Global Ports Investments PLC BOD approved the payment of intermediate dividends in the volume of $32.9mln ($0.07.pcs or $0.21/GDR), the company informed.
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 aggregated IH 2013 container turnover reached 707ths TEU (without Yanino).
The IH 2013 net profit (IAS) declined 25.9% to $53.715mln from $72.488mln; revenues - 2.6% to $249.135mln; corrected EBITDA - 4.7% to $137.709mln from $144.571mln; EBITDA margin - to 55.3% from 56.5%.