Topaz Reports NMEL Results

MarineLink.com
Monday, March 17, 2014

2013 revenue up 22% over last year to $376.5 million as a result of the expansion of the core vessel fleet and high vessel utilization

Topaz Energy and Marine, an offshore support vessel company, announced the results of its subsidiary Nico Middle East Ltd. (NMEL) for the twelve months ended December 31, 2013.

According to Topaz, the period has seen continued strong and profitable growth across the group’s activities with revenues up 22% and EBITDA up 17%, which the company said is primarily attributable to the additional vessels that have joined its fleet and the improved utilization it has achieved across its core fleet. Topaz said it has focused on maintaining tight control of our costs and this has resulted in significant cost savings benefitting us in the short-term and over the coming years. Topaz won a number of new contracts during the period, resulting in a total backlog of medium and long-term contracts amounting to $1.16 billion.

Business Highlights
•Safety performance consistently strong – zero LTIs and fatalities
•Robust performance for the entire business attributable to expansion of core fleet and focus on cost control
•High and stable utilization of core vessel fleet at 94.5% for the year
•Seven new vessels, all PSVs, added to the fleet in 2013, five of which delivered in 2014

Outlook

Topaz said it has delivered a year of growth as we focus on driving our strategy of investing in our core fleet to ensure we maintain a young and technologically advanced fleet for our clients, the world's leading oil and gas companies. Topaz said its ability to support its production strategies in a large number of projects has resulted in a growing level of long-term contracts and high vessel utilization rates. With the investment the company has made in the business over the course of 2013 in terms of vessels, technology and people, Topaz said it remains confident for the prospects of its 2014 results.
 

Maritime Reporter November 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Madsen to Chair Norway’s Research Council Executive Board

Henrik O. Madsen appointed chairman of the executive board of the Research Council of Norway   DNV GL president and CEO Henrik O. Madsen was appointed as chairman

Port of Houston Expecting Record Year

The Port of Houston Authority is expecting 2014 to close as a banner year for the port, with 34 million tons of cargo handled through November, Executive Director

Hapag-Lloyd Completes CSAV Merger Capital Increase

Hapag-Lloyd completed the planned capital increase of EUR 370 million (approximately $452.5 million) as part of the business combination with the Chilean shipping

Finance

Larger Tankers May Offer Better Return Chances

Investors looking for returns in the tanker markets can invest their capital in a variety of ways. Should an owner invest in a VLCC or an Aframax? How about an

US Plans to Shut Royalty Loophole on Coal Exports

U.S. coal companies will no longer be able to settle royalties at low domestic prices when they make lucrative sales to Asia according to reforms proposed by the Interior Department on Friday.

Hapag-Lloyd Completes CSAV Merger Capital Increase

Hapag-Lloyd completed the planned capital increase of EUR 370 million (approximately $452.5 million) as part of the business combination with the Chilean shipping

News

Port Workers in Argentine Grain Hub End Strike

Port workers in part of the Argentine grains hub of Rosario lifted a work stoppage on Friday, only a day after they went on strike over demands for higher year-end bonuses, a union official said.

Madsen to Chair Norway’s Research Council Executive Board

Henrik O. Madsen appointed chairman of the executive board of the Research Council of Norway   DNV GL president and CEO Henrik O. Madsen was appointed as chairman

Larger Tankers May Offer Better Return Chances

Investors looking for returns in the tanker markets can invest their capital in a variety of ways. Should an owner invest in a VLCC or an Aframax? How about an

Offshore Energy

DNV GL Targets Safer Approach to Subsea Lifting

The completion of a joint industry project (JIP) to improve existing standards and regulations around subsea lifting operations has resulted in a new recommended practice (RP).

Polarcus Awarded 3D Project Off West Africa

Polarcus Limited has signed a letter of intent with Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon S.A. for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa.   The project,

Boskalis, VolkerWessels Win Offshore Wind Farm Work

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., in partnership with Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels), has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Sonar
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: 0.2011 sec (5 req/sec)