ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 15, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STEALTHGAS INC. (Nasdaq:GASS) (the "Company"), a ship-owning company serving primarily the liquified petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year operating and financial results for the period ended December 31, 2010 on February 23, 2011 before the opening of the market in New York. On February 23, 2011 at 11:00 am EST, the company's management will host a conference call to discuss the results and the company's operations and outlook. Conference Call details: Participants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1888 935 4577 (US Toll Free Dial In) or 0800 028 1299 (UK Toll Free Dial In). In case of any problems with the above numbers, please dial +1 212 444 0412 (US Toll Dial In), or +44 (0)20 7806 1953 (Standard International Dial In). Please quote "7676423". A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available until March 2, 2011 by dialing 1866 932 5017 (US Toll Free Dial In), 0800 358 7735 (UK Toll Free Dial In) or +44 (0)207 111 1244 (Standard International Dial In). Access Code: 7676423# Slides and audio webcast: There will also be a live-and then archived webcast of the conference call, through the STEALTHGAS INC. website ( www.stealthgas.com). Participants to the live webcast should register on the website approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the webcast. Charter Arrangement for first Newbuilding: The Company announced that following its delivery from the yard at the end of February, the Gas Elixir will commence a 22-month time charter to a Middle Eastern energy company. Appointment of Chief Financial Officer: The Company also announced that Mr. Konstantinos Sistovaris has been appointed as its new Chief Financial Officer.