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SeaDrill Limited -- Successful Completion of Equity Issue
HAMILTON, Norway, Feb. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SeaDrill Limited ("SeaDrill") has on 21 February 2006 completed a private placement of a total of 20 million new shares to a subscription price of NOK 70.75 per share. The private placement was over-subscribed. Gross proceeds from the equity issue amounted to NOK 1.4 billion.
Humet-PBC North America Inc
Sweetprize Entertainment Inc. Announces Plan to Launch VIP Membership Poker Program
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sweetprize Entertainment Inc. (a subsidiary of Presidents Financial Corporation (Pink Sheets:PZFC)), a provider of online poker services, today announced the planned launch of a major addition to its current online offering of poker services at www.sweetprize.com. With this new feature, the VIP Member Program, Sweetprize will bring yet another exciting new twist of to the game of online poker.
TANDBERG Offers the World's First Business Quality Visual Communications Solutions on IPv6
OSLO, Norway and NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- TANDBERG(R) (OSLO:TAA), a global leader in visual communication, today announced that its products have been tested for compatibility and are now fully operational on NTT Communications' domestic and international IPv6 network. NTT Communications Corporation and TANDBERG tested the compatibility of TANDBERG's visual communication solution and features, including high-definition video, in a range of network environments over a three-way connection between Japan, Norway, and Hong Kong.
Marsh Supermarkets Inc.
Marsh Supermarkets, Inc. Third Quarter Results of Operations
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Marsh Supermarkets, Inc. (Nasdaq:MARSA) (Nasdaq:MARSB) today reported its financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended January 7, 2006. The Company previously announced that the quarter's results would include a non-cash impairment charge of $12.8 million before tax ($8.4 million after tax) and that it has implemented store closings and other initiatives that are expected to save more than $15.0 million annually.
Port of Houston Authority
Lanier Appointed to Houston Port Commission
HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) today announced that Elyse Lanier has been sworn in as a member of the port's board of commissioners. Appointed by vote of the Harris County Commissioners Court, Lanier will officially begin her term when the port commission convenes for its next public meeting at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 27 in the 4th floor board room of the PHA Executive Office Building, located at 111 East Loop North (exit 29 off Loop 610).