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Orion Marine Goes Public

Orion Marine Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMGI), a marine specialty contractor serving the heavy civil marine infrastructure, began trading on the NASDAQ Global Market under ticker OMGI on December 20, 2007.

Orion is known in the dredging industry as the parent company of King Fisher Marine Service in Port Lavaca, Texas, and Misener Marine Construction in Tampa, Florida.

Mike Pearson, Orion Marine Group’s President and CEO said, “I am very excited that we have begun trading publicly on NASDAQ. There was a tremendous amount of work and effort to get us to this point, and I want to thank everyone involved. This is an exciting time for Orion Marine Group and I look forward to our future.”

Orion provides a broad range of marine construction and specialty services on, over and under the water along the Gulf Coast, the Atlantic Seaboard and the Caribbean Basin and acts as a single source turnkey solution for its customers’ marine contracting needs. Its heavy civil marine construction services include marine transportation facility construction, dredging, repair and maintenance, bridge building, marine pipeline construction, and specialty services.

Specialty services include salvage, demolition, diving, surveying, towing and underwater inspection, excavation and repair.

Orion is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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