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Sunday, October 22, 2017

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SCI 1H Profit Jumps

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  The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) declared its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended 30th September 2015 posting a net profit of Rs. 161.21 crores as against a net profit of Rs. 18.59 crores during the quarter ended 30th September 2014 and a net profit of Rs. 163.54 during the quarter ended June 2015. This is the eighth consecutive quarter of reporting profits. SCI’s turnaround started from Q3 of FY2014-15 with modest two digit profit figures and has now reported three digit profit figures two quarters in a row. With this, SCI has registered a net profit of Rs. 324.75 crores for the half year ended 30th September 2015 as against a net profit of Rs. 68.09 crores reported during the same period last year. The steady increase in profits has been attributed to the rally in tanker markets, strict cost control measures by the management and consistent low world crude oil prices. SCI currently owns 69 vessels corresponding to 5.89 million dead weight tonnes and 3.29 million gross tonnes which include thirty five tankers.  

Milaha Reports 32.8% Q4 Net Profit Increase

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Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C. increased fourth quarter net profit 32.8 percent, the company announced today in its 2014 financial results.  It will pay a 55% cash dividend for 2014, a value of 5.5 Qatari Rials ($1.51) per share. The company said it increased its net profit 10% in 2014 over 2013, from QR950 million ($260 million) to  QR1.059 billion ($290 million). The company also increased operating revenues 14% over 2013

Mitsui: Revenue Up, Profits Down

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. reported that group net profit for the fiscal first half fell 6.3% from a year earlier to 2.51 billion yen despite a 6.6% rise in revenues to 199.64 billion yen. The shipbuilder cited falling product prices, stiffer competition and exchange losses as the primary culprits. In its consolidated earnings report, Mitsui Engineering posted a pretax profit of 2.31 billion yen in the six months to Sept. 30, down 52.3%, with net profit per share falling to 3

SHI Profits Eroded by One-Off Costs

Samsung Heavy Industries (HII) Q4 3012 net profit fell 59% due to costs related to an oil-leakage accident in 2007. Net profit for the three months ended December 31 fell to KRW73 billion from KRW176.5 billion a year earlier, reports Fox Business News; however, fourth-quarter sales and operating profit rose on orders for higher-end ships. Full-year 2012 net profit fell 6.4% to KRW796.4 billion. Operating profit climbed 11% to KRW1.206 trillion and sales rose 8.2% to KRW14.49 trillion.

Vopak Reports '99 Net Down, Eyes Improvement

Dutch shipping and tank storage firm Vopak NV reported that its ordinary net profit fell by 5.3 percent in 1999, but said it expected improvements this year. Net profit from ordinary activities fell to $163.2 million, from $174.4 million in 1998, roughly in line with analysts' forecasts and earlier indications from the company of a five to 10 percent drop. The weakness was largely due to a drop in earnings at Tanker Shipping as excess capacity pressured rates

Qatari Shipper Nakilat Q2 Net Profit Gains 12.3 pct

Qatar Gas Transport Co (Nakilat), one of the world's largest shippers of liquefied natural gas, posted a 12.3 percent increase in second-quarter net profit on Tuesday, according to Reuters calculations. The company made a net profit of 267.8 million riyals ($73.6 million) in the three months ending June 30, Reuters calculations showed, using financial statements in lieu of a quarterly earnings breakdown. This is up from 238

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.   The French-based group reported on Friday a first-quarter net profit, including Singapore-based NOL which it consolidated in June last year, of $86 million compared with a $100 million loss in the same period of 2016.  

Steamship Reports First Nine-Months Results

A/S Steamship Co TORM (TORM), a shipping company specializing in the worldwide commercial operation of a fleet of tankers and bulk carriers, reported its results for the first nine months of 2003. Net profit for the third quarter 2003 was DKK 232 million ($35 million), including an unrealized gain on the Company's investment in Dampskibsselskabet "NORDEN" A/S; and net profit for the first nine months of 2003 was DKK 468 million ($70 million), including an unrealized gain on the NORDEN shares

IHC Caland Profit Up

Dutch IHC Caland NV said on Monday preliminary net profit rose eight percent in 2000, and reflected on a "difficult and often frustrating year." Net profits are expected to be 75 million euros ($69.4 million), compared with 69.5 million in 1999. The figure came in at the low end of analysts expectations, but at exactly the level the company predicted in September. Company watchers had forecast the company's net profits would be 75.3-77.2 million euros, with a consensus at 76.3 million euros

Milaha Reports Improved Net Profit for Q1

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Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C. has announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015, in which it reported operating revenues of QR 786 million vs. QR 699 million for the same period in 2014, an increase of 12% quarter over quarter. Operating profit of QR 279 million vs. QR 273 million for the same period in 2014, an increase of 2% quarter over quarter, net profit of QR 365 million vs. QR 349 million for the same period in 2014

China Merchants Port's 1H Profit Soars 86%

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 Hong Kong-Listed China Merchants Port Holdings reported an 86% surge in first-half net profit, thanks to a one-off gain and higher volume handled by the company's ports.   Net profit attributable to shareholders rose to HK$3.15 billion ($402.5 million) from HK$1.69 billion a year ago, the company said. Profit for core ports operation came in at HK$2.45 billion. Revenue for the period rose 5% to HK$4.05 billion.  

COSCO Books H1 Profit of $288 mln

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China's COSCO Shipping Holdings Co Ltd reported a first-half profit on Wednesday and forecast that improved demand in the container shipping market would continue for the rest of the year.   China's largest shipping group, which last month offered to buy a Hong Kong peer to become the world's third-largest container liner, said January-June net profit was 1.86 billion yuan ($288.32 million).   That matched an estimate it announced in July, citing improved market conditions

Hapag-Lloyd Posts H1 Operating Profit

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German container shipping group Hapag-Lloyd swung to a first-half operating profit as it raised transport volumes and freight rates stabilised, but it still posted a net loss after higher ship fuel costs weighed on first quarter earnings.   Profit before interest and tax (EBIT) in the first six months came to 87.3 million euros ($104.55 million), up from a year-earlier loss of 39.7 million, the company said on Tuesday.  

Cosco Shipping H1 Net Profit Up 42%

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 Cosco Shipping International said its net profit rose 42% in the first half of 2017, thanks to higher net exchange gains and net finance income.  In the first half of 2017, the global economy saw an upward trend in growth with improving market confidence. The solid economic and trade growth brought about long-awaited signs of recovery for the shipping industry.    The rational competition and cooperation in the shipping industry further facilitated the positive growth

Singamas Back in the Black

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 Singamas Container Holdings Limited, Hong Kong-listed container manufacturing company, turned around in the first half of this year, thanks to a 45 per cent surge in its revenue mainly due to a jump in container sales and a higher average unit.   "During the review period, the recovering global economy, rise in international trade and the corresponding pick up in shipping volume as well as the strengthening market sentiment have been favourable for the container industry

DP World 'Confident' of meeting FY View

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DP World, one of the world's largest port operators, said on Thursday it was confident it would meet full-year market expectations as it reported a flat half-year net profit.   The Dubai-headquartered firm made a profit of $606 million attributable to the owners of the company in the six months to June 30, according to a bourse statement.   The earnings, which were in line with analyst estimates, according to Thomson Reuters data

Hafnia Says Product Tanker Market Weakened

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 The overall product tanker market weakened further during the second quarter of 2017, reflecting the ongoing imbalance between supply and demand of tonnage, said Denmark based Hafnia Tankers.   High inventories and reduced trading activity did not support any additional increase of freight rates, however we did see the start of reduced oil inventories by the end of Q2, which in combination with a reduced orderbook, as well as growing oil consumption

Maersk Reports Q2 Loss, Sees Cyber Attack Bill at $200-$300 Mln

Maersk Chief Executive Soren Skou (CREDIT: Maersk)

Danish shipping group A.P. Moller Maersk reported an unexpected net loss in the second quarter due to terminal and tanker impairment charges, but said it was upbeat on the container shipping outlook.   Maersk also said it expected a $200 million to $300 million bill from a June cyber attack that disrupted its container shipping operations for weeks.   The company's net loss stood at $264 million, compared with expectations for a $507 million net profit

Fog Lifts as Maersk CEO Remains Upbeat

File Image: The Madrid Maersk, one of Maersks largest boxships. CREDIT: Maersk

Container shipping fundamentals at best since 2010 - CEO.   Denmark's A.P. Moller Maersk gave an upbeat outlook for container shipping on Wednesday, lifting its shares by more than 4.5 percent as investors looked beyond one-off second-quarter charges.   Maersk has been hit by low oil prices at its energy arm and sliding prices in its shipping business in recent years due to lacklustre global trade and a glut of available ships for hire.  

DSME Bounces Back with USD 1 Bln Profit in Q2

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 South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co (DSME) said that its net profit reached 1.26 trillion won (USD1.1 billion) in the April-June period.   According to a report in Yonhap, it posted a profit for the second straight quarter in the second quarter, largely thanks to cost-cutting measures and increased delivery of offshore facilities. The sales for the first half of the year amounted to KRW 6.1 trillion (USD 5.4 billion).  

Adani Ports Net Dips 14% in Q1

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India's Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer and the logistics arm of $12 billion Adani Group, saw a 13.65% fall in net profit at INR 710.25 crore (USD 111 million) for the first quarter ended June on account of higher tax.   According to PTI report, APSEZ's consolidated revenue from operations for the quarter under review shot up 50 per cent to Rs 2,745 crore from Rs 1,827 crore in the like period year ago.  

Gulf Navigation Rapid Profit Growth

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 The Dubai based Gulf Navigation Holding (GulfNav) achieved remarkable growth in 2017 and witnessed many outstanding achievements in line with the steady growth of UAE economy.   GulfNav announced 33% growth in net profits by the end of the first half of 2017, compared with the same period of 2016. This announcement comes concurrently with the new phase the company is launching to strengthen its position and competitiveness globally

MISC Q2 Net Profit Down 59%

LNG Vessel - Seri Camellia. Photo: MISC Berhad

 Malaysian shipping line MISC Berhad has recorded a 58.7% drop in its earnings for the second quarter of this year compared to the previous corresponding quarter.   The company announced a net profit of RM 556.5mln in its quarter ending June 30, 2017, compared to RM 1.34bln in the last corresponding quarter. The decrease in profit was in part owing to an impairment loss on ships, property, plant and equipment of RM 133.6mln.  

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Q2 Profit Surges 73%

The worlds largest hatch cover - 400,000-dwt VLOC of Brazil Vale. Photo: Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings

 China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings reported a 73 percent increase in second-quarter net profit, helped by higher revenue from the construction of larger-size vessels,  Reuters reported.   The company, which specialises in dry-bulk carriers,  posted a net profit of 719.92 million yuan (S$146 million) for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. Revenue increased 27 per cent year on year to 3

MOL Group Upgrades its 2017 Target

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 MOL Group announced a net profit of HUF 183bn (USD 639mn) for the first half of the year, which is the highest in 10 years.   All business segments increased their earnings implying a 23% growth of Clean CCS EBIDTA in comparison with the same period last year. MOL has also reached a significant milestone in its petrochemicals transformation journey set out in the 2030 strategy through the signing of key licencing contracts for its flagship Polyol Project.  

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