HOUSTON, June 11, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Seahawk Drilling, Inc. (Nasdaq:HAWK) announced today that President and CEO Randall D. Stilley will present at the Macquarie Small- & Mid-Cap Conference which will be held June 15-16, 2010, in New York, NY. Seahawk's presentation is scheduled for 11:45 a.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 and will be available live and for replay on the Company's Web site. The Company's presentation slides for the event and the related webcast will be available on the day of the event on the Company's website: www.seahawkdrilling.com in the "Investor Relations" section, on the "Webcast & Presentations" tab.

Please connect to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the presentation to register, download and install any necessary audio software. Shortly after the live webcast, an archived version will be available.

Seahawk Drilling, Inc. is an offshore drilling company headquartered in Houston, Texas. Seahawk owns and operates a fleet of 20 jackup rigs that are located in the United States and Mexico. The Company's shares are traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "HAWK". Additional information may be found at www.seahawkdrilling.com .

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These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions identified above or as disclosed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a result of these factors, actual results may differ materially from those indicated or implied by such forward-looking statements.
CONTACT:  Seahawk Drilling, Inc.          Patricia Gil, Investor Relations Manager          (713) 369-7323

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