Smedvig Reports Operating Profits For 2001

Tuesday, February 26, 2002
Smedvig reports preliminary consolidated operating profit for 2001 of $112 million, an increase of $16 million from the previous year. The operating profit is the best result ever posted by the company. The result reflects a high utilization of the company's fleet of drilling units, favorable market conditions and efficient operations. Operating profit for the fourth quarter was $25.4 million, a decrease of $5.8 million as compared to the previous quarter. Net financial expenses for the year was $61 million as compared to net financial expenses of $ 100 million in the previous year. Operating profit from the Mobile Units Division for the year amounted to NOK 650 million, up from NOK 599 million in 2000. The result is the best ever posted by this division. The improvement is due to higher utilization and increased average dayrates for the drilling units combined with a full year of operations for the newbuilds West Navion and West Venture, delivered in 2000. For the fourth quarter, operating profit amounted to $12.4 million as compared to $22 million in the previous quarter. The decrease is mainly due to off-hire of West Navion. The utilization rate for the mobile units averaged approximately 94 percent as compared to 92 percent in 2000.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter July 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Finance

U.S. Awards $61.8 Mln for Port Projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox today announced 40 awards totaling nearly $500 million in funding for the  FY 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants.

Moody's: Challenges Ahead for Asian Port Operators

Moody's Investors Service says lackluster global growth, weak commodity prices, high capital expenditure commitments and a liner industry struggling with overcapacity

Swiber Applies for Judicial Management Instead of Liquidation

Singapore oilfield services company Swiber Holdings Ltd said on Friday it has applied to place itself under judicial management instead of liquidation.   Swiber

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
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: 0.0723 sec (14 req/sec)