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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Industrial Transportation Company Serving Marine Transportation Needs News

Ultrapetrol Appoints New CFO

Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited, an industrial transportation company serving marine transportation needs in three markets (river business, offshore supply business and ocean business), announced  the appointment of Ms. Cecilia Yad as the Company's Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Leonard J. Hoskinson. Mr. Hoskinson will remain with the Company as Vice President, International Finance. Ms. Yad is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 25 years of finance experience working with diverse multinational companies. Most recently, she was the CFO for Iberia-Latin America of ISS, a Danish-based services company. Prior to ISS, she held planning, accounting and finance executive positions with Clorox, a U.S. consumer goods company where she worked for 10 years.

Ultrapetrol to Refinance, Sells 7 Barges

In related recent announcements Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) says it intends to offer secured Notes, & has completed the sale of 7 barges. Business and Ocean Business), announced today its intention to offer to sell, subject to market and other conditions, $200.0 million aggregate principal amount of its senior secured notes due 2021. The company plans to use the net proceeds of the offering to fully refinance its existing $180 million aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2014, as well as for general corporate purposes. Secondly, the company announce the sale of of a further seven tank barges to a third party in Colombia who have exercised their option for these additional barges. The barges are scheduled for delivery at the end of 2013.

Ultrapetrol Details its Mortgage Note Offering

Following on from an earlier announcement of the US$200-million offering, Ultrapetrol now give provide greater detail. The company has priced the offering of $200 million in aggregate principal amount of its 8.875% First Preferred Ship Mortgage Notes due 2021 (the "Notes"). Notes and related guarantees will be secured by the stock of certain of the Company's subsidiaries and by first preferred mortgages on vessels owned by certain of its subsidiaries. The Notes will be issued at par and are being sold in a private offering within the United States to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and to certain other persons outside of the United States in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act.

Ultrapetrol Announces Redemption

Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited, an industrial transportation company serving marine transportation needs in three markets (river business, offshore supply business and ocean business), has  announced that on July 10, 2013 the company will redeem all $180 million of its outstanding 9% First Preferred Ship Mortgage Notes due 2014. The Depository Trust Company (DTC) was advised of the redemption on June 10, 2013. For more information, note holders can contact the paying agent M&T Bank/Wilmington Trust at dmonakil@mtb.com.

Ultrapetrol Close Sale of US$25-million Notes Issue

Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited an industrial transportation company serving marine transportation needs in three markets (River Business, Offshore Supply Business and Ocean Business), announced today the closing of its previously announced sale of $25 million in aggregate principal amount of its 8.875% First Preferred Ship Mortgage Notes due 2021 (the "Add-On Notes"), which were offered as an add-on to its outstanding $200 million aggregate principal amount of 8.875% First Preferred Ship Mortgage Notes due 2021. Ultrapetrol say that they plan to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes. As a result of the offering of the Add-On Notes…

Ultrapetrol Expands PSV Fleet to 14 Vessels

Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited, an industrial transportation company serving marine transportation needs in three markets (river business, offshore supply business and ocean business), announced it has taken delivery of two new Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs) of the 4,500 Class type powered by diesel electric engines, DP2, FiFi1, directly from the building yard in China which have cost about $32 million each. The company initially has funded the vessel purchases with its own cash. Ultrapetrol also exercised an option to purchase a sister vessel on identical terms and conditions. Following delivery of this additional vessel, which is expected in the fourth quarter, Ultrapetrol's PSV delivered fleet will increase to 14 vessels.

Ultrapetrol Sells 14 Barges

Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (Nasdaq:ULTR), an industrial transportation company serving marine transportation needs in three markets (River Business, Offshore Supply Business and Ocean Business), announced the sale of 14 wet and dry barges to a third party in Colombia. the end of 2012 and extending through the second quarter of 2013. This sale will provide the Company with proceeds of $20.3m, of which 50% will be advanced by the buyer. With this sale, the yard is fully employed until the end of the first quarter of 2013. In addition, the company provided a brief update on its operations and EBITDA expectations for the remainder of the year.

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