• 2019 April 15 10:54

    DeloPorts’ consolidated revenue for 2018 grew by 35.6% YoY to RUB 11.919 billion

    OOO “DeloPorts” , a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments in the port of Novorossiysk, has published its consolidated financial results for 2018 in accordance with IFRS.

    Key financials

    • Consolidated revenue RUB 11,919 mln (+35.6%)
    • Consolidated EBITDA RUB 8,781 mln (+44.4%)
    • EBITDA margin 73.7% against 69.2% in 2017
    • Operating cash flow RUB 6,810 mln (+36.9%)
    • CAPEX RUB 4,562 mln (+36.9%)
    • Net debt RUB 19,333 mln (x3 increase compared to 31 December 2017)
    • Net debt/EBITDA 2,2x versus 1,0x as of 31 December 2017

    Key operating results

    • Total volume of cargo handling 8.7 mln tonnes (+13%)
    • Grain handling volume 4.8 mln tonnes (+14.3%)
    • Container throughput 333 thous. TEUs (+10%)

    Key corporate events

    • Since March 2018 all vessels handled at DeloPorts terminals are served by own tug boats
    • The monthly record of container handling established in December 2018 with 45,089 TEUs
    • Contracts for the 5th and 6th tugboats signed with Damen Shipyards Group.
    • In 2018 the Company reached the maximum revenue and EBITDA in all its history.                                                                                                                                   

    Igor Yakovenko DeloPorts CEO commented on the Company’s IFRS financial results:

    “In 2018 we have established the new operating and financial records for the Company. The intensification of container transshipment, favorable grain export market conditions and a range of operating improvements including serving vessels with own tug boats, allowed us to increase the total throughput by 13% compared to 2017. DeloPorts’ consolidated revenue increased by 35.6% due to operations profitability growth –the share of export laden containers increased, as well as profit margins from bunkering operations. The USD exchange rate fluctuations also effected the result since the Group’s rates were set is dollars.  DeloPorts demonstrated a 44.4% growth in EBITDA and 73.7% in EBITDA margin compared to 2017. Good operating and financial results mirror DeloPorts objective to reach our strategic goals focusing on the clients”.

2019 April 22

18:29 President Vladimir Putin to kick off loading of an LNG cargo to Coral Anthelia in Vysotsk, April 24
18:04 Bahri explores maritime opportunities in Africa at Logismed
16:57 Federation Council approves the crab fishing quotas bill
14:45 Newspaper of Sea Port of St. Petersburg receives Best Corporate Edition 2018 Award
14:27 MOL to install AR navigation system on 21 VLCCs
14:26 Spot market price for Russian M100 product ended week lower at an average of RUB 19,431 pmt
13:07 Nobel Bros Shipyard re-launches refurbished pusher OTA-953
13:01 Seadrill Partners LLC receives early termination notice for the West Capricorn contract
12:06 Rosmorport invites to submit proposals for LS marine fuel supply at Sakhalin based Port of Shakhtersk
12:00 BP and partners sanction $6 billion Azeri Central East development offshore Azerbaijan
11:10 Int’l Neva 2019 Expo to present the hall of small crafts building achievements
11:00 Saudi Aramco to acquire Shell’s share of the SASREF refining joint venture
10:26 Crude oil futures soar to $ 73,81 (Brent) and to $ 65,53 (WTI)
10:05 DEME Offshore announces Moray East wind farm Tier One suppliers
09:58 Eni, CDP, Fincantieri and Terna join forces to develop power plants on an industrial scale
08:25 Mitsubishi Shipbuilding holds christening ceremony for next-generation LNG carrier "Diamond Gas Sakura"

2019 April 21

15:38 WheelHouse names Ian Morris as Vice President of Operations
14:34 CMA CGM to implement FAK rates from West Med, Adriatic, Black Sea and East Med to Far East, Middle East Gulf and Red Sea
12:37 USCG offloads 970 pounds of cocaine and 550 pounds of marijuana
11:31 CMA CGM hikes rates on Asia to Kenya, Tanzania service
11:07 Kinder Morgan raises dividend by 25%, announces Q1 2019 results

2019 April 20

16:31 CMA CGM announces FAK rates for Asia - the Middle East Gulf trade
15:02 MOL pledges support for Mozambique in wake of devastating cyclone
14:42 USCG Cutter Waesche crew returns home after 95-day counter-narcotics patrol
13:27 CMA CGM announces FAK rates for Asia to Pakistan / India / Sri Lanka trade
13:12 Carnival Cruise Line, CFVI unveil revitalized Griffith Park in St. Thomas for local children
12:26 BC Ferries celebrates Earth Day with the return of the Spirit of Vancouver Island
11:04 Certification of Arkona offshore wind farm by DNV GL confirms safe and reliable power supply
10:49 Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation announces $103.2 million sale and leaseback transaction
10:38 Boskalis acquires EUR 75M dredging contracts in Indonesia

2019 April 19

18:07 Keppel posts net profit of S$203M in 1Q 2019
17:28 Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg to complete Phase 1 of Berth No7 reconstruction in summer 2019
17:04 Saudi Aramco partners with the Saudi Contractors Authority fostering collaboration at ‘Future Projects Forum’
16:57 BAE Systems Jacksonville secures Navy's conntract mod for DDG 117
15:04 Hyundai LNG Shipping announces order for one VLGC at HHI
14:55 Marina for 100 yachts to be built in Feodosia by Firm “TES” LLC
14:10 C-Fenna successfully completes Fugro 1200 jackup towing operations
13:32 ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard
13:07 Spirit of Vancouver Island vessel returns to service after mid-life upgrade including conversion to natural gas
12:44 New High Bay Container Storage system launched as “BOXBAY”
12:10 ABS teams with industry leaders to improve container vessel safety
11:39 Port Arthur LNG receives FERC authorization for export project in Texas
11:08 Dual-fuel AET tankers conduct maiden LNG bunkering
10:43 Largest barge of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company undergone overhaul
10:19 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.04% to $71.95, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.38% to $64
09:56 Bunker prices are sable at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:35 TransContainer’s transportation volumes in Q1’2019 increased by 7.7% Y-o-Y to 492,000 TEUs
09:17 Baltic Dry Index is up to 790 points
07:42 GTT receives an order from DSME for the tank design of a new LNG carrier

2019 April 18

18:36 South Stream Transport B.V. and Saipem announce the amicable settlement of mutual differences
18:06 Seaway 7 selected as partner to develop Hollandse Kust Zuid Offshore Wind Farm
17:36 WinGD reports strong first quarter 2019
17:11 Launching ceremony held for eighth shallow-draft barge of Project ROB20
17:05 SOFEC completes engineering, supply and delivery of mooring system
16:26 Port of Murmansk to welcome eight cruise liners in summer season of 2019
16:05 Cooperation agreement between Eimskip and Royal Arctic line approved by the Icelandic Competition Authority
15:44 Navios Acquisition announces $103.2 million sale and leaseback transaction for three MR2 product tankers and two LR1 product tankers
15:12 Nefteflot laid down two barges of Project RDB12 ordered by STLC
15:10 MOL to acquire strategic stake in six group companies, each owning a Very Large Ethane Carrier
14:40 Port of Rotterdam freight throughput grows by 5.1% in first quarter of 2019