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Hvide Marine Announces Second Quarter Results

Hvide Marine Incorporated, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., reported a net loss of $23.7 million for the quarter ended June 30, 1999. These results reflect a loss of $14.1 million on the sale of assets. Last year, Hvide held a net income of $9.5 million. Revenues of $78.3 million for the 1999 quarter were down 28 percent from the previous year's figure of $109.3 million, which reflects the falloff in day rates and utilization for the company's fleet of offshore energy support vessels.


Conrad Industries to Release Quarter Results

Conrad Industries, Inc. plans to release its first quarter earnings during the evening on Wednesday, May 5, 2004. Management of the Company will host a conference call on Thursday, May 6, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. CST, to discuss the Company’s financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2004.


R&B Falcon Reports 4Q Results

R&B Falcon Corporation reported net income for the fourth quarter of 1998 of $15.1 million, on revenues of $228.7 million as compared to a net loss of $124.1 million, on revenues of $266.7 million for the same period in 1997. Fleet utilization and average dayrates both declined when comparing the fourth quarter of 1998 to the third quarter of 1998. The drop and continued downward pressure on the price of oil has contributed to the results of operations


Kirby Corp Record 2008 Results

Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) announced record net earnings for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2008 of $38.4m, or $.72 per share, compared with net earnings of $34.4m, or $.64 per share, for the 2007 fourth quarter. The 2008 fourth quarter net earnings included a $6m before taxes, or $.07 per share, increase in Kirby's allowance for doubtful accounts. Consolidated revenues for the 2008 fourth quarter were a record $326.7m, an increase of 6% over the $307


Cal Dive Wins GoM Subsea Pipeline Contract

Cal Dive International awarded an EPIC contract by Pemex Exploración y Producción; updates Q1 2013 expectations. The contract is for the engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) of 12 kilometers of eight-inch subsea pipeline and associated tie-ins on four existing platforms located in the Abkatun-Pol-Chuc Field in the Bay of Campeche. It is expected to generate total revenue of approximately $63 million and will utilize three of the Company’s


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:


Transcoastal Marine Third Quarter Results Reported

TransCoastal Marine Services, Inc. reported revenues of $25.7 million for the quarter ended September 30, 1999 compared to revenues of $44.9 million for the same quarter in 1998. The company also reported a net loss for the same quarter of $5.5 million or $.49 a share. This compares to net income of $964,000 or $.10 per share for the third quarter of 1998. Third quarter 1999 results include a special pretax charge of about $1


Royal Caribbean Announces Third Quarter Results

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced net income for the third quarter of $159.2 million Third quarter earnings were negatively impacted by $21.3 million due to lost revenues and extra costs directly associated with passengers not being able to reach their departure ports during the weeks following September 11. Also included in the reported results is an additional $15.4 million in costs associated with business decisions taken in the aftermath of the attacks


Kirby Comments on an Announcement

Recent announcement by a customer is anticipated to have minimal impact on petrochemical volumes transported 2008 second quarter and year earnings guidance confirmed Kirby Corporation commented on a recent public announcement by a major petrochemical customer which plans to temporarily idle or reduce production of some products it manufactures at locations in the and . Kirby anticipates a minimal impact on petrochemical volumes transported for that customer.


Maersk Drilling profits down to USD 116m Q1 2014

Maersk Drilling - Jack Up Rig

  Maersk Drilling delivered a profit (NOPAT) of USD 116m (USD 146m) in the first quarter of 2014. The result was negatively impacted with USD 30m compared to the first quarter result last year mainly due to planned yard stays and the intake of two new rigs. “2014 is a year of execution in progressing on Maersk Drilling’s ambitious growth strategy. As expected our first quarter result is negatively impacted by planned yard stays and the intake of two new rigs in our fleet


Chevron Suffers Loss, Plans Job Cuts

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 Chevron Corp. reported a first-quarter loss as slumping oil prices continued to drag down revenue. The company said that it is "on target" to lay off a total of 8000 workers by the end of 2016, up from a previously stated goal.  


Asia-N.Europe Box Rates Jump 170 pct

File Image: a Maersk containership underway (Maersk)

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe jumped 170 percent to $732 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday, data from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index showed. Spot freight rates on the world's busiest routes soared as a


Abu Dhabi Ports Reports Q1 Volume Surge

Photo: Abu Dhabi Ports

 Abu Dhabi’s RoRo volumes up 31 percent; general and bulk cargo increases 13 percent; container cargo edges up 5 percent   Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) in the Emirate


Marseille Fos Repeats Q1 Cargo Result

(File photo: Marseille Fos Port Authority)

French port Marseille Fos handled 20.17 million metric tons of cargo from January to March in a near identical repeat of last year’s first-quarter result.   General cargo rose 1 percent to 4.49MT led by container growth at Fos, which gained 3 percent for 263,038 teu


Nils Andersen, CEO Maersk: “Global Growth Slowing Down”

Nils Smedegaard Andersen. Photo: The Maersk Group

 Nils Smedegaard Andersen, chief executive officer at A.P. Moeller-Maersk qoted by Bloomberg as saying: "We believe that global growth is slowing down. Trade is currently significantly weaker than it normally would be under the growth forecasts we see"  


CMA CGM Slowed by Rates, Sees 2016 Recovery

The containership CMA CGM Marco Polo underway (file image)

France's CMA CGM, the world's third-largest container shipping firm, said freight rates should recover next year after a market downturn led to a sharp fall in its third-quarter profits.   The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk


Idling Container Fleet Continues to Surge

Image: K Line America, Inc

 Carriers are intensifying their capacity-withdrawal activity, with November seeing a big rise in the number of idle containerships, says Drewry Maritime Research.   The size of the idle fleet swelled by 52% from October to November to reach 900,000 teu


Carnival's Earnings Up 40%

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  Carnival Corporation reported a 40 percent increase in its results for the full fiscal year ended November 30. Strong operational execution delivered $0.25 per share higher earnings than the mid-point of the company’s full year 2015 December guidance, despite a $0


Asia-Europe Box Rates Fall Again

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Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe fell by 13.9 percent to $469 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday, one source with access to data from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index told Reuters.


Asia-Europe Box Rates Down 8 pct

The containership Maersk Kalmar. Maersk controls around a fifth of containers transported from Asia to Europe. (file image)

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe fell by 8.1 percent to $431 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday, one source with access to data from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index told Reuters.


Matson Declares 4Q EPS of $0.60, FY EPS $2.34

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Highlights -   * Hawaii container volume up 17.8% YOY in 4Q15 and up 8.1% in Full Year 2015   * 2015 Net Income of $103.0 million versus $70.8 million in 2014, up 45.5% YOY   * 4Q15 Diluted EPS of $0.60, negatively impacted by Horizon Acquisition SG&A costs of $0


Ensco plc Report Loss

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* Non-Cash Asset and Goodwill Impairments Totaling $2.9 Billion   * Cash From Operating Activities of $423 Million in Fourth Quarter and $1.7 Billion for Full Year   * Record Safety and Operational Performance   * ENSCO DS-8 Commences Initial Five-Year Contract Offshore Angola


Seadrill Shares Surge, Squeezing Shorts

West Auriga. (Photo courtesy of Seadrill)

Shares have risen 8 days in a row; CEO says short-sellers are beginning to panic. Shares in Norwegian rig firm Seadrill shot up by a third on Monday and its chief executive said short-sellers were starting to panic at the prospect its refinancing plan would succeed.


Antwerp Port's Volume Growth Continues

Photo Antwerp Port

The port of Antwerp handled 53,265,552 metric tons of freight in the first three months of this year, 3.9 percent more than in the same period last year. The container volume in TEU did particularly well with growth of 4.6 percent, while liquid bulk rose to new heights with growth of 10.6 percent


Asia Tankers-VLCCs Rates Ease as Tanker Jams Fade

file image: A VLCC transits the Suez Canal (Suez Canal Authority)

Port congestion eases at Basra and Chinese ports; tanker demand set to expand on lower oil prices. Freight rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs), hurt by slower-than-usual release of cargo, could slip further next week as more tonnage becomes available with the easing of recent tanker






 
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