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NNS First Quarter EPS UP

Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) reported net earnings of $21 million, or $.63 diluted share, for the first quarter of 2000. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the quarter were $47 million, up from EBIT of $44 million in last year's first quarter. The company reported first quarter revenues of $469 million as compared to last year's figures of $430 million during the same period. This growth in revenue was attributable to gains in the construction and engineering segments. Construction revenues improved $25 million to $206 million as a result of advance planning work on the next aircraft carrier (CVN 77), as well as more activity on the Virginia-class submarine program. NNS finished a nine-month competition for the selection of the Warfare Systems Integrator for CVN 77 this past January. The expansion of the prime contractor role, which includes management of this process - previously performed by the Navy - the company will add approximately $500 million to the value of the construction contract.


Diamond Offshore's Profits Are Strong

Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., a Houston-based marine oil and gas drilling contractor, on Tuesday reported a 24.7 percent rise in net profits, boosted by strength in all the company's business. The company posted first-quarter net income of $36.8 million, or $.27 a share, up from $29.5 million, or $.21 a share in the same period last year. Analysts on average were expecting the company to report first quarter earnings of $.23 a share.


CAE Reports First Quarter Results

CAE has reported earnings from continuing operations for the first quarter ending June 30, 2003, of C$15.1 million or 7 cents per share compared to C$37.4 million (or 17 cents per share) in the first quarter of the prior fiscal year. Consolidated revenue for the first quarter decreased 12 percent to C$242.9 million from the C$275.8 million generated in the prior year, while the C$2.2 billion backlog was constant at June 30 compared to March 31.


Brazil's OSX Group Q2 2012 Financial Report

OSX Shipbuilding reports order book for construction of 21 vessels of various kinds, consolidated position in other offshore enterprises EBITDA of R$36,5 million in 1H12 and R$2,7 billion financing are highlights for the second quarter of 2012. OSX, an EBX Group Company which provides solutions for the offshore oil industry by means of integrated operations in shipbuilding, leasing of exploration and production (E&P) units, and operation and maintenance (O&M)


ConocoPhillips Reports 1Q Results

ConocoPhillips reported first-quarter net income of $3,291 million, or $2.34 per share, compared to $2,912 million, or $2.05 per share, for the same quarter in 2005. Total revenues were $47.9b, versus $38.9 billion a year ago. During the quarter, the company reinvested 141 percent of its net income into the development of oil and gas resources and its global refining business, excluding the acquisition of Burlington Resources.


Boat Sales Up in Q1 Reports Marine Products Corp

Marine Products Corporation Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Marine Products is a leading manufacturer of fiberglass boats under two brand names: sterndrive and inboard pleasure boats by Chaparral, including H2O Sport and Fish & Ski Boats, SSi and SSX Sportboats, Sunesta Sportdecks, Xtreme Towboats, Signature Cruisers and Premiere Sport Yachts, and outboard sport fishing boats by Robalo. For the quarter ended March 31, 2012, Marine Products generated net sales of $37,849


GulfMark Reports First Quarter Results and New Contract

GulfMark Offshore Inc.announced record net income for the first quarter of 2002 of $5.4 million, or $0.62 per share (diluted), on revenues of $29.8 million. This compares to net income of $2.6 million, or $0.31 per share (diluted), on revenues of $21.9 million in the first quarter of 2001. Bruce Streeter, president and COO of the Company, said, "We are very pleased with the results of the first quarter. Despite the usual seasonal slowdown and the lay-up of one of our smallest PSVs in the


Todd Shipyards Reports 2Q Results

Todd Shipyards Corporation announced financial results for the first quarter ended June 29, 2003. For the quarter, the Company reported a net loss of $2.2 million or $0.42 per diluted share on revenue of $21.1 million. For the prior year first quarter ended June 30, 2002, the Company reported net income of $2.3 million or $0.41 per diluted share on revenue of $49.3 million. The company's first quarter revenue of $21.1 million reflects a decrease of $28


South Korean First Lady Urges Innovation

South Korea's first lady Kwon Yang-sook has stressed the need to enhance the country's industrial competitiveness through innovation, according to a recent Korea Times report. Kwon made the point in a speech at a ceremony at the Hyundai shipyard to launch a crude oil carrier, the Universal Queen, the first of its kind made with a shipbuilding fund. The fund was introduced in 2000 when President Roh Moo-hyun was maritime affairs and fishery minister and helped to increase orders for the


IMB Warns Of Rampant Piracy In Indonesian Waters

Pirate attacks more than doubled in Indonesia in the first nine months of 1999, prompting the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) to warn mariners to take urgent precautions in Indonesian waters. The number of actual and attempted pirate raids worldwide surged by more than 25 percent to 180 in the first three quarters of 1999, up from 143 in the same period in 1998, the IMB's Piracy Reporting Center in Malaysia's capital said in a report


FMC Beats 1Q Profit Forecasts

Image: FMC Technologies

 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


Suezmax Tankers Bullish

 Suezmax: By Palmali Group of Companies

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.  


Canada Releases Tanker Safety System Report

The Government of Canada has released the second report of the independent Tanker Safety Expert Panel, “A Review of Canada’s Ship-source Spill Preparedness and Response: Setting the Course for the Future, Phase II – Requirements for the Arctic and for Hazardous and Noxious


U.S. Oil Train Traffic mostly from Midwest to East Coast

U.S. oil trains delivered more than 13.5 million barrels of crude oil from the Midwest to the East Coast in January, according to government data that gives a first of its kind snapshot of such shipments. The data from the Energy Information Administration is the first if its kind from the


ABS Updates Guidance on LNG Bunkering

Image courtesy of Harvey Gulf

  ABS has updated its guidance on LNG Bunkering in North America to support the transport sector's increasingly rapid transition to the use of cleaner fuels. The second edition of ABS' Bunkering of Liquefied Natural Gas-fueled Marine Vessels in North America was released today


MHI Receives "Grand Prix" Award

High Marks Given to MHI REPORT 2014

  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received the Grand Prix at the Nikkei Annual Report Awards 2014 sponsored by Nikkei Inc. The Grand Prix is the top award to be given to the company most highly appreciated by judges. The award-winning publication is the "MHI REPORT


Greece's Alpha Bank Raises Over $500 mln Via Shipping Loan Deal

Greece's Alpha Bank raised more than $500 million from a transaction backed by shipping loans, it confirmed on Thursday, one of the first of its kind by a Greek bank since 2008. Reuters reported in November that Alpha Bank, Greece's fourth-largest bank


Inlecom Introduces i-Ship

Photos by Inlecom

Inlecom Systems Ltd (Inlecom) has launched i-Ship, an innovative software application, enabling ship representatives to fulfil their reporting obligations to European and International maritime and custom authorities with greater speed and efficiency.  


BG Group's Queensland Curtis LNG to Ship First Cargo

BG Group is set to ship the first cargo of liquefied natural gas from its flagship gas project Queensland Curtis LNG on Dec. 20, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. A company spokesperson declined to confirm a specific date but said "We continue to expect the first cargo by the


Maritime Piracy: Attacks Down, SE Asia Remains Problematic

The Piracy & Armed Robbery Map  (Source: https://icc-ccs.org)

While the issue of maritime piracy has largely fallen from the public eye, with the rapid evolution of the 24/7/365 news cycle and a never-ending list of new and globally interesting headlines, such as Ebola, there remains concerns of piracy’s effects on the broader maritime market


Brazil Exports 2.71m Bags Green Coffee in August

Brazil exported 2.71 million 60-kg bags of green coffee in August, nearly unchanged from July shipments of a revised 2.70 million bags, the Council of Green Coffee Exporters (Cecafe) said on Monday. Brazil exported 2.38 million bags in August of 2013.


Clarksons PLC Perform Strongly in 1H 2014

CEO Andi Case: Photo Clarksons

Leading shipping services group, Clarksons PLC reports strong strong financial performance in the first half of 2014. Financial Results Clarksons increased revenues by 25% to £111.7m in the first six months of 2014 (2013: £89


Fugro Report Mixed Fortunes in First Half 2014

Fugro Synergy: Photo Fugro

Fugro report first half-year revenue of EUR 1,186.9 million compared to EUR 1,167.9 million in first half of 2013. Year-on-year revenue growth at constant currencies of 6.2% or 7.9% excluding multi-client seismic surveys. Highlights Non-cash impairments and one-off write-offs of EUR 346


Turkey Approves EIA Report for South Stream’s Offshore Section

South Stream’s offshore pipeline

The Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning of Turkey approved the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report and issued a positive opinion of the EIA results for South Stream's offshore section in Turkey. The Report contains the assessment of potential environmental impacts caused by


USCG Seeks Prankster who Made Fake Distress Calls

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is working to track down a prankster who called in fake distress calls in Washington state that led agency officials to launch two rescue efforts that cost over $200,000, an official said on Thursday. The suspect made his first call over VHF radio on May 31






 
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