• 2019 July 19 15:12

    Cargotec posts financial report for January–June 2019

    Cargotec has announced financial report for January–June 2019.

     Orders received decreased by 11 percent and totalled EUR 872 (981) million. Comparison period included a single order for Kalmar worth around EUR 80 million.
     Order book amounted to EUR 2,072 (31 Dec 2018: 1,995) million at the end of the period.
     Sales increased by 12 percent and totalled EUR 911 (816) million.
     Service sales increased by 5 percent and totalled EUR 259 (247) million.
     Service and software sales represented 33 (34) percent of consolidated sales.
     Operating profit was EUR 53.0 (21.3) million, representing 5.8 (2.6) percent of sales.
     Comparable operating profit increased by 12 percent and amounted to EUR 64.3 (57.2) million, representing 7.1 (7.0) percent of sales.
     Cash flow from operations before financial items and taxes totalled EUR 41.4 (26.5) million.
     Net income for the period amounted to EUR 29.0 (2.3) million.
     Earnings per share was EUR 0.45 (0.03).

    January–June 2019 in brief: Orders received increased
     Orders received increased by 3 percent and totalled EUR 1,894 (1,844) million.
     Sales increased by 11 percent and totalled EUR 1,767 (1,589) million.
     Service sales increased by 5 percent and totalled EUR 508 (484) million.
     Service and software sales represented 33 (34) percent of consolidated sales.
     Operating profit was EUR 104.1 (74.5) million, representing 5.9 (4.7) percent of sales.
     Comparable operating profit increased by 6 percent and amounted to EUR 121.7 (114.7) million, representing 6.9 (7.2) percent of sales.
     Cash flow from operations before financial items and taxes totalled EUR 72.3 (22.8) million.
     Net income for the period amounted to EUR 60.0 (36.0) million.
     Earnings per share was EUR 0.93 (0.55).

    Outlook for 2019
    Cargotec reiterates its outlook published on 8 February 2019 and expects its comparable operating profit for 2019 to improve from 2018 (EUR 242.1 million).

    Cargotec’s key figures
    Cargotec applies the accounting standard IFRS 16, Leases, and the interpretation IFRIC 23, Uncertainty over Income Tax Treatments, starting from 1 January 2019. More information on the standards is available in Note 2, Accounting principles and new accounting standards. Cargotec has also refined the definition of service business for Hiab and MacGregor from the beginning of 2019. The figures related to service business have been restated for the comparison period 2018 accordingly. Cargotec has published a stock exchange release on 4 April 2019 regarding the changes.

    The second quarter of 2019 was two-fold at Cargotec. Result at its biggest business area Kalmar developed strongly and its operating profit grew by 41 percent. Operating profit increased also at Hiab and in the second quarter it was the best ever.

    In terms of orders received, the good development continued at Hiab with orders increasing by 13 percent compared to the comparison period.

    Kalmar’s orders received declined, which was to be expected, as the comparison period’s order intake included an 80 million euro agreement to deliver a state-of-the-art, fully automated terminal solution to Australia. At MacGregor the orders received decreased.

    Cargotec enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people.




2019 August 18

16:51 USCG responds to ferry aground in Boston Harbor
15:09 NOAA awards $2.7 million in grants for marine debris removal and research
13:02 BAE Systems cuts steel for UK Royal Navy's HMS Cardiff
12:46 Kongsberg Digital simulation and software selected to fast-track R&D at new autonomous ship centre in Korea
11:05 NYK sponsors endangered Sea Turtle Research
10:56 Coast Guard cites passenger vessel for operating illegally, terminates voyage

2019 August 17

14:24 Kinder Morgan announces additional projects to enhance capabilities at Houston Ship Channel Facilities
13:31 Damen Shipyards Cape Town joins Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association
12:28 CMA CGM announces rate restoration for Asia to West Africa trade
11:32 APL informs on voil sailing on Asia-Indian Subcontinent Service in August
10:58 Pre-commissioned USCG's Cutter Midgett makes second cocaine seizure within five days

2019 August 16

18:16 Port of Vyborg volumes in Jan-Jul plummet 29% to 687,700 tons
18:06 Hapag-Lloyd announces rates from East Asia to North Europe and Mediterranean
17:36 Norwegian Encore leaves MEYER WERFT's building dock
17:06 Balltec secures North Sea decommissioning contract from Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland
16:35 Canada Infrastructure Bank signs MoU with the Port of Montreal on Contrecoeur port expansion project
16:05 Vår Energi AS awarded an EPCI contract to Rosenberg Worley AS
16:03 Low-sulphur marine fuel sales by Gazprom Neft in the first half of the year increased by 11% to 121,400 tonnes
15:48 Samsung Heavy to advance smart ship technology in cooperation with equipment producers
15:36 Throughout of oil port Primorsk in Jan-Jul 2019 increased 14% to 35.74 million tonnes
15:14 New mid-year record for container volumes through the Port of Vancouver
15:11 USCG repatriates 25 migrants to the Dominican Republic
14:27 Port of Vysotsk throughput in January-July rose 7% to 11.14 million tonnes
14:10 Austal signs A$126 mln contract to export two Cape Class Patrol Boats
13:14 Seven-month cargo volumes of Port of Ust-Luga increase 10% to 62 million tonnes (update)
13:05 NORDEN signs multiple long-term global contracts
12:05 APM Terminals Poti to implement uninterrupted 24/7 operations
11:39 Port of St. Petersburg seven-month volumes rise 2% to 35 million tonnes (update)
11:05 Steel cutting ceremony for the next AIDA LNG cruise ship at MEYER WERFT
10:48 Tekmar Energy selected for Formosa 1 Phase 2
10:44 Port of Hamburg seaborne cargo throughput up 4.1 percent to 69.4 million tons in H1 2019
09:55 Crude futures prices tend upward again: Brent Crude rises to $ 58,88, WTI – to $ 55,16
09:34 Baltic Dry Index leaps 97pts to 2047 points
09:27 Bunker prices show mixed movements at Port of St. Petersburg
08:41 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Aug 16

2019 August 15

18:48 Seven-month box throughput of Ukraine’s seaports leaps 20% to 545.800 TEUs
18:05 Huntington Ingalls Industries announces leadership changes at shipyards
17:05 Scandlines installs Norsepower’s Rotor Sail solution on board hybrid ferry
16:43 Kinder Morgan announces additional projects to enhance capabilities at Houston Ship Channel facilities
16:35 Kalmar service expertise to enhance safety, performance and productivity at OPCSA’s Las Palmas terminal
16:33 Global Dredging Forum in London to address all current aspects of capital and maintenance dredging as expansion opportunity
16:05 Wilhelmsen Ship Management awarded two supramaxes from Stove Shipping AS
15:47 Neste introduces a new IMO2020-compliant low-sulphur marine fuel
15:43 Stena Bulk's CEO appeals directly to the Leaders of India, Russia, Latvia & the Philippines
14:33 Rotterdam Polymer Hub construction starts
14:20 A.P. Moller - Maersk reports strong improvements in earnings in Q2
14:01 Tuapse Sea Commercial Port JSC 1H net profit drops 3.3 times to RUB 1bn
13:52 Port of Oslo speaker to join Int'l Baltic Transport Forum, Sept. 11
13:05 RS supports PortNews сonference on icebreaking and service fleet, to be held prior to NEVA-2019 trade fair
13:02 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Africa
12:06 LUGAPORT terminal construction kicks off at Port of Ust-Luga
12:03 MOL transports fire engines to Paraguay
11:03 Jan De Nul bags 600MW Kriegers Flak contract
10:17 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to the Mediterranean
10:01 Crude futures prices continue to decline: Brent Crude – to $ 59,09, WTI – to $ 54,92
09:57 Latest frigate Admiral Kasatonov enters shipbuilder’s trials final phase
09:12 Baltic Dry Index leaps by 4.61% to hit 1950-pts mark
08:42 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Aug 15

2019 August 14

23:00 Sergey Mazokhin takes helm at Nordic Engineering JSC
18:09 Icebreaker Novorossiysk escorts Silver Explorer along the Northern Sea Route