TIDEWATER INC. (NYSE:TDW) Files An 8-K Other Events

TIDEWATER INC. (NYSE:TDW) Files An 8-K Other Events
Item 8.01. Other Events.

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In accordance with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Tidewater Inc. (the “Company”) notes that certain statements set forth in this Current Report on Form 8-K provide other than historical information and are forward looking. The actual achievement of any forecasted results, or the unfolding of future economic or business developments in a way anticipated or projected by the Company, involve numerous risks and uncertainties that may cause the Company’s actual performance to be materially different from that stated or implied in the forward-looking statement. Among those risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, include, without limitation, the ability of the Company to complete the proposed mergerwith GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (the “proposed merger” or the “transaction”) on the anticipated terms and timetable, if at all; the ability to obtain shareholder approval of the proposed merger; the ability to satisfy various other conditions to the closing of the transaction; the risk that the cost savings and any other synergies from the transaction may not be fully realized or may take longer to realize than expected; disruption from the transaction making it more difficult to maintain relationships with customers, employees or suppliers; the possibility of litigation (related to the proposed merger); the diversion of management’s time from day-to-day operations by the proposed merger; the difficulty attracting, motivating and retaining executives and other employees with the proposed merger pending; restrictions on the conduct of business to the merger agreement; incurrence of substantial transaction-related costs; new accounting policies and our consolidation activities; volatility in worldwide energy demand and oil and gas prices, and continuing depressed levels of oil and gas prices without a clear indication of if, or when, prices will recover to a level to support renewed offshore exploration and production activities; fleet additions by competitors and industry overcapacity;uncertainty of global financial market conditions and potential constraints in accessing capital or credit if and when needed with favorable terms, if at all; changes in decisions and capital spending by customers in the energy industry and the industry expectations for offshore exploration, field development and production; consolidation of our customer base; loss of a major customer; changing customer demands for vessel specifications, which may make some of our older vessels technologically obsolete for certain customer projects or in certain markets; rapid technological changes; delays and other problems associated with vessel maintenance; the continued availability of qualified personnel and our ability to attract and retain them; the operating risks normally incident to our lines of business, including the potential impact of liquidated counterparties; our ability to comply with covenants in our indentures and other debt instruments; acts of terrorism and piracy; disagreements with our joint venture partners; significant weather conditions; unsettled political conditions, war, civil unrest and governmental actions, such as expropriation or enforcement of customs or other laws that are not well developed or consistently enforced; the risks associated with our international operations, including local content, local currency or similar requirements especially in higher political risk countries where we operate; interest rate and foreign currency fluctuations; labor changes proposed byinternational conventions;increased regulatory burdens and oversight;changes in laws governing the taxation of the U.S. and foreign source income; enforcement of laws related to the environment, labor and foreign corrupt practices; the effects of asserted and unasserted claims and the extent of available insurance coverage; and the resolution of pending legal proceedings.

On September 13, 2018, John T. Rynd, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, presented at the Pareto Securities Oil & Offshore Conference in Oslo, Norway.

The following information is being provided under Item 8.01 Other Events in this Current Report on Form 8-K: (1) a slide presentation presented at the Pareto Securities Oil & Offshore Conference on September 13, 2018 in Oslo, Norway included as Exhibit 99.1. Exhibit 99.1 is incorporated herein by reference as if fully set forth under this item.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


The following exhibit is furnished with this Form 8-K:

EX-99.1 2 tdw-ex991_8.htm EX-99.1 tdw-ex991_8.pptx.htm Pareto Securities Oil & Offshore Conference 2018 John Rynd Chief Executive Officer September 13,…
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Tidewater Inc. provides offshore service vessels and marine support services. The Company operates through four segments: Americas, Asia/Pacific, Middle East/North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa/Europe. Its Americas segment includes the activities of the Company’s North American operations, which include operations in the United States Gulf of Mexico (GOM), and the United States and Canadian coastal waters of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, as well as operations of offshore Mexico, Trinidad and Brazil. The Asia/Pacific segment includes its Australian and Southeast Asian and Western Pacific operations. The Middle East/North Africa segment includes its operations in the Mediterranean and Red Seas, the Black Sea, the Arabian Gulf and offshore India. The Company’s Sub-Saharan Africa/Europe segment includes operations conducted along the East and West Coasts of Africa, as well as operations in and around the Caspian Sea, the North Sea, and certain other arctic/cold water markets.

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