SEACOR Holdings is a Fort Lauderdale based public company in the marine services business. It has 5,316 employees as of 2013 and sales of annual sales of $1.6 billion. Florida Trend ranked it as Florida's 35th largest company. SEACOR incorporated in 1989. It trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CKH, and provides equipment and services to offshore oil and gas businesses and the marine transportation industry.
In 2013, SEACOR sold National Response Corporation and its affiliated businesses NRC Environmental Services, SEACOR Response, and SEACOR Environmental Products to J.F. Lehman & Company. SEACOR also sold its energy trading division to Par Petroleum Corporation in 2013 and spun off its Era Group Inc unit.
On December 7, 2020 Seacor Holdings Inc. announced the company was being bought out by American Equity Partners, a private equity firm. Seacor CEO Charles Fabrikant will step down after the transaction closes.