The Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WW) industrial maritime group delivered a record performance in 2006. A sales gain of roughly $83m for the Dockwise heavy transport company
made a strong contribution to results for both the fourth quarter and the full year.
WW's net operating profit for the fourth quarter of 2006 came to $165m, compared with $67m in the same period of 2005. Total operating income was $683m, up from $608m the year before. Profit before taxes came to $130m, compared with $21m.