SOURCE: HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries Inc.

February 21, 2006 08:18 ET

CEO of HQ Sustainable Maritime Inc. to Be Interviewed by Meet The CEO™

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2006 -- HQ Sustainable Maritime Inc. (OTC BB: HQSM), a leader in zero-toxin integrated aquaculture and aquatic product processing, announced today that its CEO, Norbert Sporns, will be interviewed by Meet The CEO™ ('MTC') Thursday, February 23, 2006, at 4 p.m. EST. He will discuss the Company's fundamentals, the competitive strengths of its vertical integration, the international marketplace, and strategic geopolitical factors that position the company for growth in the coming year.

Investors wishing to submit questions for consideration by Mr. Sporns in this interview, please send your email, with reference to Mr. Sporns, to no later than 2 p.m. EST, Thursday, February 23, 2006.

The taped interview with Mr. Sporns will be posted as an audio link on the Meet The CEO™ website ( no later than 9 a.m. EST, Friday, February 24, 2006, and will also be available as a Podcast for download.

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About HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries Inc.

HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries Inc. is an integrated aquaculture and aquatic product processing company, with operations based in the environmentally pristine island province of Hainan, in the South China Sea. HQ's activities include using renewable ocean resources, practicing cooperative sustainable aquaculture, using nutraceutically enriched feeds and conducting fish processing and sales. Its variety of farmed and ocean-harvested products -- ranging from tilapia and shrimp to squid and red snapper -- are sold around the world. The Company holds HACCP certification from the U.S. FDA and the EU Code assignment of quality, permitting its products to be sold in these international markets. It has recently acquired a nutraceuticals and health products company, which is HACCP certified, and produces and sells products subject to stringent laboratory tests certified by the China Ministry of Health. This plant produces nutraceuticals, which enrich feed used by HQ's cooperative aquaculture operations. In addition to operational offices based in Haikou, Hainan, HQ has offices in Montreal, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai. (

Certain statements in this press release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements may be identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "future," "may," "will," "would," "should," "plan," "projected," "intend," and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. (the Company) to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The Company's future operating results are dependent upon many factors, including but not limited to the Company's ability to: (i) obtain sufficient capital or a strategic business arrangement to fund its expansion plans; (ii) build the management and human resources and infrastructure necessary to support the growth of its business; (iii) competitive factors and developments beyond the Company's control; and (iv) other risk factors discussed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available for review at under "Search for Company Filings."

Consulting For Strategic Growth I, Ltd. ("CFSG") provides HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc.(HQ) with consulting, business advisory, investor relations, public relations and corporate development services, for which CFSG receives a fixed monthly fee for the duration of the agreement. Independent of CFSG's receipt of cash compensation from HQ, CFSG may choose to purchase the common stock of the company and thereafter sell those shares at any time it deems appropriate to do so.

Contact Information


    Norbert Sporns
    Chief Executive Officer
    HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries
    Tel: 917-291-3679
    Fax: 450-465-7348
    Email: Email Contact

    Stanley Wunderlich
    Chief Executive Officer
    Consulting for Strategic Growth 1
    Tel: 800-625-2236
    Fax: 212-337-8089
    Email: Email Contact

    Daniel Stepanek
    Media Relations
    Consulting for Strategic Growth 1
    Tel: 212-896-1202
    Fax: 212-697-0910
    Email: Email Contact