HOUSTON, Oct. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (“GulfMark” or the “Company”) (OTCPink:GLFM) announced today that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware confirmed the Company’s chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization. GulfMark expects to emerge from chapter 11 within the next 30 days, pending completion of related documentation.

“I want to thank our customers and employees for their trust and dedication throughout this process. We will continue our commitment to world-class operations and safety while we emerge as a stronger company positioned to capitalize on industry opportunities,” said Quintin Kneen, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Additional details of the plan can be found in the Company’s Form 8-K filing to be made with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and directly through the Claims Agent website, https://cases.primeclerk.com/gulfmark. 

About GulfMark Offshore

GulfMark Offshore, Inc. provides marine transportation services to the energy industry through a fleet of offshore support vessels serving every major offshore energy industry market in the world.

Forward Looking Information

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Stephen Cohen
Teneo Strategy for GulfMark Offshore
E-mail:  stephen.cohen@teneostrategy.com
(212) 886-9332