TIDEWATER INC. (NYSE:TDW) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure

TIDEWATER INC. (NYSE:TDW) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure
Item 7.01.Regulation FD Disclosure.

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 potential need to sell certain assets to raise additional capital; 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 activities; consolidation of our customer base; fleet additions by competitors and industry overcapacity; ourviews with respect to the need for and timing of the replenishment of our asset base, including through acquisitions or vessel construction; changes in decisions and capital spending by customers and the industry expectations in the energy industry for offshore exploration, field development and production; 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 vesselconstruction and maintenance; uncertainty of global financial market conditions and difficulty in accessing credit or capital; our ability to comply with covenants in our indentures and other debt instruments; the continued availability of qualified personnel and other supplies; the operating risks normally incident to our lines of business, including the potential impact of liquidated counterparties; acts of terrorism and piracy; integration of acquired businesses and entry into new lines of business; 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 foreign source income; retention of skilled workers; 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. Readers should consider all of these risk factors as well as other information contained in this report.

The following information is being provided under Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure in this Current Report on Form 8-K: a transcript from the Company’s November 9, 2017 analyst conference call discussing its financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2017.

The transcript is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated herein by reference as if fully set forth.

The information contained in the transcript, which was prepared by Thomson Reuters, is a textual representation of the Company’s conference call.There may be material errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the reporting of the contents of the conference call.The Company assumes no responsibility to correct or update the third-party transcript.Users are advised to review the Company’s conference call itself (which is accessible via the Company’s website) and the Company’s SEC filings before making any investment or other decisions.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


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


Transcript from the November 9, 2017 analyst conference call.

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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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