Daewoo Announces 1Q Results

Thursday, May 03, 2001
South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering said it earned 100.4 billion won ($76.34 million) in EBT (earnings before taxes) during the first quarter on sales of 682.7 billion won. In the previous October-December quarter, the world's second largest shipyard made 76.5 billion won of EBT on sales of 781.5 billion won. The year-on-year comparison was not available because the shipbuilder, along with another unit, was spun off from Daewoo Heavy Industries last October. Daewoo said in a statement it had received shipbuilding orders worth $2.28 billion during the first four months of this year, about 91 percent of its $2.5 billion target for the year. The company's statement said EBT would reach 221.6 billion won this year, up from an earlier target of 153.3 billion won. A senior executive said last month a flood of LNG carrier orders and dollar-denominated payments skewed towards delivery had greatly helped the shipyard's financial status. Daewoo officials had said graduation from a creditor workout plan could be possible by end-June, six months ahead of target, as the shipyard's financial heath had recovered sufficiently to repay debts. The former shipbuilding unit of the bankrupt Daewoo Group, along with 11 other Daewoo firms, was rescued by creditors in August 1999 after its stake investment in sister firms turned sour. - (Reuters)
Maritime Reporter September 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Cordero Reconfirmed as FMC Commissioner

Mario Cordero was reconfirmed today as a U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner.   Cordero joined the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) as a Commissioner on June 3,

Chiarello: TOTE Continues Support to El Faro Families

Anthony Chiarello, President & CEO of TOTE, owner of the cargo ship presumed to have sunk with 33 mariners aboard last week amid Hurricane Joaquin, issued a statement

Seadrill Hopes to See Market Turn in 2017

Offshore rig driller Seadrill is facing another two years in the doldrums but hopes the international rig market could turn around in 2017.   Rig rates have more


Servowatch IPMS Completes FATs for UK Navy

The fully integrated platform management system Servowatch designed and built for three new offshore patrol vessels for the U.K. Royal Navy has completed BAE Systems’ Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT).

Steel Cut on UK Navy’s Newest Warship

Construction has begun on a new warship for the U.K. Royal Navy as the Minister of State for Defense Procurement, Philip Dunne MP cut the first steel in Glasgow today.

MAN 32/44CR Engine for Trawler Newbuild

Voyager Fishing Company, Ltd., based in Kilkeel, Northern Ireland, has ordered a new trawler/purse seiner, designed by Salt Ship Design in Norway and to be built at Karstensens Skipsværft in Skagen,

Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Salvage Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1473 sec (7 req/sec)