Odyssey Marine Exploration to Present at the Craig-Hallum Fourth Annual Alpha Select Conference on September 26, 2013

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TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMEX), a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, has been invited to present at the Craig-Hallum Fourth Annual Alpha Select Conference being held on Thursday, September 26, 2013, at the Convene Conference Center in New York City.

Mark Gordon, Odyssey's president and chief operating officer, is scheduled to present at 8:35 a.m. Eastern time, with one-on-one meetings held throughout the day. He will be joined by Odyssey's CFO Philip S. Devine. Management will discuss the company's progress and plans following Odyssey's record-breaking recovery of 1.8 million troy ounces of silver from the SS Gairsoppa shipwreck nearly three miles deep. The company's expansion into seabed mineral exploration and commodity shipwreck projects will also be discussed.

The presentation will be webcast live at http://wsw.com/webcast/ch3/omex/, which will be available for replay in the investors section at www.odysseymarine.com.

About Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc.

Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMEX) is engaged in deep-ocean exploration using innovative methods and state of-the-art technology for shipwreck projects and mineral exploration. For additional details, please visit www.odysseymarine.com. The company also maintains a Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/OdysseyMarine and a Twitter feed @OdysseyMarine.

Forward Looking Information

Odyssey Marine Exploration believes the information set forth in this Press Release may include "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934. Certain factors that could cause results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements are set forth in "Risk Factors" in Part I, Item 1A of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, which has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACT: Liz Shows Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (813) 876-1776 x 2335 lshows@shipwreck.net INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT: Ron Both Liolios Group, Inc. (949)574-3860 OMEX@liolios.com

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