MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 20, 2017) - Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FEO) ("Oceanic" or the "Company") announces that pursuant to the Company's Stock Option Plan, a total of 1,280,000 incentive stock options have been granted to directors, officers, and consultants of the Company. The options are exercisable at a price of $0.25 per share for a period of 10 years expiring on January 20, 2027.


On behalf of the Board of Directors

"Alan Gorman"

President, Director and Chief Executive Officer

+1 514 289 1183

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Contact Information:

Chris Batalha
CFO and Corporate Secretary
+1 604 566 9080