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Orion Marine Group Announces the Appointment of Mark Stauffer to the Board of Directors

HOUSTON, Nov. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orion Marine Group, Inc. (NYSE:ORN) (the "Company") a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced the appointment of Mark Stauffer to the Board of Directors.

As previously announced, Mr. Stauffer, currently President of Orion Marine Group, will succeed Mike Pearson as Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2015. In conjunction with his promotion to Chief Executive Officer, the Board has appointed Mr. Stauffer to the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2015. Mr. Stauffer's initial term will expire at the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders where the Nominating and Governance Committee will consider proposing Mr. Stauffer for re-election to continue to serve as a Class I Director until the 2017 annual meeting of stockholders. The appointment of Mr. Stauffer expands the Orion Marine Group Board to six Directors.

About Orion Marine Group

Orion Marine Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates (hereafter collectively referred to as "Orion" or the "Company") provide a broad range of heavy civil marine construction and specialty services on, over and under the water in the continental United States, Alaska, Canada and the Caribbean Basin and acts as a single source turn-key solution for our customers' marine contracting needs. Our heavy civil marine construction services include marine transportation facility construction, marine pipeline construction, marine environmental structures, dredging of waterways, channels and ports, environmental dredging, and specialty services. The Company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

CONTACT: Orion Marine Group, Inc. Drew Swerdlow, Investor Relations Manager 713-852-6582

Source:Orion Marine Group, Inc.