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Resolve Marine Group acquires EBDG New Orleans staff and assets

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resolvelogo2Fort Lauderdale, Fla., headquartered Resolve Marine Group, Inc. (Resolve) has acquired the staff and assets of the Elliott Bay Design Group’s (EBDG) New Orleans office. The addition of former EBDG personnel in New Orleans expands Resolve’s in-house engineering team, creating a new company and wholly owned subsidiary Resolve Engineering Group, LLC. The new subsidiary will support Resolve’s worldwide operations while continuing to serve both former and new clients as a full-service naval architecture and marine engineering group.

Resolve Engineering Group, LLC provides new design, salvage engineering, modifications, feasibility studies, stability analyses, forensic engineering, incident response and damage stability plan development among other services to support shipyards, and vessel owners and operators in the public and private sectors, in the U.S. and worldwide.

Resolve President and CEO, Joseph E. Farrell, Jr. said, “This talented design team adds a new dimension to our growing Resolve Marine Group organization. Having an expanded team of professional naval architects and engineers on board allows us to fulfill our desire to greatly expand our damage stability plan writing and response services. By broadening the services we offer the maritime industry, we are adding value for our worldwide clients.”

Michael Walker, former EBDG General Manager, who leads New Orlean’s-based Resolve Engineering Group, LLC said, “I speak for everyone here in New Orleans when I say how excited we are to be on board the Resolve team. It has been our mission to build the New Orleans group in depth and in disciplines. Now, with Resolve’s strong support and the resources available to us, we anticipate momentum in our growth and strengthened market position on the Gulf and East Coasts. “

Resolve Marine Group, Inc. marine services include Mmarine salvage, firefighting, wreck removal, naval architecture, marine engineering and marine services as well as maritime safety training. Resolve is also a leading provider of OPA90 Vessel Emergency Response in the United States with 18 fully equipped salvage and marine firefighting response depots around the U.S. and its territories. Resolve comprises four subsidiaries: Resolve Salvage & Fire, Resolve Marine Services, and Resolve Maritime Academy and the new Resolve Engineering Group, LLC. Resolve maintains operations bases in Singapore, China, India and the UK as well as its headquarters, operations base and training facility in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and its nine-acre, Gulf of Mexico port facility/ operations base in Mobile, Ala .

August 23, 2011

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