SOURCE: HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries Inc.

HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries Inc.

March 09, 2010 08:28 ET

HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. to Announce Results for the Fourth Quarter Ended December 31, 2009

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - March 9, 2010) - HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. (NYSE Amex: HQS) ("HQS" or the "Company"), a leading producer of functional, sustainable Tilapia biomass, including fish and personal healthcare products, will announce results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009 on Monday, March 15, 2010, after market close. The Company will also host a conference call to discuss these results with additional comments and details. Participating on the call will be Norbert Sporns, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jean-Pierre Dallaire, Chief Financial Officer.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. EST on March 15, 2010. The call will be broadcast live over the Internet hosted at the Investor Relations section of HQ Sustainable Maritime's website at http://www.hqfish.com/, and will be archived online through March 25, 2010. In addition, domestic participants may dial 877-407-9039 and international participants may dial 201-689-8470 to listen to the live broadcast.

A telephonic playback will be available from 7:30 p.m. EST, March 15, 2010, through March 29, 2010. Domestic participants may dial 877-660-6853 and international participants may dial 201-612-7415 to hear the playback. The account number is 3055 and the passcode is 346479.

About HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc.

HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. is a leader in the production and marketing of functional, sustainable, biomass products focused on Tilapia aquaculture through vertically integrated operations. HQS practices cooperative farming of sustainable aquaculture, using all-natural enriched feeds. The Company produces and sells wholesale feed products as well as retail focused nutraceutical and health products including Omojo branded health products through direct and franchise sales in China. Additionally, the Company produces and sells Lillian's Healthy Gourmet Meals and other fish products in the United States. The Company conducts fish processing, production and sales with operations based in the island province of Hainan, in the South China Sea. The Company holds HACCP and GMP 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 also achieved the ISO 9001 quality management system standards certification and the ISO 22000 certification for quality in food safety. The Aquaculture Certification Council, Inc. certified that HQS tilapia farming and processing standards met Best Aquaculture Practices and Moody International Certification Ltd. The Company's certified co-op farming and processing are in conformity with the new Global G.A.P., the Global Partnership for Good Agriculture Practice, standards for Tilapia. The Chinese government gave organic certification to the Company's tilapia processing, production, labeling, marketing and management system. A new Feed Mill has been completed producing principally Tilapia feed and is capable of 100,000 MT annual production. In addition to headquarters in Seattle, HQ has operational offices in Wenchang, Hainan. The Company's website is: http://www.hqfish.com

Contact Information

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    Katie Turner
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