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Halliburton Announces 1Q Results

Halliburton announced that net income in the first quarter of 2006 was $488m, or $0.91 per diluted share, compared to net income of $365m, or $0.72 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2005. Net income in the first quarter of 2006 included income from discontinued operations of $7m after tax, or $0.01 per diluted share, primarily related to the operations of KBR's Production Services group, which is expected to be sold in the second quarter of 2006 with a pretax gain of approximately $100m. Net income in the first quarter of 2005 also included income from discontinued operations of $6m after tax, or $0.01 per diluted share. Income from continuing operations in the first quarter of 2006 was $481m, or $0.90 per diluted share, compared to income from continuing operations of $359m, or $0.71 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2005. Consolidated revenue in the first quarter of 2006 was $5.2bcompared to $4.8b in the first quarter of 2005. This increase was largely attributable to higher activity in the Energy Services Group (ESG), where revenue increased 35% from the prior year first quarter to a record level of $2.9 billion. Lower revenue in KBR, primarily on government services projects in the Middle East, partially offset this increase. Consolidated operating income was $755m in the first quarter of 2006 compared to $575m in the first quarter of 2005, a 31% increase


Golar LNG Q1 Results 2011

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Highlights Golar LNG reports consolidated net income of $16.3 million and consolidated operating income of $20.4 million for the first quarter of 2011 Golar LNG announces a cash dividend of $0.25 cents per share Significant improvement in charter rates during the quarter Golar secures charters for its 4 modern vessels of between 12 and 18 months. The contracts are expected to generate approximately $80 million of EBITDA on an


Northrop Grumman Reports First Quarter Results

Northrop Grumman Corporation, reported that sales increased 49 percent, earnings from continuing operations increased 17 percent, and segment operating margin increased 44 percent, for the 2003 first quarter compared with the first quarter of 2002. The record results, in large measure, reflect strong contributions by the company's two new segments, Mission Systems and Space Technology; double-digit growth in sales and operating margins at three other segments, Electronic Systems


Odfjells Announces Good 1Q Results

Odfjell's consolidated net result after tax was $34 million the first quarter 2004 compared to $18 million 1Q 2003. The first quarter 2004 figure includes capital gains on assets of $9 million. Time-charter results per day improved by 9 percent compared to first quarter 2003 and to the full year 2003. Increased voyage expenses reflect the increased number of ships in the fleet. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) for first quarter 2004 were $53 million


Safe Bulkers Reports $44.2 Million Revenue, 1Q13 Results

Safe Bulkers, Inc., an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. The Company’s Board of Directors also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share for the first quarter of 2013. Summary of First Quarter 2013 Results Net revenue for the first quarter of 2013 remained almost unchanged at $44.2 million from $44.1 million during the same period in 2012.


Kirby Announce Record Earnings in Q1 2014

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US tank barge operator and diesel engine service providers, Kirby Corporation, inform that earnings for the first quarter ending March 31, 2014 amounted to $62.2 million, or $1.09 per share, compared with $56.6 million, or $1.00 per share, for the 2013 first quarter.  Consolidated revenues for the 2014 first quarter were $589.2 million compared with $558.8 million reported for the 2013 first quarter. Excerpts from the financial report follow:


Todd Shipyards Releases First Quarter Results

Todd Shipyards Corporation announced financial results for the first quarter ending June 30, 2002. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $2.3 million or $0.41 per diluted share on revenue of $49.3 million. For the prior year first quarter ending July 1, 2001, the company reported net income of $1.8 million on revenue of $31.2 million. Per share calculations for the first quarter ended June 30, 2002 were impacted favorably by the company’s Dutch Auction share repurchase of 4


Trico Marine Reports First Quarter 2002 Results

Trico Marine Services, Inc. has reported a net loss for the quarter ended March 31, 2002, of $4.8 million, or $(0.13) per share (diluted), on revenues of $32.1 million, compared to net income of $2.0 million, or $0.05 per share (diluted), on revenues of $43.3 million for the first quarter of 2001. The decrease in revenues for the first quarter of 2002 resulted from lower average day rates and utilization for some of the Company's vessel classes, particularly the Gulf of Mexico supply boats


Euroseas Reports Results for Q1

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Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced today its results for the three month period ended March 31, 2011. First Quarter 2011 Highlights: -Net loss of $0.6 million or $0.02 loss per share basic and diluted on total net revenues of $14.2 million. Excluding the effect of unrealized gain and realized losses on derivatives


Hong Kong Cargo Throughput Up in Q1 2012

Hong Kong Port cargo throughput increased by 3% over a year earlier to 64.5 million tonnes, while outward  cargo volume increased 7% in Q1 2012 The HK Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) has released statistics on vessels, port cargo and containers for the first quarter of 2012.
 In the first quarter of 2012, total port cargo throughput increased by 3% over a year earlier to 64.5 million tonnes.  Within this total, inward port cargo recorded virtually no change at 35


Acquisitions to Yield Better Results for Hoegh LNG

Höegh Gallant. Photo: Höegh LNG Partners LP

 Hoegh LNG Partners closed the acquisition of 51% interest in Höegh LNG Colombia Holding, the owner of the entities that own and operate the Höegh Grace on January 3, 2017.   The results of the Höegh Grace contributed to the Partnership's earnings for the full first


StealthGas Achieves High Revenue

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 StealthGas, ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, registered  an operational utilization of 97.3% in Q1 2017 (91.1% in Q1 2016), best performance since the beginning of 2014.  


Port of Hamburg Volumes Up 1.7% in Q1

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 In the first quarter of 2017, the Port of Hamburg’s total throughput was up by 1.7 percent at 35.4 million tons.    Growth in Germany’s largest universal port was therefore slightly above the average 1.6 percent for the other major North Range ports of Rotterdam


South Korean Shipyards: Silver Lining for the Biggies

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 Though South Korea’s big three shipbuilders -Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, and Samsung Heavy Industries - showing signs of fiscal recovery this year,  orders at midsized shipbuilding companies remain sparse. 


Scorpio to Sell Two MR Product Tankers

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Scorpio Tankers, provider of marine transportation of petroleum products, announced that it has reached an agreement with an unrelated third party to sell two of its 2013 built MR product tankers (STI Sapphire and STI Emerald) for approximately $56.4 million in aggregate. 


Eagle Bulk Shipping Reports Q1 Loss

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Eagle Bulk Shipping reported a loss of $11.1 million in its first quarter. It posted revenue of $45.9 million in the period. Gary Vogel, Eagle Bulk's CEO, commented, “During the first quarter, Eagle finalized the acquisition of 9 Crown-63 Ultramax dry bulk sister vessels – a


Demand for Chemical Tanker Fleet Looks Up

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Demand for methanol and vegoil will moderately support global seaborne trade causing the shipping fleet trading in chemicals and vegoils to expand, according to the latest edition of the Chemical Forecaster, published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.


Maersk: Shipping Recovery Coming

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Maersk Line posts loss, but company sees improvement.   A.P. Moller-Maersk beat first-quarter net profit forecasts on Thursday, boosted by the energy business it plans to spin off, but also reported signs of improvement at its long-suffering container shipping business.  


Hapag-Lloyd Projects Higher FY '17 Earnings

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CEO sees closer supply-demand balance in shipping market; higher earnings forecasts upheld after wider net loss.   German container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd on Friday said it should achieve higher earnings this year, based on expectations for a moderate increase in freight rates and cost


Euroseas Sees Improvement in Cargo Shipping

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 The beginning of 2017 found both the drybulk and containership markets recovering from the historical low levels observed during 2016, says Euroseas Chairman.   Aristides Pittas, Chairman and CEO of Euroseas said that the drybulk market improved rapidly during the last two months of


TEN's 15-Vessel Newbuilding Program Nearing Completion

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 Greece-based Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) said that its 15-vessel newbuilding program is nearing completion with the final three aframax tankers expected to be delivered in the coming months.    In the second half of the year


CMA CGM Posts Higher Q1 Profits

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Container shipping line CMA CGM posted higher first-quarter profits, helped by a turnaround at recently acquired NOL, and gave an upbeat assessment for the current quarter in another sign that the shipping industry is emerging from a slump.  


Gulf Navigation Sails to Profit

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 Dubai-based shipping company Gulf Navigation Holding  has reported a 39% growth in net profit at the end of the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016.    The result came at a stage while the company is witnessing a significant improvement in its


COSCO Singapore Wins FSRU Deal

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 Cosco (Qidong) Shipyard Co, a subsidiary of Cosco Corp's 51 per cent subsidiary Cosco Shipyard Group Co, has entered into an agreement with a European buyer for the construction of the floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) module.  


Petrobras Sees Higher Oil Exports as Presalt Fields Develop

Brazilian government-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA expects higher oil exports this year than initial projections, Guilherme França, executive manager of trade and marketing, said Wednesday.   Petrobras expects oil exports to reach 742






 
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