GulfMark Offshore Elects Brian Ford to Board of Directors

GulfMark Offshore announced that Brian R. Ford has been elected to serve on the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Ford will also serve on the Company's Audit Committee.

Mr. Ford currently serves on the Board of Directors of Drexel University and is a graduate of Rutgers University. He retired as a partner of Ernst & Young LLP, where he was employed for 37 years, and where he was serving global clients. Mr. Ford is co-author of the Ernst & Young Business Plan Guide.

GulfMark Offshore, Inc. provides marine transportation services to the energy industry through a fleet of 96 offshore support vessels serving every major offshore energy market throughout the world.