Marine Link
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Top Tankers Shares Hit Year-low

November 12, 2007

Top Tankers Inc., which transports refined petroleum products and crude oil, reported a wider third-quarter loss on lower demand and rates for its vessels, sending shares down as much as 12 percent to a new year-low. Prolonged warm weather in most parts of Europe and the United States, higher-than-anticipated fuel-oil inventories at the beginning of the period and constant rise of oil prices, led to a softer demand for crude oil during the quarter, the Greek company said according to a Reuters report. Total available ship days fell to 1,987 during the latest third quarter, from 2,484 in the year-ago quarter. Total average time charter equivalent fell 20 percent to $22,467 per ship per day. For the third quarter, the company reported a net loss of $18.4m, or 50 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $11.4m, or 35 cents a share, in the same quarter last year. Voyage revenue fell 27 percent to $51.2m. Analysts on average were expecting the company to post a loss of 41 cents a share, before special items, on revenue of $46.3m. [Source: Reuters]


Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Sep 2016 - Maritime & Ship Security

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News