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2014-01-06 12:20:51

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecton Corporation (TTNC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Guy Zajonc has joined its Board of Directors. Company CEO, Micah J. Eldred commented, "We are pleased to have Guy join our team. Guy's contacts and experience in our industry will prove a valuable resource for our management and operational teams to rely upon, and on behalf of the shareholders, I wish to thank him for his commitment to our Company." A summary of Guy's subsea...

2013-05-16 08:26:24

Discovery Times Square Launches Three-Day Treasure Hunt Around NYC NEW YORK, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 24, 2013, Discovery Times Square is unveiling its newest exhibit Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure, in the heart of Manhattan. To kick off this remarkable exhibition, Discovery Times Square is holding a free real-life Treasure Hunt that will be open to the public beginning Monday, May 20, 2013. Awaiting its lucky winner at a top-secret location will be a...

2013-05-02 12:27:03

Exhibit Offers Visitors a Rare Look at Some of the Most Valuable Treasure and Artifacts Ever Recovered Beneath the Surface of the Ocean NEW YORK, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for the long-awaited debut of Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure exhibition at Discovery Times Square. This not to be missed interactive, multi-media exhibit contains more than 500 artifacts from deep-ocean expeditions around the globe and brings the most amazing deep-sea...

2012-11-08 08:22:48

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With plans to launch a collection of jewelry inspired by artifacts from shipwrecks found around the world, a new company called ATRA - the Aquatic Treasures Research Alliance - has launched a drive on Kickstarter.com seeking funding for the project. Each piece of jewelry will be identifiable to a particular shipwrecked galleon of Spanish, Portuguese or English origin, such as the Nuestra Senora, the San Lorenza, or the Amity, sunk by...

After More Than 200 Years, Sunken Treasure Returned To Spain
2012-02-27 09:30:04

A treasure trove of gold and silver worth an estimated half billion dollars, recovered from a Spanish warship that sunk more than 200 hundred years ago, has been returned to its rightful owners after a long court battle between the Spanish government and a Florida-based salvage company that uncovered the treasure. The treasure, 594,000 gold and silver coins (nearly 17 tons), was salvaged by Odyssey Marine Exploration in 2007, taken from a shipwreck believed to be the Nuestra Senora de las...

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2009-06-05 12:50:00

An American treasure hunting company was told by a U.S. judge to return valuables from the shipwreck of the Spanish warship Mercedes to Spain, Reuters reported. However, the firm said on Thursday it would contest the judge's non-binding decision. The Tampa, Florida-based magistrate judge's recommendations on Wednesday marked the latest step in a lengthy battle between the treasure hunters, Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc, and the governments of Spain and Peru. The opposing party's are all...

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2009-02-02 16:15:00

A Florida-based treasure-hunting firm reported the discovery of a British Royal Navy warship on Monday. The HMS Victory, which belonged to Admiral Sir John Balchin was lost in 1744. Tampa-based Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc. reported the discovery of the ship, which was considered to be the last Royal Navy warship to be lost at sea with a complete complement of bronze cannon, the company said in a statement. Shares of the exploration firm jumped more than 32 percent on Monday after the find...

2009-02-02 07:49:00

HMS Victory Subject of Thursday, February 5 Episode of 11-part Series LONDON and SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Odyssey Marine Exploration (OME) announced today that it has found the HMS Victory, believed to be one of Britain's greatest historic shipwrecks and potentially an estimated value of one billion dollars for four tons of gold. Featured in the fourth episode of Discovery Channel's world premiere original series TREASURE QUEST, to air in the U.S. on Thursday, February 5...

2008-12-11 15:39:00

- World Premiere 11-Part Series Kicks Off Thursday, January 15 at 10PM ET/PT - SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- TREASURE QUEST takes the meaning of "cold case" to a new level - it's not always what you find, but what you find out. Discovery Channel and Odyssey Marine Exploration (OME), the world's only publicly-traded company dedicated to deep ocean shipwreck exploration, plunges viewers to the ocean floor as they track the unsolved mysteries of the deep sea in this 11-part world...