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Commodore Holdings Reports 14% Earnings Increase

Commodore Holdings, Ltd. reported a 14 percent increase in earnings for its fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1999. Earnings for full year 1999 were $4,606,000, as compared to $4,023,170 in full year 1998. The line went public in July of 1996. Earnings per share for full year 1999 are $.62 per share on a basic basis, and $.52 per share on a diluted basis. This compares to $.64 per share basic and $.54 per share diluted in full year 1998. The company's weighted average number of common stock outstanding - diluted - was 9,292,000 for full year 1999 as compared to 7,923,000 for full year 1998. This increase was primarily due to the higher average stock price for the company's common stock in full year 1999, which is used in calculating common stock equivalents, as well as the exercise of warrants in full year 1999.


Aegean Profitable in 2013 Despite Bunker Market Challenges

Bunkering: File photo CCL

Ship bunker suppliers Aegean Marine Petroleum Network release financial and operating results for the fourth quarter ended December 31st, 2013, registering a third consecutive profitable year. Quarterly & full year highlights Recorded sales volumes of 2,384,376 metric tons in Q4 2013 and 9,941,061 for the full year. Recorded gross profit of $75.0 million in Q4 2013 and $286.0 million for the full year.


Matson to Announce Q4, 2014 Results

Matthew Cox

Matson, Inc. will release its financial results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Matthew Cox, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Joel Wine, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss Matson's fourth quarter and full year 2014 results and provide a business outlook for 2015 during a conference call scheduled for 4:30 p.m. EST/1:30 p.m. PST/11:30 a.m. HST.


Diamond Offshore Reports 4Q Results

Deepwater drilling company Diamond Offshore announced fourth quarter and full-year earnings. Results were solid, with revenues and earnings showing big increases on both a quarterly and an annual basis. Compared to the fourth quarter of 2005, revenues rose 57 percent and earnings per share rose 106 percent. Full year figures demonstrated similarly gaudy growth, as revenues rose 68 percent and earnings per share were up an astronomical 168 percent.


NOL Nets 4Q US$77 mln loss

Image: Courtesy NOL

NOL Group today reported a 4Q 2015 net loss of US$77 million, an improvement of US$8 million over 4Q 2014. The Group posted a Core EBIT (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes and Non-Recurring Items) loss of US$65 million in the quarter. Its Core EBITDA remained positive at US$39 million.   On a full year basis, NOL posted a net profit of US$707 million. Excluding a one-time US$888 million gain on the sale of its logistics unit, NOL incurred a full year net loss of US$181 million


Inmarsat Returns to Revenue Growth in Q2

British satellite operator Inmarsat reported a rise in revenue in the second quarter, more than reversing a dip in the first quarter, as its customers used its broadband terminals to improve efficiency in tough shipping and energy markets. The company reported a 6 percent rise in second-quarter revenue to $330.4 million and a 22 percent rise in core earnings to $202.2 million on Thursday, and reiterated its target for full-year revenue.


Wärtsilä Posts 1Q Loss, But Outlook For Year Good

Wärtsilä posted a first-quarter loss, hit by restructuring charges, but said it expected full-year results at its key power divisions to reach last year's level. Wärtsilä reported a January-March loss before extraordinary items of $3.92 million versus a profit a year ago. The result sent Wärtsilä's shares 5.2 percent lower to 23.60 euros in thin opening trade on a flat Helsinki bourse. The stock is eight percent below its year high of 25.65 euros


Carnival Reports Profit Slide in Q1 2014, Outlook Gloomy

Image courtesy of Carnival Corp.

Cruise line group Carnival Corporation announced non-GAAP net income of $2 million, or $0.00 diluted EPS for the first quarter of 2014 compared to non-GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2013 of $67 million, or $0.08 diluted EPS. Key metrics for the first quarter 2014 compared to first quarter 2013 and December guidance were as follows: On a constant dollar basis, net revenue yields (net revenue per available lower berth day or “ALBD”) decreased 2


CP Ships Reports 4Q Results

CP Ships Limited today announced unaudited fourth quarter 2003 operating income of US $49 million, up from $34 million before exceptional items in fourth quarter 2002 and up from $44 million in third quarter 2003. Basic earnings per share was $0.46 compared with 2002's $0.23 before exceptional items and third quarter's $0.37. Net income available to common shareholders was $41 million, compared to $23 million in fourth quarter 2002.


Carnival Corp Reports 4Q & Full Year Earnings

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) reported net income of $371m, or $0.47 diluted EPS, on revenues of $3.3b for its fourth quarter ended November 30, 2008. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2007 was $358m, or $0.44 diluted EPS, on revenues of $3.1b. Included in the 2008 fourth quarter results is a gain of $31m on the sale of Cunard Line's Queen Elizabeth 2. The company reported net income for the full year ended November 30, 2008 of $2.3b, or $2


Austal Dives into Loss

Photo:  Austal

 Australia’s largest shipbuilder Austal posted a full year loss of $84.28 million because a program to build war ships for the US Navy took longer than expected.   However, the result came in line with guidance issued last month over a change in estimate of the cost of completing


DP World H1 Profit Soars on Acquisitions

file image (credit Trelleborg)

DP World, one of the world's largest port operators, reported a 50 percent leap in net profit for the first half of this year on Thursday, helped by the acquisitions of the Dubai's Jebel Ali Free Zone and Canada's Fairview Terminal. The company made a profit attributable to shareholders of $608


Berth and Billions: Cruise Business Powers European Yards

Graph: Clarkson Research

 In a historically weak contracting environment the cruise sector has seen a strong level of newbuild ordering and investment in the year to date, says a research report by Clarkson.   Cruise lines have continued to expand their fleets, with new markets such as China in their sights


Panama Canal Celebrates 102 Years

Image: Panama Canal Authority

 The Panama Canal has celebrated 102 years of successful operations and service to the global maritime community, just one day after welcoming its one-hundredth transit through the expanded waterway.     On August 15, 1914, the Panama Canal officially opened for business


Low Freight Rates Hit Maersk Line

Photo: Maersk Line

 Record low freight rates have driven the World’s largest container carrier Maersk Line to report a second-quarter loss of US$151 million.   The second quarter result and revenue both fall year-on-year as average freight rates hit record low levels


Maersk Paints a Gloomy Picure

Photo: Maersk Line

 Danish shipping conglomerate A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S has reported a plunge in profits in the second quarter in the face of tough market conditions.    Maersk's quarterly net profit dropped 89 per cent to $118m compared with a year earlier


Tanker Rates: Glass Half-Full Or Half-Empty?

Graph: Poten and Partners

 The tanker market has been suffering from rather severe summer doldrums, says Weekly Shipbrokers Reports published by Poten and Partners.   Earnings across all tanker sectors, from VLCCs down to MRs are at levels not seen since September 2014


Boxship Capacity Crosses 20 million TEU Mark

Graph:  Clarksons Research

 This week, containership fleet capacity has passed the 20 million TEU mark, another milestone in the rapid rise to prominence of the sector, according to Clarksons Research.   Down the years, much of the capacity expansion has been driven by the delivery of larger and larger units at


DP World's H1 Gross Volumes up 1.2%

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Photo DP World

DP World Limited handled 31.4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first half of 2016, with gross container volumes growing by 2.5% on a reported basis, and up 1.2% on a like-for-like  basis.  


Port of Rotterdam Throughput Dips in 2016

Photo: Port of Rotterdam Authority

Compared to the first half of 2015, which saw throughput increased by 6.8 percent, the Port of Rotterdam handled 3 percent less cargo in the first six months of 2016, according to the Port of Rotterdam Authority.   The most pronounced decrease could be observed in the dry bulk segment


Global Fleet Growth: A More Mature Trend?

Graph: Clarksons Research

 The supply of ships into the fleet is a key determinant of vessel earnings across the shipping sectors, and world fleet growth is closely followed by everyone in the maritime industry, says Clarksons Research.   In recent years the overall pace of growth of the world fleet appears to


Seaborne Transportation - Economy Without Borders

Graph: Clarksons Research

 With seaborne transportation accounting for the vast majority of the world’s international trade, the importance of the shipping industry to the mechanics of the world economy is generally fairly evident, says Clarksons Research.  


GTT Cuts Outlook on Ship Construction Delays

French supplier of systems for marine transportation of liquified natural gas (LNG) Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) reported strong growth in its first half results on Thursday but cut its 2016 revenue outlook, blaming delays in the construction of some ships.  


Finland's Wartsila Sticks to 2016 Outlook

File Image: a Wartsila built marine engine (Wartsila)

Finnish ship engine and power plant maker Wartsila reported weaker-than-expected quarterly profit and order intake on Wednesday. Wartsila cited tight competition in the energy markets and overcapacity of ships. However, the company repeated its full-year profitability outlook


TGS Provides Second Quarter Update

Kristian Johansen, Chief Executive Officer Photo TGS

Based on preliminary reporting from operating units, TGS management expects net revenues for the second quarter of 2016 to be approximately USD 114 million. Multi-client investments for the second quarter are expected to be approximately USD 62 million.






 
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