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Halliburton Announces 1Q Results

Halliburton announced that net income in the first quarter of 2006 was $488m, or $0.91 per diluted share, compared to net income of $365m, or $0.72 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2005. Net income in the first quarter of 2006 included income from discontinued operations of $7m after tax, or $0.01 per diluted share, primarily related to the operations of KBR's Production Services group, which is expected to be sold in the second quarter of 2006 with a pretax gain of approximately $100m. Net income in the first quarter of 2005 also included income from discontinued operations of $6m after tax, or $0.01 per diluted share. Income from continuing operations in the first quarter of 2006 was $481m, or $0.90 per diluted share, compared to income from continuing operations of $359m, or $0.71 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2005. Consolidated revenue in the first quarter of 2006 was $5.2bcompared to $4.8b in the first quarter of 2005. This increase was largely attributable to higher activity in the Energy Services Group (ESG), where revenue increased 35% from the prior year first quarter to a record level of $2.9 billion. Lower revenue in KBR, primarily on government services projects in the Middle East, partially offset this increase. Consolidated operating income was $755m in the first quarter of 2006 compared to $575m in the first quarter of 2005, a 31% increase


Golar LNG Q1 Results 2011

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Highlights Golar LNG reports consolidated net income of $16.3 million and consolidated operating income of $20.4 million for the first quarter of 2011 Golar LNG announces a cash dividend of $0.25 cents per share Significant improvement in charter rates during the quarter Golar secures charters for its 4 modern vessels of between 12 and 18 months. The contracts are expected to generate approximately $80 million of EBITDA on an


Odfjells Announces Good 1Q Results

Odfjell's consolidated net result after tax was $34 million the first quarter 2004 compared to $18 million 1Q 2003. The first quarter 2004 figure includes capital gains on assets of $9 million. Time-charter results per day improved by 9 percent compared to first quarter 2003 and to the full year 2003. Increased voyage expenses reflect the increased number of ships in the fleet. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) for first quarter 2004 were $53 million


Kirby Announce Record Earnings in Q1 2014

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US tank barge operator and diesel engine service providers, Kirby Corporation, inform that earnings for the first quarter ending March 31, 2014 amounted to $62.2 million, or $1.09 per share, compared with $56.6 million, or $1.00 per share, for the 2013 first quarter.  Consolidated revenues for the 2014 first quarter were $589.2 million compared with $558.8 million reported for the 2013 first quarter. Excerpts from the financial report follow:


Safe Bulkers Reports $44.2 Million Revenue, 1Q13 Results

Safe Bulkers, Inc., an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. The Company’s Board of Directors also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share for the first quarter of 2013. Summary of First Quarter 2013 Results Net revenue for the first quarter of 2013 remained almost unchanged at $44.2 million from $44.1 million during the same period in 2012.


Northrop Grumman Reports First Quarter Results

Northrop Grumman Corporation, reported that sales increased 49 percent, earnings from continuing operations increased 17 percent, and segment operating margin increased 44 percent, for the 2003 first quarter compared with the first quarter of 2002. The record results, in large measure, reflect strong contributions by the company's two new segments, Mission Systems and Space Technology; double-digit growth in sales and operating margins at three other segments, Electronic Systems


Trico Marine Reports First Quarter 2002 Results

Trico Marine Services, Inc. has reported a net loss for the quarter ended March 31, 2002, of $4.8 million, or $(0.13) per share (diluted), on revenues of $32.1 million, compared to net income of $2.0 million, or $0.05 per share (diluted), on revenues of $43.3 million for the first quarter of 2001. The decrease in revenues for the first quarter of 2002 resulted from lower average day rates and utilization for some of the Company's vessel classes, particularly the Gulf of Mexico supply boats


Euroseas Reports Results for Q1

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Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced today its results for the three month period ended March 31, 2011. First Quarter 2011 Highlights: -Net loss of $0.6 million or $0.02 loss per share basic and diluted on total net revenues of $14.2 million. Excluding the effect of unrealized gain and realized losses on derivatives


Todd Shipyards Releases First Quarter Results

Todd Shipyards Corporation announced financial results for the first quarter ending June 30, 2002. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $2.3 million or $0.41 per diluted share on revenue of $49.3 million. For the prior year first quarter ending July 1, 2001, the company reported net income of $1.8 million on revenue of $31.2 million. Per share calculations for the first quarter ended June 30, 2002 were impacted favorably by the company’s Dutch Auction share repurchase of 4


Hong Kong Cargo Throughput Up in Q1 2012

Hong Kong Port cargo throughput increased by 3% over a year earlier to 64.5 million tonnes, while outward  cargo volume increased 7% in Q1 2012 The HK Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) has released statistics on vessels, port cargo and containers for the first quarter of 2012.
 In the first quarter of 2012, total port cargo throughput increased by 3% over a year earlier to 64.5 million tonnes.  Within this total, inward port cargo recorded virtually no change at 35


Scorpio Bulkers Sells Three Newbuilds for $111m

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. announced that it has entered into agreements to sell three newbuild dry bulk vessels, including two Capesize ships and an Ultramax ship, for approximately $111 million in aggregate. The Capesize vessels are currently being constructed in China and South Korea


Milaha Reports Improved Net Profit for Q1

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Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C. has announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015, in which it reported operating revenues of QR 786 million vs. QR 699 million for the same period in 2014, an increase of 12% quarter over quarter


Norwegian Car Carriers to Buy Two from Hyundai Samho

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 Oslo-listed Norwegian Car Carriers (NOCC) has signed a contract with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for the construction of two 6500 ceu Pure Car Truck Carrier (OCTCs).   Delivery from the South Korean shipyard is scheduled for between the fourth quarter 2016 and first quarter 2017


Strong Tanker Market Extends Peak Season High Earnings

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Tanker earnings for crude oil tankers have climbed to new strong levels in the first quarter of 2015, with averages not seen since 2008, the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) reported.   The demand for crude oil tankers remains high even though the winter months are far


Scorpio Bulkers Confirms Vessels Selloff

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 NYSE-listed Scorpio Bulkers confirmed the sale of seven newbuildings for a total of $290mln  to an unnamed buyer, said a company press release.   The newbuildings comprise three capesizes and a kamsarmax bulk carriers, and three LR1 product tankers.   


FMC Beats 1Q Profit Forecasts

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 The Houston-based subsea specialist FMC Technologies Inc. (FTI) reported first-quarter earnings of $147.6 million, beating Wall Street expectations.   The average estimate of 34 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 60 cents per share on a per-share basis


Petronas to Deliver LNG from FLNG in Q1 2016

The world's first floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, built by Petronas, is expected to supply its first cargoes in the first quarter of 2016, senior officials from the Malaysian state-oil firm said on Tuesday. The 365-metre (1,200 ft) long Petronas Floating LNG 1 (PFLNG1)


Royal Caribbean Cuts Profit Forecast

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd cut its adjusted profit forecast for the year, citing a jump in fuel prices since its January forecast and a strong dollar.   Shares of the world's second-largest cruise operator, which also cut the higher end of its full-year net yields forecast, fell 9


Chevron Hires Norce Endeavour for Thailand Ops

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 Solstad Offshore ASA (SOFF) has fixed the 2011-built 18,000 dwt crane barge Norce Endeavour to Chevron for work in Thailand next year for around 200 days.   Solstad has received confirmation from Chevron in Thailand for the 2016 Offshore Installation Campaign utilizing its Derrick Lay


Suezmax Tankers Bullish

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Global fixture activity for suezmax crude tankers rose in the first quarter by 5% year on year, with most of the activity coming out of West Africa.   Suezmax fixtures out of the Caribbean rose by 48%, most of which headed to the US Gulf and East coast Panama.  


NAO, Vard Push Back PSV Deliveries

Nordic American Offshore Ltd. (NAO) informs that it has agreed with the Norwegian based Vard Aukra shipyard to extend the delivery of two platform supply vessel (PSV) newbuildings, originally scheduled to be delivered in mid-2015.   Under the new agreement


The Boom Continues at Antwerp Port

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  The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 51,023,670 tonnes in the first three months of this year, 5.9% more than in the same period last year. The container volume experienced rapid expansion of 8.5%, while liquid bulk for its part continued to show solid growth (up 4.7%).


Mount Vernon Port Breaks Indiana Shipping Record

The Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon recorded the highest quarterly shipments by any port in Ports of Indiana's over 50-plus year history during the first quarter of 2015. This was the second consecutive quarter the port broke this record. First quarter shipments increased three percent over the


More Data Shows Chinese Slowdown

Chinese slowdown confirmed in Chinese and IMF data   The Chinese economy grew by 7% y-o-y in the first quarter of 2015, according to National Bureau of Statistics in China. This is the weakest overall growth in six years. Growth during the quarter was strongest in the industrial sector (6


EMGS - Vessel update for 1Q 2015

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  Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) releases information on vessel activity and utilisation 4-5 working days after the close of each quarter. The Company defines "vessel utilisation" as the percentage of the vessel charter period spent on contracted or multi-client data






 
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