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Thank you for standing by and welcome to the StealthGas Inc. Fourth Quarter 2011 Results Conference Call. (Operator Instructions). I must advise you that this conference is being recorded today Thursday the 23 of February 2012. I would now like to hand the conference over to your first speaker today, Harry Vafias. Please go ahead sir.
Thank you and good morning everyone. Welcome to our conference call and webcast to discuss the results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011. I’m Harry Vafias, the CEO of StealthGas, and I would like to remind you please that we will be discussing forward-looking statements in today’s call. And regarding the Safe Harbor language, I would like you to refer to slide number one of this presentation as well to our Press Release on our fourth quarter results. With me today is Konstantinos Sistovaris, our CFO, and if you need any further information on the call or the presentation, please contact Konstantinos or myself.
Before I start with the slides I would like to comment on the results we released this morning. I am pleased with the results we announced today. Not only did we post profits for the quarter and the full year but our bottom line shows an improvement quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year in operations.