Global Ports BOD intends to pay the dividends in the total volume of $37.6mln ($0.24/ADR), the company informed.
The recommendations were sent to the holders for the approval at the annual meeting.
Together with the 9-month 2012 dividends which demanded $47mln ($0.3/GDR) the total amount of the payment will reach $84.6mln ($0.54).
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 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.