BEIJING, Sept. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Andatee China Marine Fuel Service Corporation, (Nasdaq:AMCF) ("AMCF" or "the Company"), a leading independent operator engaged in the production, storage, distribution, and trading of blended marine fuel oil for cargo and fishing vessels, as well as research and development of clean energy solutions in China, today announced that Mr. Shao-Hua Chu has been appointed as a new independent director, effective September 2, 2014.

Mr. Chu currently holds the title of the Chairman of Chinese Petroleum Institute, Board Director of Taiwan Green Productivity Foundation and CTCI Foundation. Mr. Chu has over 40 years of management and operational experience in the petroleum industry. Until his retirement in 2012, he served as Chairman and President of the CPC Corporation, a state-owned petroleum, natural gas, and gasoline conglomerate in Taiwan. Mr. Chu started his career in the petroleum industry in early 1970s with CPC Corporation and advanced to various senior level management positions. He graduated from the Chemical Engineering School in Taiwan Chung Yuan Christian University, and received a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering/Petroleum Refining from Colorado School of Mines (Colorado, US).

"We are very pleased to have Mr. Chu joining our aboard as an independent director," commented by Mr. Wang Hao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AMCF, "We believe that we can benefit greatly from Mr. Chu's extensive industry knowledge, world-class management experience and broad connection in the petroleum industry." Mr. Wang added, "On behalf of the board of directors and management team, I want to express our sincere gratitude to Mr. Chu. And with Mr. Chu's capability and extensive understanding of the industry, I believe that we will continue to create long-term benefits for our shareholders."

About Andatee China Marine Fuel Services Corporation, Inc.

Andatee China Marine Fuel Services Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the production, storage, distribution, and trading of blended marine fuel oil for cargo and fishing vessels, as well as research and development of clean energy solution in the People's Republic of China. It also produces customer specific products using its proprietary blending technology. The company sells its products through distributors to retail customers in Tianjin City, Liaoning, Shandong, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang Provinces. Andatee China Marine Fuel Services Corporation is based in Dalian, the People's Republic of China.

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