Navigator Holdings Run a Tight Ship, Report 2013 Profit Surge

MarineLink.com
Monday, March 17, 2014
Gas carrier: Photo courtesy of Navigator Holdings

In its preliminary fourth quarter and financial year 2013 results, ship owners and charterers Navigator Holdings report that EBITDA increased to $106.8 million for the year ended December 31, 2013 from $63.9 million for 2012.

HIghlights

  • Earnings per share increased to $0.89 for the year ended December 31, 2013 from $0.82 for 2012, based on a significantly increased number of shares outstanding
  • Completed the acquisition and delivery of 11 vessels from affiliates of AP Moller Maersk
  • Completed initial public offering of 13,800,000 common shares, including full exercise of underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares
  • Ten newbuilding semi-refrigerated gascarriers onorder for delivery between April 2014 and April2016


Year Ended December 31, 2013 Financial Results Overview:
Operating revenue for the year ended December 31, 2013 amounted to $234.3 million (excluding the cargo revenue mentioned above), an increase of $87.6 million compared to operating revenue of $146.7 million for the year ended December 31, 2012.

Net operating revenue, which is operating revenue less voyage expenses, amounted to $185.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2013, an increase of $66.1 million on the year ended December 31, 2012.

At December 31, 2013, Navigator has 24 handysize liquefied gas carrier vessels in operation, including the one chartered-in vessel, and it has an additional ten vessels on order, which are expected to be delivered between April 2014 and April 2016.

At December 31, 2013, 13 of the 18 semi-refrigerated gas carriers operated by Navigator were on time charters at an average rate of approximately $910,000 per calendar month. The remaining semi-refrigerated vessels were trading on the spot market or on contracts of affreightment.

Fleet utilization was 92.9% for the twelve months to December 31, 2013 compared to 99.5% for the full year of 2012.

www.navigatorgas.com

 

 

 

Maritime Reporter February 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

RoRo Ship Enters Operation for WWL

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics welcomes into operation the M/V Thermopylae, the first of its new generation of Post Panamax HERO (High Efficiency RoRo) PCTC vessels.

Containership Becomes Largest to Sail the Thames

The Munkebo Maersk became the largest ship to ever sail up the River Thames as it called at DP World London Gateway, the U.K.’s newest deep-sea port hub. The 399-meter-long,

Rolls-Royce to Power Zhuhai Ferries

Rolls-Royce has been selected to supply waterjets and high speed MTU diesel engines to power two new aluminium catamaran fast ferries for Chinese ferry operator

Tanker Trends

Atlantic Gas Swings Keep LNG Traders Guessing

MILAN, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Atlantic natural gas markets are seeing some of the biggest price swings in years as volatile European trade, freezing U.S. weather

Greek Banks Mull Cutting Shipping Portfolios

Greece's leading banks are considering offloading part of their portfolios of shipping debt worth billions of dollars in a bid to shore up their capital, according

Philly Tankers Lines Up Charters

Philly Tankers AS announced today that its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, Philly Tankers LLC, has entered into binding long-term time charter contracts with a domestic end-user for the two 50,

Finance

Vard Increased Revenues 15.8% in 2014

Shipbuilder Vard Holdings Limited increased revenues 15.8% in 2014, the company announced in its year-end financial report today. On the back of very high activity

CGG to cut Vessel Fleet Further

French seismic group CGG said on Thursday it would further cut its fleet of seismic vessels after declining demand from oil and gas clients hit by the falling oil

Atlantic Gas Swings Keep LNG Traders Guessing

MILAN, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Atlantic natural gas markets are seeing some of the biggest price swings in years as volatile European trade, freezing U.S. weather

LNG

Brookings Institution Hosting Panels on LNG Marine Fuel

The Brookings Institution, a Washington D.C.-based think tank, will host a two-panel discussion on the use of LNG as a marine fuel on Tuesday, March 3, the organization announced today.

Atlantic Gas Swings Keep LNG Traders Guessing

MILAN, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Atlantic natural gas markets are seeing some of the biggest price swings in years as volatile European trade, freezing U.S. weather

Asia: LPG Shipping and LNG Pricing

While declining Asian LNG prices have reduced margins on the long-distance LNG trade, causing spot-charter rates for LNG vessels to fall, LPG shipping earnings

 
 
Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | 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: 1.0521 sec (1 req/sec)