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Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has posted profits of $35m and an 8% revenue increase during H1, despite the depressed state of the offshore market.

Topaz Energy and Marine has posted a $3.1m loss in H1, compared with a $21.9m profit in H1 2014, its bottom line hit by long-term strategic investments in West Africa.

ICTSI has reported a $100.4m profit for the first half of 2015, a 1% drop on the same six months last year, despite an 8% increase in revenues between the same periods to $552.1m.

Bourbon upped its second-quarter revenues by 11% to EUR375m ($407m) over the same period in 2014, pushing its H1 revenues to EUR758.8m, a 13% increase over the year previous, despite the tanking offshore market.

Tanker owner Euronav has seen its best quarterly result since before the global financial crisis, with massive year on year profit increase in Q1 to $80.9m versus $1.3m the same period in 2014.

Scorpio Bulkers, having taken a huge punt on the dry bulk shipping market in 2013 - 14, reported a net loss of $52.1m in the first three months of 2015, from a $10.7m loss in the same period in the previous year, hit by write downs.

Hong Kong line Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) had a good second quarter with total volumes rising 11.2% to 1.45m teu  from 1.31m teu previously. Total revenues also increased by 6.8% to $1.50bn from $1.41bn in the second quarter of last year.

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