Global Ports Investments PLC BOD decided to pay special dividends in the volume of $79.9mln ($0.17/pcs) out of the retained profit of 2008-2011, the company informed.
The dividends should be paid Feb. 28.
Global Ports Investments PLC is a leading operator of container terminals on the Russia market.
It covers 30% of the aggregated container turnover at Russian ports and 23% of fuel oil exports from former USSR states. Global Ports is included into N-Trans as one of the largest private operators on the transport servicing market.
In Sep. 2012 Global Ports announced about the conclusion of an agreement with APM Terminals B.V. which made the latter a major holder of Global Ports and strategic partner of N-Trans. APM Terminals is included into A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S. In line with the deal terms APM Terminals acquires 37.5% in Global Ports from N-Trans.
The terminals of Global Ports are located in Baltic and Far Eastern basins.
Global Ports provides management of Petrolesport, Mobi Dik, Eastern Stevedore Company, Multi Link Helsinki, Multi Link Kotka. Global Ports includes as well Yanino logistic park and Estonia-based Vopak E.O.S.
In 2011 Global Ports placed GDRs on LSE.
The IH 2012 total container turnover at Global Ports reached 709ths TEU.
The 6-month 2012 consolidated revenues gained $255.7mln; corrected EBITDA - $145mln.