SOURCE: HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc.

HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc.

September 10, 2009 08:18 ET

HQ Sustainable Maritime to Present at NewSeed Advisors' Agriculture 2.0 Conference

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - September 10, 2009) - HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. (NYSE Amex: HQS), a leader in toxin-free integrated aquaculture and aquatic product processing, including fish byproduct personal healthcare products, announced today that it will participate at the inaugural Agriculture 2.0 Conference being hosted by NewSeed Advisors. The conference is being held on Thursday, September 17, 2009 at the New York Marriot Downtown in New York City.

HQ Sustainable's Chief Executive Officer, Norbert Sporns, will present at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, September 17, 2009. Mr. Sporns will provide a strategic business overview and an update on the Company's progress over the last several months.

If you plan on attending the conference, and would like to arrange a one-on-one meeting with management, please contact Yemi Rose at 212-896-1233 or yrose@kcsa.com.

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. HQS practices co-operative sustainable aquaculture, using all-natural enriched feeds and conducting fish processing and sales. The company is dedicated to sustainable all-natural methods giving its customers the purest products possible. 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. The Aquaculture Certification Council, Inc. (ACC) certified that tilapia farming and processing standards met Best Aquaculture Practices (two star certification) and Global Gap has certified the Tilapia farming operations. The Chinese government gave organic certification to the Company's tilapia production, processing, labeling, marketing and management system. The Company owns a nutraceuticals and health products company, which is HACCP and GMP certified, and produces and sells products subject to stringent laboratory tests certified by the China Ministry of Health. A new Feed Mill has been completed producing principally Tilapia feed and is capable of 100,000 MT annual production. This plant has met stringent new food safety standards and is ISO and HACCP certified. In addition to headquarters in Seattle, HQ has operational offices in Wenchang, Hainan. The Company's website is: http://www.hqfish.com.

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