Odyssey Marine Exploration to Host Conference Call on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. ET

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TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMEX), a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, will host a conference call on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to discuss recent corporate developments, provide a brief operational update and refute recent false and misleading allegations about the company made by a fund who has engaged in a "short and distort" attack on Odyssey.

Odyssey CEO Gregory P. Stemm, President and Chief Operating Officer Mark D. Gordon and CFO Philip S. Devine will host the call, followed by a question and answer period.

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Time: 4:30 p.m. Eastern time (1:30 p.m. Pacific time)
Dial-in number: 1-877-941-2068
International dial-in number: 1-480-629-9712
Conference ID: 4649180
Webcast: http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=106802

The conference call will be webcast live and available for replay via the investor section of the company's website at www.odysseymarine.com.

Please call the conference telephone number 5-10 minutes prior to the start time. An operator will register your name and organization. If you have any difficulty connecting with the conference call, please contact Liolios Group at 1-949-574-3860.

A replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the call through December 5, 2013.

Toll-free replay number: 1-877-870-5176
International replay number: 1-858-384-5517
Replay ID: 4649180

About Odyssey Marine Exploration

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. For additional details on Odyssey Marine Exploration, please visit www.odysseymarine.com.

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: Laura Barton Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. 813-876-1776 x 2562 laura@odysseymarine.com INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT: Ron Both Liolios Group, Inc. (949)574-3860 OMEX@liolios.com

Source:Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc.