Webcast Supporting Sponsors, who will be featured during the webcast include Green Ships, EcoEmissions, Eco-Star, Wilson and Hayes, Mak/Caterpillar Marine Power Systems, Solutions Team, and Vancouver Shipyards.

At press time, it was announced that Captain Keith Colburn of the 'Deadliest Catch' will join a panel of industry professionals as they discuss the proposed offshore lease sale amid the nation's richest fishing grounds.

"We are pleased that Maritime TV was selected by Diversified Business Communications for this webcast and we applaud them for using the latest technology to make this event available on-line, globally," stated Dave Gardy, Chairman and CEO of TV Worldwide. "For all aspects of the market, including commercial vessels owners, commercial fishermen, boat-builders and seafood processors, this annual event covers it all. If you make your living on the water, or provide services to those who do, this will be a valuable webcast to view on Maritime TV."

The event will be archived for viewing at www.MaritimeTV.com . Participants should have the free Windows Media Player installed prior to viewing content from the event which will begin to be accessible on Thursday, November 20. The video content will be archived for a full year on Maritime TV.

About TV Worldwide

Founded in 1999, TV Worldwide (www.tvworldwide.com) developed the first Internet TV network of community-based Internet TV channels, primarily targeting niche professional communities ranging from the Maritime industry to the Digital Media sector. Known by many in the industry as "Internet TV for Smart People," Fortune 500 companies, 15 federal government agencies, and numerous International associations including the National Association of Broadcasters, utilize TV Worldwide's live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications and Internet TV channels. In recognition of the company's unique achievements in new media, TV Worldwide was selected by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) to webcast the Daytime Emmy Awards and the 59th Annual Emmy awards for Technology and Engineering in both 2007 and 2008. CEO Dave Gardy has been honored by Streaming Media Magazine in 2008 as one of the 25 Most Influential People in Streaming Media. Mr. Gardy also currently serves as the President of the International Webcasting Association (IWA) (www.webcasters.org) and is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

About Diversified Business Communications

Diversified Business Communications, based in Portland, Maine, provides information and market access through trade exhibitions, magazine publishing, and eMedia products on four continents. Diversified serves a number of industries including seafood, food service, natural and organic products, commercial marine, integrative health care, and business management. Diversified operates divisions in Australia, Canada and the UK.

About Green Ships

As president of Greenships www.greenships.org Stas Margaronis has sought to construct small container ships for the U.S. (Jones Act) trades since 1998 and worked with Governor Schwarzenegger's Freight Movement Council to develop a short sea shipping strategy for California. In February 2007, Stas Margaronis testified before the U.S. House of Representatives transportation committee urging the creation of a national short sea shipbuilding initiative to reduce truck congestion, high fuel consumption and emissions contributing to global warming. His articles on trade and manufacturing have appeared in the Journal of Commerce, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch and the San Francisco Chronicle. He has authored a guide to U.S. employee rights (1982), a guide to U.S. trade problems with Japan (1989) and won a Lucy Lang Fellowship at the School for Industrial Relations at the University of California, Los Angeles.

About EcoEmissions Systems, Inc.

EcoEmissions Systems, Inc. has been the driver behind the Precombustion Catalyst System called the "EES Process." By entering into the engine combustion chamber with the air, the catalyst cleans the exposed surfaces of soot before actually affecting the fuel. Large Diesel engines are experiencing an average reduction of 9.2% fuel, 25% reduction in opacity, major reductions in hydrocarbons, NOx and particulate matter, and a reduction in exhaust temperature of 10 to 15%. This product saves more in fuel cost by double than it costs to use. The environmental and engine life features are free.

About ECO-STAR

Our intent is to help company management balance the needs of ongoing fleet operations by offering solutions to make them more cost effective, improve overall profitability and at the same time reduce its environmental impact and carbon footprint.

By using what is referred to as BACT or Best Available Control Technology, we can offer a range of products that will meet the BACT definition:

"MAXIMUM DEGREE OF REDUCTION IN THE DISCHARGE OF AIR POLLUTANTS(EMISSIONS) ACHIEVEABLE THROUGH THE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND TECHNIQUES WHILE TAKING ECONOMIC, ENERGY, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND OTHER COSTS INTO CONSIDERATION."

About Washington Marine Group Shipyards

This includes Vancouver Shipyards Ltd. and Vancouver Drydock Ltd. which are located in North Vancouver, BC and Victoria Shipyards Ltd. of Victoria, BC on Vancouver Island. Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd., originally incorporated in 1902, moved in 1968 from the shores of downtown Vancouver to its present thirty-five acre custom-built facility on the North Shore of Burrard Inlet at 50 Pemberton Avenue, in North Vancouver. Since its inception, the company has consistently performed to high standards of excellence by designing, building and repairing vessels for coastal and deep sea operations and, in turn, has established itself as the foremost shipbuilding and ship repair operation on the Canadian Pacific Coast. The yard's facilities includes a major steel forming shop, large fabrication and assembly hall, totally enclosed paint facility, and a SyncroLift capable of lifting vessels up to 1200 tons.

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