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25.04.2019

EQUIPMENT FOR NEW DEEPWATER BERTH 38 ARRIVED AT NUTEP

On April 23, 2019, the vessel “ZHEN HUA 19” moored to the berth of the NUTEP Container Terminal carrying the ZPMC equipment for the new deep-water container berth No. 38, constructed by the company in 2019 as a part of the investment project: 3 STS cranes, 4 RTG cranes and 2 reach stackers.



The contracts for the supply of the three STS and four RTG were signed in June 2017; the reach stackers were ordered in January 2019. The overall contract value is USD 22.5 million under the DAT terms.

The new STS with a track gage of 18 m, a cantilever span of 54 m and a lifting height above the berth of 40 m are the largest on the Russian Black sea coast, allowing NUTEP to handle vessels up to 10,000 TEUs.

Apart from the unique STS, the terminal received four RTG for handling stacks of 7+1 in width and 5+1 in height, and 2 reach stackers with a capacity of 45 tons.

The equipment was loaded onboard on January 28, it took less than three months for it to reach the port of Novorossiysk. The unloading, setup and commissioning will take 40 days depending on weather conditions. The vessel crew, 35 specialists from ZPMC and IPSK, St. Petersburg, will participate in the assembly of the equipment.

The berth No. 38 construction project is being implemented as part of the investment program that involves construction of the berth No. 38 as well as developing the terminal area by concreting for additional storage space and switching the terminal to RTG technology that will increase its storage density.

The investment project will increase the capacity of NUTEP from the existing 350 thous. TEUs to 700 thous. TEUs, the storage capacity from 12,000 TEUs to 15,000 TEUs on the berth and up to 19,000 TEUs at the terminal area. NUTEP will be able to receive and handle vessels up to 10,000 TEUs. Moreover, the new berth will reduce the shipping cost for container lines.

DeloPorts is a holding company that owns and operates stevedore assets of Delo Group in the port of Novorossiysk. DeloPorts consolidates NUTEP Container Terminal, KSK Grain Terminal and Delo Service Company.

NUTEP is located in the South-Eastern cargo district of the port of Novorossiysk. The terminal operates 4 berths (two container berths and 2 Ro-Ro).

In 2018 NUTEP handled 332,756 TEUs, a + 9.6% growth year on year. NUTEP holds the first place in the port of Novorossiysk by the containers handling volume with a 43% share and it holds the fifth place among the ports of the Russian Federation with a share of 6.5%.


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12.04.2019

DELOPORTS IFRS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2018

OOO “DeloPorts” (DeloPorts or the Company), a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments in the port of Novorossiysk, publishes its consolidated financial results for 2018 in accordance with IFRS.


Key financials
  • Consolidated revenue RUB 11,919 mln (+35.6%)
  • Consolidated EBITDA RUB 8,781 mln (+44.4%)
  • EBITDA margin 73.7% against 69.2% in 2017
  • Operating cash flow RUB 6,810 mln (+36.9%)
  • CAPEX RUB 4,562 mln (+36.9%)
  • Net debt RUB 19,333 mln (x3 increase compared to 31 December 2017)
  • Net debt/EBITDA 2,2x versus 1,0x as of 31 December 2017
Key operating results
  • Total volume of cargo handling 8.7 mln tonnes (+13%)
  • Grain handling volume 4.8 mln tonnes (+14.3%)
  • Container throughput 333 thous. TEUs (+10%)
Key corporate events

  • Since March 2018 all vessels handled at DeloPorts terminals are served by own tug boats
  • The monthly record of container handling established in December 2018 with 45,089 TEUs
  • Contracts for the 5th and 6th tugboats signed with Damen Shipyards Group.
  • In 2018 the Company reached the maximum revenue and EBITDA in all its history.

Igor Yakovenko DeloPorts CEO commented on the Company’s IFRS financial results:

“In 2018 we have established the new operating and financial records for the Company. The intensification of container transshipment, favorable grain export market conditions and a range of operating improvements including serving vessels with own tug boats, allowed us to increase the total throughput by 13% compared to 2017. DeloPorts’ consolidated revenue increased by 35.6% due to operations profitability growth –the share of export laden containers increased, as well as profit margins from bunkering operations. The USD exchange rate fluctuations also effected the result since the Group’s rates were set is dollars. DeloPorts demonstrated a 44.4% growth in EBITDA and 73.7% in EBITDA margin compared to 2017. Good operating and financial results mirror DeloPorts objective to reach our strategic goals focusing on the clients”.

A full version of the Company's audited consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS as of 31 December 2018, covering a twelve-month period ending on that date, is available on the website of DeloPorts at http://www.deloports.ru/pages/investors/financial_results

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21.03.2019

FITCH AFFIRMS DELOPORTS RATING AT 'BB-' WITH STABLE OUTLOOK

DeloPorts announces that Fitch Ratings agency (Fitch) affirmed DeloPorts’ long-term issuer default rating (IDR) of DeloPorts at BB-. The ratings outlook is stable.


https://www.fitchratings.com
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05.03.2019

DELOPORTS AND RUSCON AT CAREER FAIR OF ADMIRAL USHAKOV MARITIME STATE UNIVERSITY

On the 28th of February Admiral Ushakov Maritime State University together with the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency held a Career Fair. 


The key objective of the project is bringing together the students and the potential employees for career guidance with a focus on a long-term cooperation with the leading transportation enterprises of Novorossiysk.

During the exhibition and discussion DeloPorts and Ruscon specialist gave an insight on the professions that are in high demand at the Delo Group companies, shared the internship opportunities and the requirements for the job placement.

“Our shared interest is to have the top-class professionals working at our companies. DeloPorts is ready to present the students with various internship opportunities together with career counselling. This will allow the young specialists to see the operation processes from the inside and to understand what knowledge and expertise they should gain to further apply for a job and to evaluate own career growth prospects” – said Igor Yakovenko, DeloPorts CEO.

DeloPorts is a holding company that owns and operates stevedore assets of Delo Group in the Port of Novorossiysk. DeloPorts consolidates NUTEP Container Terminal, KSK Grain Terminal and Delo Service Company.

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26.02.2019

The partnership contract for the seasons 2019/20 and 2020/21 was signed on 25 February 2019 in Vienna by Igor Yakovenko, CEO of DeloPorts, and Managing Director of EHF Marketing GmbH, David Szlezak.



Delo will give its name to Europe’s premier women’s club handball competition. Starting from the EHF FINAL4 2019, the event will bear the name ‘DELO WOMEN’S EHF FINAL4’. From the start of the 2019/20 season, the new name of the competition will be the ‘DELO WOMEN’S EHF Champions League’.

Igor Yakovenko commented on the new partnership: “Over the years Delo Group has supported many sports projects in football, children’s sport, yachting and handball. Since 2015, Delo Group has promoted the development of handball in Russia and we are happy to see the results of our teams on both club and national team levels.

Just as we grow and develop in the business world, we would also like to broaden our horizons in the handball world. The team spirit found in handball, the nurturing of talent, fair play and strength are in tune with our company’s values. We’re happy to become a part of the European handball family as title sponsor of the DELO WOMEN’S EHF Champions League”.

David Szlezak, Managing Director, EHF Marketing GmbH, said: “The new partnership with the Delo Group will provide a tremendous boost for the WOMEN’S EHF Champions League. This is an opportunity to work together with a title sponsor to push forward the development of the competition, a process we have already experienced with the VELUX EHF Champions League. We are confident that the DELO WOMEN’S EHF Champions League will reinforce its status as one of the leading team sports competitions on the European market.”

The DELO WOMEN’S EHF FINAL4 will be hosted in the Papp László Budapest Sportaréna on 11/12 May.

 

About WOMEN’S EHF Champions League

The WOMEN’S EHF Champions League is Europe’s premier club handball competition and brings together the continent’s top teams in a battle for the most important club title in the sport. From the group phase onwards, 16 teams compete for a place at the DELO WOMEN’S EHF FINAL4.

 

About Delo Group

Delo Group is one of the largest private transportation and logistics companies in Russia with port assets in the Azov-Black Sea, Baltic and Far Eastern basins, as well as rail and multimodal operator of containerized cargo. The key assets of Delo Group are comprised of the stevedore holding DeloPorts, the multimodal transport operator Ruscon and the leading operator of Russian container terminals Global Ports. www.delo-group.com

 

About EHF Marketing GmbH

EHF Marketing GmbH is the marketing arm and subsidiary of the European Handball Federation. The company works closely with marketing and media partners, as well as with Europe’s leading clubs to realise the full potential of the sport on the international sports market. EHF Marketing GmbH is responsible for the marketing and media rights of club competitions including the VELUX EHF Champions League, WOMEN’S EHF Champions League and the MEN’S EHF Cup. Visit www.ehfCL.com and www.ehfFINAL4.com for more information.


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21.01.2019

SC DELO TUGBOATS BLESSING CEREMONY

On the 19th of January 2019 a blessing ceremony for the two new tugboats was held at the berth of the NUTEP Container terminal.


The fleet of the Service company Delo (a part of DeloPorts holding company) received 2 new ASD Tug 2310 from Damen Shipyards Group on the 24th of December 2018: “Delovoy-4” and “Delovoy-5”. Traditionally each boat is blessed by a godmother. Prominent Olympic handball champions of 2016 Rio-de-Janeiro Games Olga Akopyan and Irina Bliznova became the godmothers of SC Delo new tugboats. Delo Group is general sponsor of the Handball Federation of Russia. On the 19th of January 2019 first three tugboats of the fleet were blesses by Viktoriya Kalinina, Anna Vyakhyreva and Ekaterina Illyna. DeloPorts is a holding company that owns and operates stevedore assets of Delo Group in the Port of Novorossiysk. 
DeloPorts consolidates the container terminal NUTEP, the grain terminal KSK and the service company Delo.
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15.01.2019

DELOPORTS 2018 OPERATING RESULTS

OOO DeloPorts (hereinafter DeloPorts), a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its operating results for the full year of 2018.


The turnover of DeloPorts terminals in 2018 increased by 13% compared to 2017 and reached 8.7 mln tonnes due to the record turnover volumes of containers and grain.

The container terminal NUTEP increased the turnover by 10% in TEUs. Meanwhile, the yearly result showed a record turnover of 333 thous. TEUs.

The grain terminal KSK turnover reached 4.8 mln tonnes of grain, a 14% increase year on year.

Bunkering fuel sales dropped by 9% compared to 2017.

Service company Delo received and launched 2 new tug boats in addition to the three tug boats already in use. In 2018 SC Delo rendered 959 mooring services with the own tug boats fleet.

Turnover (‘000 tonnes )

Cargo type

1Q18

2Q18

3Q18

4Q18

2018

2017

2018/2017

Containers

1 109

887

685

1 121

3 802

3 326

14%

Grain

1 259

1090

1230

1 216

4 795

4 216

14%

General cargo

0

1

44

39

84

132

(36%)

Ro-Ro

4

3

1

1

9

37

(77%)

Total cargo throughput

2 372

1 981

1 961

2 376

8 690

7 712

13%

 including:

 

 

 

Containers (‘000 TEUs)

107

79

54

93

333

304

10%

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

1

0

0

0

1

11

(90%)

Services

 

 

 

 

 

Bunkering fuel sales (‘000 tonnes)

13

14

16

14

 

56

62

(9%)

Agency services (units)

54

59

84

58

 

255

194

31%

Mooring operations (units)

226

231

246

256

 

959

3

31 866%

DeloPorts is a holding company that owns and operates stevedore assets of Delo Group in the Port of Novorossiysk. DeloPorts consolidates the container terminal NUTEP, the grain terminal KSK and the service company Delo. Turnover of the terminals under management reached to 8.7 million tonnes in 2018.

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25.12.2018

NEW TUGBOATS FOR SERVICE COMPANY “DELO”

Service Company “Delo” (part of “DeloPorts” holding) received two new tugboats ASD Tug 2310 from Damen Shipyards Group: “Delovoy-4” and “Delovoy-5”.


Key tugboat features:
• length – 23 m;
• width – 10 m; 
• engine power – 3000 кВт или 4000 л.с.; 
• type – azimuthal. 

CEO of SC “Delo” Oleg Nechaev said that the expansion of the fleet is planned: “Reception of the two new tugboats is a part of the planned fleet expansion in the framework of “DeloPorts”. A year ago, we received first three Damen tugboats ASD Tug 2310. Today we have five powerful modern tugboats, two with firefighting class”. According to “DeloPorts” CEO Igor Yakovenko, now there are no limitations for mooring of vessels at the Group’s terminals: “Own tugboats improve the level of services for our clients. Now we’re able to simultaneously moor vessels both at NUTEP and KSK with own resources for different type of vessels including container vessels up to 10 thous. TEUs after launch of the berth 38”. 

DeloPorts is a holding company that owns and operates stevedore assets of Delo Group in the Port of Novorossiysk. DeloPorts consolidates a container terminal, a grain terminal and a service company.
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17.12.2018

DELO SINGS CONTRACT WITH DAMEN FOR ITS 6th ASD TUG 2310

On Wednesday 12th of December 2018, Service Company Delo, part of DeloPorts - subsidiary company of the Delo Group, signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group, for the delivery of an ASD Tug 2310. This vessel will be the sixth ASD Tug 2310 bought by Delo from Damen and will proudly bear the name Delovoy-6.


Delivery of the 6th vessel is scheduled for the start of 2021. Total investments in the tug boat fleet of SC Delo will exceed 31 mln euro of own and borrowed funds. The new tug will be used for towing, mooring, firefighting and a wide range of additional harbour tasks at the grain and container terminals owned by DeloPorts at the port of Novorossiysk on the Black Sea. Because of its compact size and its bollard pull of 50 tonnes the ASD Tug 2310 is the ideal tool to work at the terminals. Currently the Delovoy-04 and Delovoy-05 are on their way from the building yard in China to the Black Sea with delivery scheduled for the end of this month. On arrival the vessels will begin operations immediately. Delo Group is one of the largest private transportation and logistics companies in Russia with port assets in the Azov-Black Sea, Baltic and Far Eastern basins. It is also a major rail and multimodal supplier of containerized cargo delivery services. The relationship between Delo Group and Damen started two years ago in 2016, but in this short period of time the companies have become good partners. On the premises of another Delo Group subsidiary, Aleksino Port Marina Shipyard in Novorossiysk, Damen has established a Service Hub that allows it to deliver quick and professional services for Damen customers in the Black Sea and eastern Mediterranean region.
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05.12.2018

DELOPORTS ANNUAL REPORT – WINNER IN MOSCOW EXCHANGE ANNUAL REPORTS COMPETITION

DeloPorts annual report 2017 won the prize in nomination “Best presentation of a business model in the report of non-public company” of the Moscow Exchange XXI Annual Reports Competition – one of the most prestigious awards in corporate reporting. Earlier in 2016 DeloPorts was the winner in the same nomination.


DeloPorts Deputy CEO on Economics and Finance Elena Surkova received the award on behalf of DeloPorts at the ceremony on the 4th of December 2018. “Annual report is a product of colossal, creative and diligent collective effort of our team and designers. I thank the colleagues for the excellent work, I’m sure that our team is comprised of the best professionals, - DeloPorts CEO Igor Yakovenko commented on the award. Annual reports competition of the Moscow Exchange is held since 1998. The key objective is supporting the high level of the companies’ openness and promoting efficient information disclosure for investors, clients and all interested parties. Detailed results of the completion are available on the web-site.
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29.11.2018

S&P: DELOPORTS’ CORPORATE RATING AFFIRMED. POSITIVE OUTLOOK

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) rating agency affirmed DeloPorts’ rating at “B+” with revised outlook from “stable” to “positive”.


The agency improved the outlook due to the increase of container and grain turnover at DeloPorts terminals in 2018. DeloPorts CEO Igor Yakovenko commented on the S&P revised “positive” outlook: “It is a sign of the improvement of the Company’s financial position compared to the agency’s analysis 6 months ago. We are gradually working to improve our operating and financial results. Growth in container turnover is in part planned due to launch of the new deep-water berth No. 38 at container terminal in mid 2019. It is a part of DeloPorts integrated investment program, the launch will allow increasing the capacity to 700 thous. TEUs annually. Development program of the grain terminal by 2021 implies the increase of handling capacity by 1.5 mln tones annually. We are creating new infrastructure and new opportunities for DeloPorts clients, although our results depend also on the market and macroeconomic situation”.
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12.11.2018

DELOPORTS OPERATING RESULTS FOR 9 MONTHS 2018

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts or the Company), a major Russian stevedoring holding that consolidates the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its operating results for the third quarter of 2018.


In January-September of 2018, turnover of DeloPorts’ terminals increased by 22% compared to the same period of 2017 and reached 6.3 mln tonnes due to turnover growth in the Company’s key business segments:

 

  • Growth of NUTEP Container Terminal turnover in TEUs and tonnage by 10% and 16% respectively compared to 9M17 due to continuing Russian container market recovery;
  • Growth of KSK grain handling volumes by 31% compared to 9M17 due to the high yields and increase in operational efficiency.

Cargo throughput (‘000 t )

Cargo type

1Q18

2Q18

3Q18

9M 2018

9M 2017

9M 2018/

9M 2017*

Containers

1 109

1 120

452

 

2 681

2 319

16%

Grain

1 260

1 090

1 229

 

3 579

2 729

31%

General cargo

0

1

44

 

45

112

(60%)

Ro-Ro

4

3

1

 

8

29

(72%)

Total cargo throughput

2 373

2 214

1 726

6 313

5 189

22%

including :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Containers (‘000 TEU)

107

79

53

 

239

217

10%

Ro-Ro (‘000 units )

1

0

1

 

2

8

(75%)

Service type

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bunkering fuel sales (‘000 t)

13

14

16

 

43

44

(3%)

Mooring operations (units)

226

231

246

 

703

n/a

n/a

Agency services (units)

54

59

84

 

197

104

89%

 * Minor deviations in the calculation of the percentage changes in this press release are due to rounding.

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31.08.2018

DELO SERVICE COMPANY AND DAMEN SIGNED THE CONTRACT FOR A NEW TUGBOAT

Delivery of the tugboat "Delovoy-5" is planned for the 4Q 2018.


Delo Service Company (SC ‘Delo’), specializing in bunkering services and providing agency and tugboat operations on the berths of DeloPorts, and the largest Dutch shipbuilding company Damen Shipyards (Damen) signed an agreement on the purchase and delivery of the new tugboat ASD 2310 to the port of Novorossiysk.

Delivery of the tugboat "Delovoy-5" with the capacity of 3,000 kW is planned for the 4th quarter of 2018.

In December 2017, SC ‘Delo’ started mooring operations for ships calling at DeloPorts terminals using new tugboats. There are three highly maneuverable tugboats in the fleet of SC ‘Delo’ delivered by Damen. The fourth tugboat will be delivered to Novorossiysk in November 2018.

Commenting on the signing of the agreement, CEO of SC ‘Delo’ Oleg Nechaev noted:
"We are glad to cooperate with colleagues from Damen. Tugboats of this project are by far the most modern in the port of Novorossiysk. The purchase of the new tugboat is related to the increase in the capacity of DeloPorts stevedore assets and the commissioning of the deepwater berth No. 38 in the first half of 2019. "

Damen Shipyards Group is the largest shipbuilding group that unites shipbuilding and ship repair yards all over the world.

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30.08.2018

DELOPORTS IFRS FINANCIALS FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2018

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts or the Company), a major Russian stevedoring holding company, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its consolidated financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2018 in accordance with IFRS.


Key financials:
• Consolidated revenue RUB 5,416 mln (+34.2%)
• Consolidated EBITDA RUB 4,019 mln (+47.1%)
• EBITDA margin 74.2% as against 67.7% in 1H 2017
• Adjusted net profit RUB 2,916 mln (+49.4%)
• Operating cash flow RUB 2,943 mln (+55.6%)
• CAPEX RUB 1,542 mln (+189.3%)
• Net debt as of 30 June 2018 RUB 16,047 mln (three times growth compared to 31 December 2017 in connection with the placement of a new dollar bond loan)
• Net debt/EBITDA 2.2x as of 30 June 2018 versus 1.0x as of 31 December 2017

Key operating results:
• Total volume of cargo handling 4.6 mln tonnes (+30.3%)
• Grain handling volume 2.3 mln tonnes (+40.4%)
• Container throughput 185,898 TEU (+12.2%)

Key developments:
• New record volumes reported at NUTEP in March 2018 – 40,776 TEU;
• Since March 2018, all vessels entering DeloPorts terminals are serviced by own tugboats;
• The highest financial indicators of quarterly net profit and EBITDA for the entire history of the Company based on the results of the first half of 2018
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13.07.2018

DELOPORTS 1H 2018 OPERATING RESULTS

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts), a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its operating results for the six months of 2018.


In January-June 2018 turnover of DeloPorts’ terminals increased by 30% compared to January-June 2017 and reached 4.6 mln tonnes due to growth of volumes in the core segments:
• growth of NUTEP cargo turnover in twenty-foot and tonnage equivalent (+12% and +28% respectively compared to 1H 2017) due to the continuing recovery of the container market in Russia;

• growth of KSK grain handling volumes (+40% compared to the same period of 2017) caused primarily by high harvest volumes.

Cargo throughput (‘000 t)

Cargo type

1Q 18

2Q 18

1H 2018

1H 2017

1H 2018/1H 2017*

Containers

1,109

1,120

2,229

1,739

28%

Grain

1,260

1,090

2,350

1,674

40%

General cargo

0

1

1

88

(99%)

Ro-Ro

4

3

7

19

(65%)

Total cargo throughput

2,373

2,214

4,587

3,519

30%

including:

Containers (‘000 TEU)

107

79

186

166

12%

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

1

0

2

5

(67%)

Service type

Bunkering fuel sales (‘000 t)

13

14

27

32

(14%)

Mooring operations (units)

226

231

457

n/a

n/a

Agency services (units)

54

59

113

21

n/a


* Minor deviations in the calculation of the percentage changes in this press release are due to rounding.

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17.05.2018

EXPERT RA DOWNGRADES DELOPORTS TO ruA

DeloPorts announces that RAEX rating agency (Expert RA) downgrades DeloPorts credit rating from ruA+ to ruA with a “stable” outlook.


Full version of the report is available on the agency's website at https://raexpert.ru/press
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28.04.2018

STANDARD & POOR’S DOWNGRADES DELOPORTS TO B+

DeloPorts announces that Standard & Poor’s rating agency (S&P) downgrades DeloPorts long-term credit rating from “BB-“ to “B+” with a “stable” outlook.


Full report is available on the S&P’s website at www.standardandpoors.com 
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16.04.2018

DELOPORTS 1Q 2018 OPERATING RESULTS

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts or the Company), a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its operating results for the first quarter of 2018.


In 1Q18 turnover of DeloPorts’ terminals increased by 38% compared to 1Q17 and reached 2.4 mln tonnes due to growth of volumes in the Company’s core segments. 

• Growth of NUTEP cargo turnover in twenty-foot and tonnage equivalent by 49% and 53% respectively compared to 1Q17 due to Russian container market recovery. In March 2018, NUTEP handled a record monthly volume of 40,776 TEU (+31% compared to the same period in 2017) which is the record level of the monthly container throughput for the Novorossiysk Bay. 
• Growth of KSK grain handling volumes by 32% compared to 1Q17 due to the record harvest of the agricultural season 2016-2017 
• Decrease in the volumes of general and Ro-Ro cargoes as a result of cargo prioritization 
• Decrease of bunkering fuel sales by 7% compared to 1Q17 
• 226 mooring operations completed in January-March 2018, agency services provided for 54 vessels 

Cargo throughput (‘000 t)

Cargo type

1Q18

1Q17

1Q18/1Q17*

Containers

1,109

726

53%

Grain

1,260

951

32%

General cargo

0

36

(100%)

Ro-Ro

4

8

(57%)

Total cargo throughput

2,373

1,722

38%

including:

Containers (‘000 TEU)

107

72

49%

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

1

1

(14%)

Service type

Bunkering fuel sales (‘000 t)

13

14

(7%)

Mooring operations (units)

226

n/a

n/a

Agency services (units)

54

n/a

n/a

* Minor deviations in the calculation of the percentage changes in this press release are due to rounding.

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09.04.2018

DELOPORTS IFRS FINANCIALS FOR 2017

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts or the Company), a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its consolidated financial results for 2017 in accordance with IFRS.


Key financials: 

Consolidated revenue RUB 8,791 mln (+12.7%)  

•    Consolidated EBITDA RUB 6,079 mln (+5.7%)
•    EBITDA margin 69.2% as against 73.8% in 2016 
•    Adjusted net profit RUB 4,242 mln (+4.1%)
•    Operating cash flow RUB 4,976 mln (+5.1%)
•    CAPEX RUB 2,403 mln (+124.2%)
•    Net debt RUB 5,814 mln (+34.4% compared to 31 December 2016)
•    Net debt/EBITDA 1.0x versus 0.8x as of 31 December 2016 

Key operating results:

•    Total volume of cargo handling 7.7 mln tonnes (+28.3%)
•    Grain handling volume 4.2 mln tonnes (+26.9%)
•    Container throughput 304 thousand TEU (+30.0%) </div>

A full version of the Company's audited consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS as of 31 December 2017, covering a twelve-month period ending on that date, is available on the website of DeloPorts at http://www.deloports.ru/pages/investors/financial_results

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06.04.2018

RECORD MONTHLY CONTAINER THROUGHPUT

NUTEP container terminal updated its record monthly container throughput, having improved the level of December 2017 by 12%.


In March 2018, NUTEP handled 40,776 TEU (+ 31% compared to the same period in 2017) which is the record level of the monthly container throughput for the Novorossiysk Bay.

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30.03.2018

FITCH AFFIRMS DELOPORTS AT 'BB-'

DeloPorts announces that Fitch Ratings agency (Fitch) affirmed DeloPorts’ long-term issuer default rating (IDR) and RUB3bn unsecured bond rating of DeloPorts at BB-. The ratings outlook is stable.


Full report is available on the Fitch website at www.fitchratings.com
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29.03.2018

NEW APPOINTMENT IN THE KEY EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

DeloPorts announces the appointment of Alexander Trukhanovich to the position of Chief Executive Officer of KSK grain terminal.


Mr. Trukhanovich, previously CEO of LLC ‘Gazpromneft Marine Bunker’ in Novorossiysk, has been working in the transport industry since 2006 and has extensive experience in managing stevedoring assets. From 2006 to 2015, Alexander Truhanovich held executive positions in Novorosnefteservis LLC and Novorossiysk Oil Transshipment Complex LLC (until 2013 they were part of the oil segment of Delo Group). 

Alexander Trukhanovich graduated from the Moscow Military Institute of the Federal Border Service of the Russian Federation with a degree in jurisprudence and the Naval Academy named after Admiral F. Ushakov, specializing in the organization of transportation and management in transport (maritime). 

Alexander has the knowledge and skills necessary for the head of the stevedore asset and is well informed about the specifics of the Novorossiysk transportation hub. I wish Alexander success in his CEO position at one of the leading terminals of the Group. I am confident that his experience will contribute to the further increase of KSK effectiveness”, - commented on the appointment Igor Yakovenko, Chief Executive Officer of DeloPorts.
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15.01.2018

DELOPORTS 2017 OPERATING RESULTS

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts), a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its operating results for the full year of 2017.


In 2017 turnover of DeloPorts’ terminals increased by 28% compared to 2016 and reached 7.7 million tonnes due to record volumes of container transhipment and grain exports. 

• Growth of NUTEP container turnover in twenty-foot and tonnage equivalent by 30% and 36% respectively compared to 2016 due to container market recovery. NUTEP set a record level of annual transshipment of 304 thousand TEU. Additionally, a new record level of monthly transshipment amounted to 36 324 TEU in December 2017. 

• Growth of KSK grain handling volumes by 27% compared to 2016 due to record harvest volumes. In 2017 KSK handled 4.2 million tonnes which set an annual record for the grain terminal.

• Decrease in the volumes of general cargo by 30%.

• Decrease in the volumes of Ro-Ro cargo by 53% as a result of containerization of imports. In unit equivalent Ro-Ro volumes decreased by 5%.

• Increase of bunkering fuel sales by 101% compared to 2016 and start of the tug boat operations by Delo Service Company. In December 2017 first mooring services were provided for three ships.

Cargo throughput (‘000 tonnes)

Cargo type

1Q 17

2Q 17

3Q 17

4Q 17

2017

2016

2017/2016

Containers

726

1,013

580

1,008

3,326

2,438

36%

Grain

951

723

1,055

1,487

4,216

3,322

27%

General cargo

36

52

24

21

132

189

(30%)

Ro-Ro

8

10

10

8

37

79

(53%)

Total cargo throughput

1,722

1,798

1,669

2,523

7,712

6,028

28%

including:

Containers (‘000 TEU)

72

94

51

87

304

233

30%

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

1

3

3

3

11

12

(5%)

Service type

Bunkering fuel sales (‘000 tonnes)

14

17

13

18

62

31

101%

Agency services (units)

n/a

21

83

90

194

n/a

n/a

Mooring services (units)

n/a

n/a

n/a

3

3

n/a

n/a

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26.12.2017

NEW EQUIPMENT AT NUTEP CONTAINER TERMINAL

New equipment from ZPMC has been delivered to Novorossiysk as part of the investment project for the reconstruction of NUTEP container terminal.


The delivery of two reach stackers for handling of loaded and empty containers is part of the programme to increase the equipment fleet and upgrade the terminal infrastructure of NUTEP.
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25.12.2017

DELIVERY OF TUG BOATS TO THE PORT OF NOVOROSSIYSK

Three tug boats delivered for Delo Service Company.


On 23 December 2017, three tug boats were delivered to the port of Novorossiysk by the vessel Prima Dora. The tug boats for Delo Service Company were unloaded at the berth of NUTEP. The fourth tug boat is scheduled for delivery in 2018. The delivery of tug boats was carried out as part of a previously signed agreement with the Dutch company Damen Shipyards Group.  


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29.11.2017

STANDARD & POOR’S AFFIRMS DELOPORTS AT BB-

DeloPorts announces that Standard & Poor’s rating agency (S&P) confirmed DeloPorts BB- long-term credit rating with a “stable” outlook.


 Full report is available on the S&P’s website at www.standardandpoors.com
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01.11.2017

RECORD MONTHLY GRAIN THROUGHPUT



In October 2017, KSK grain terminal handled more than 560 thousand tonnes which sets a new monthly record for the terminal.
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30.10.2017

DELOPORTS HOSTED A SITE VISIT TO DAMEN

On 19 October 2017, representatives of Damen Shipyards Group (Damen) visited stevedoring assets of DeloPorts and Aleksino shipyard belonging to Delo Group.


During the meeting the president of Delo Group Sergey Shishkarev and the owner of Damen Kommer Damen discussed plans for strategic cooperation of companies in the south of Russia.

At the moment, a number of cooperation agreements have been signed between Delo Group and Damen. According to the agreements, three tug boats will be delivered to SC "Delo" until the end of 2017, the delivery of the fourth tug boat is scheduled for 2018. Within the framework of the agreement on intentions, it is planned to establish a service hub in Novorossiysk at Aleksino shipyard to expand the existing customer base and improve the quality of service.

Damen Shipyards Group is the largest shipbuilding group that unites shipbuilding and ship repair yards all over the world.
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19.10.2017

RAEX (EXPERT RA) ASSIGNED ruA+ RAITING TO DELOPORTS

OOODeloPorts(hereinafter DeloPorts or the Company), a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, welcomes RAEX (Expert RA) assigning a ruA+ corporate rating with a ‘stable’ outlook to DeloPorts.


Commenting on the rating assignment, Elena Surkova, DeloPorts Deputy CEO on Economics and Finance, stated: “We are delighted to obtain an independent expert review of the Company’s achievements to date. The assigned rating enables to consider our bonds for inclusion in the Bank of Russia Lombard list which allows bond holders to REPO them”. In July 2017, DeloPorts placed its 3.5 billion Ruble bond. The coupon rate was set at 9.40%. Series 001R-01 notes were registered by the Moscow Exchange on 6 July 2017, registration number 4B02-01-36485-R-001Р.
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13.10.2017

DELOPORTS OPERATING RESULTS FOR 9 MONTHS 2017

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts or the Company), a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its operating results for the nine months of 2017.


In 9M17 turnover of DeloPorts’ terminals increased by 21% compared to the same period in 2016 and reached 5.2 mln tonnes due to higher volumes in the Company’s core segments – container transhipment and grain exports.

• Growth of NUTEP cargo turnover in twenty-foot and tonnage equivalent by 24% and 25% respectively compared to January-September 2016 caused primarily by container market recovery and increase in the share of loaded containers.

• Growth of KSK grain handling volumes by 20% compared to the same period in 2016 due to the high harvest volumes. In August 2017, KSK handled 476 thousand tonnes which set a new monthly record for the terminal.

• Growth in the volumes of general cargo by3%.

• Decrease in the volumes of Ro-Ro cargo by 52% as a result of increased containerization of imports. In unit equivalent Ro-Ro volumes decreased by 7% and amounted to 7,912 units.

• Increase of bunkering fuel sales by 198% compared to January-September 2016 due to the low base of the last year.

Cargo throughput (‘000 tonnes)

Cargo type

1Q 17

2Q 17

3Q 17

 

9М 2017

9М 2016

9М 2017/

9М 2016

Containers

726

1,013

580

 

2,319

1,850

25%

Grain

951

723

1,055

 

2,729

2,277

20%

General cargo

36

52

24

 

112

108

3%

Ro-Ro

8

10

10

 

29

61

(52%)

Total cargo throughput

1,722

1,798

1,669

 

5,189

4,296

21%

 including:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Containers (‘000 TEU)

72

94

51

 

217

175

24%

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

1

3

3

 

8

9

(7%)

Bunkering fuel sales

14

17

13

 

44

15

198%

Agency services (units)

n/a

21

83

 

104

n/a

n/a

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10.10.2017

SERVICE COMPANY DELO: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

The works will be completed by 15 December 2017.


Service company Delo (LLC SK "Delo" in Novorossiysk, Griboedova str., 2) informs about the beginning of works on environmental impact assessment (EIA) from conducting economic activities in the inland sea waters of the Russian Federation. The work on the EIA is carried out from 15.10.17 to 15.12.2017. The technical task in Russian http://deloports.ru/upload/medialibrary/2cd/tekh-zadanie-skd-ovos-2017.jpg
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11.09.2017

NUTEP AND ZPMC SIGNED THE CONTRACT FOR EQUIPMENT SUPPLY

ZPMC will supply three STS cranes, four RTG cranes and two reach stackers.


In 2Q 2017 ООО “NUTEP”, DeloPorts’ container terminal which handles cargo in the port of Novorossiysk (“NUTEP”), and Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co Ltd (“ZPMC”), the largest manufacturer of port, offshore and shipbuilding equipment, engineering vessels, drilling platforms and large-scale metal structures, signed the contract for equipment supply as part of the investment project - construction of deepwater berth 38 at NUTEP.

Under the terms of the contract, ZPMC will supply three STS cranes with a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes, four RTG cranes with a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes and two reach stackers. According to the contract, reach stackers will be delivered to the port of Novorossiysk in 4Q 2017, delivery of crane equipment is scheduled for 4Q 2018.

Commenting on the signed documents, Yury Matvienko, CEO of NUTEP, stated: "In our work we strive to meet international quality standards and have traditionally paid much attention to the degree of reliability and quality when choosing equipment. We are pleased that experience of the world’s largest manufacturer of port equipment will be applied at NUTEP to contribute to effective implementation of the project."

"We understand the scale and importance of this project for the south of Russia, and we will do our best to perform the order at the highest level and on time within the specified contract period," commented Leonid Sorokoumov, General Director of ZPMC Russia.

Construction of a deepwater berth at NUTEP is one of the priority and strategically significant DeloPorts’ investment projects. Implementation of the project is expected to bring ocean-class vessels of up to 10,000 TEUs and increase the throughput capacity of Russian "southern gateway".
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29.08.2017

DELOPORTS IFRS FINANCIALS FOR 1H 2017

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts or the Company), a major Russian stevedoring holding company, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its consolidated financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2017 in accordance with IFRS.


Key financials:
• Consolidated revenue RUB 4,037 mln (+9.2%)
• Consolidated EBITDA RUB 2,733 mln (-1.6%)
• EBITDA margin 67.7% as against 75.1% in 1H 2016
• Adjusted net profit RUB 1,952 mln (+3.3%)
• Operating cash flow RUB 1,891 mln (-16.4%)
• CAPEX RUB 533 mln (+48.4%)
• Net debt as of 30 June 2017 RUB 5,289 mln (+22.2% compared to 31 December 2016)
• Net debt/EBITDA 0.9x as of 30 June 2017 versus 0.8x as of 31 December 2016

Key operating results:
• Total volume of cargo handling 3.5 mln tonnes (+32.3%)
• Grain handling volume 1.7 mln tonnes (+39.5%)
• Container throughput 166 ‘000 TEU (+28.5%)

Key developments:
• NUTEP container terminal and Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co Ltd (ZPMC) signed the contract for equipment supply as part of the investment project - deepwater berth construction
• Delo Service Company established
• Corporate credit rating affirmed at BB- with a stable outlook (Fitch)

Commenting on the results, Igor Yakovenko, DeloPorts CEO, stated:
“The Company’s strong half year results of 2017 are reflective of container market recovery and increase of grain throughput driving DeloPorts’ share of Novorossiysk port’s annual dry cargo throughput from 14.4% to 17.0% as of 30 June 2017. We continue to progress our investment projects according to the programme.”


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14.07.2017

DELOPORTS 1H 2017 OPERATING RESULTS

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts), a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its operating results for the six months of 2017.


In January-June 2017 turnover of DeloPorts’ terminals increased by 32% compared to January-June 2016 and reached 3.5 mln tonnes due to container market recovery and growth of grain volumes.

• Growth of NUTEP cargo turnover in twenty-foot and tonnage equivalent by 29% and 31% respectively compared to 1H 2016 due to recovery of imports, growth of exports and increase in the share of loaded containers. In May 2017, NUTEP handled its record monthly volume of 35,600 TEU.

• Growth of KSK grain handling volumes by 40% compared to the same period of 2016 due to the record harvest of the agricultural season 2016-2017. KSK factual throughput volumes exceeded its estimated capacities and amounted to 3.8 mln tonnes.

• Decrease in the volumes of general and Ro-Ro cargoes by 9% and 45%, respectively, as a result of increased containerization of imports.

• Growth of bunkering fuel sales by 138% compared to 1H 2016 due to the low base of 2016. At the beginning of June 2017 Delo Service Company launched ship agency services in the port of Novorossiysk.

Cargo throughput (‘000 tonnes)

Cargo type

1Q 17

2Q 17

1H 17

1H 16

1H 17/1H 16

Containers

726

1,013

1,739

1,330

31%

Grain

951

723

1,674

1,200

40%

General cargo

36

52

88

96

(9%)

Ro-Ro

8

10

18

34

(45%)

Total cargo throughput

1,722

1,798

3,520

2,660

32%

including:

Containers (‘000 TEU)

72

94

166

129

29%

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

1

3

5

4

19%

Bunkering fuel sales

14

17

31

13

138%

Agency services (units)

n/a

21

21

n/a

n/a


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11.07.2017

DELOPORTS COMPLETES RUBLE BOND PLACEMENT

DeloPorts completed its 3.5 billion Ruble bond (series 001R-01) placement.


OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts), a major Russian stevedoring holding company, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments completed its 3.5 billion Ruble bond (series 001R-01) placement. The coupon rate was set at 9.40% and a yield of 9.62%.

Series 001R-01 notes were registered by the Moscow Exchange on 6 July 2017, registration number 4B02-01-36485-R-001Р. Raiffeisenbank (JSC), Sovcombank (PJSC) and Bank GPB (JSC) acted as bookrunners of the placement. 

On 21 June 2017 DeloPorts offered series 01 notes to be redeemed from 3 July to 7 July 2017. The redemption price was equal to RUB1,056.3 and had been calculated on the basis of the new bond yield reduced by 0.1%.
In November 2015 the Company placed its debut 3.0 billion Ruble bonds with annual coupon rate of 13.80% and a 3-year call option.

“DeloPorts’ business is closely connected with infrastructure and requires long investments. Investors were offered to shift their portfolios – to exit the current bond issue and enter into a new Ruble placement. The link of redemption price and yield of the new issue provided interest to both transactions. We have been solving the following tasks – to prolong terms and align the coupon on the current market which will reduce the aggregate loan rate” – said Elena Surkova, DeloPorts Deputy CEO on Economics and Finance. 

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09.06.2017

AGENCY SERVICES IN THE PORT OF NOVOROSSIYSK

Delo Service Company (SCD) launches ship agency services in the port of Novorossiysk.


At the beginning of June 2017 Delo Service Company (SCD) launched ship agency services in the port of Novorossiysk with a view to expand the service range. 

SCD was established in March 2017 on the platform of TOS bunkering company and currently combines bunkering operations and ship agency services. 

SCD CEO Oleg Nechaev stated:    

"This type of activity is a new stage of development for DeloPorts. We are confident that this synergy will improve current services, ensuring the maximum optimization of logistics for ship owners in the port. The next stage of development for us will be the delivery of three tugboats of Damen to the port of Novorossiysk in December 2017. We expect this stage to become the final one for DeloPorts to provide a full range of services for customers at its berths".
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06.06.2017

RECORD MONTHLY CONTAINER THROUGHPUT



In May 2017, NUTEP handled 35,600 TEU, a monthly record for the terminal.
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02.06.2017

EQUIPMENT DELIVERY TO NUTEP

ZPMC company selected to supply crane equipment for implementation of the investment project.


Based on the tender results, ZPMC (Shanghai), the largest manufacturer of port and shipbuilding equipment, was selected as a supplier of crane equipment for the implementation of the investment project for the construction of a deepwater berth at NUTEP, DeloPorts’ container terminal.

Within a twenty day period NUTEP and ZPMC will conclude a contract for delivery of three STS cranes with a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes, four RTG cranes with a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes and two reach stackers.

Commenting on the results of the tender, DeloPorts’ CEO Igor Yakovenko stated: "We are pleased with our partnership and are confident that high quality of ZPMC products and its unique experience in the market will contribute to the effective implementation of our project."

Construction of a deepwater berth at NUTEP is one of the priority and strategically significant DeloPorts’ investment projects. Implementation of the project is expected to bring ocean-class vessels to the terminal and increase the throughput capacity of Russian "southern gateway".

Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) is a state-owned Chinese enterprise, a manufacturer of port, marine and shipbuilding equipment, engineering vessels, drilling platforms and large metal structures. 
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14.04.2017

DELOPORTS 1Q 2017 OPERATING RESULTS

In 1Q 2017 DeloPorts terminals handled 1.7 million tonnes, which represents a 13% increase compared to 1Q 2016.


OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts or the Company), a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its operating results for the first quarter of 2017.

In 1Q17 turnover of DeloPorts’ terminals increased by 13% compared to 1Q16 and reached 1.7 mln tonnes due to growth of volumes in the Company’s core segments.

• Growth of NUTEP cargo turnover in twenty-foot and tonnage equivalent by 23% and 17%, respectively, compared to 1Q16 due to container market recovery and increase in the share of loaded containers. In March 2017, NUTEP handled a record monthly volume of 31 034 TEU.

• Growth of KSK grain handling volumes by 15% compared to the same period in 2016 due to the record harvest of the agricultural season 2016-2017.

• Decrease in the volumes of general and Ro-Ro cargoes by 29% and 68%, respectively, as a result of increased containerization of imports.

• Increase of bunkering fuel sales by 55% compared to 1Q16 due to the low base of 2016.

Cargo throughput (‘000 tonnes)

Cargo type

1Q2017

1Q2016

1Q2017/1Q2016

Containers

726

622

17%

Grain

951

829

15%

General cargo

36

51

(29%)

Ro-Ro

8

26

(68%)

Total cargo throughput

1,722

1,528

13%

including:

Containers (‘000 TEU)

72

58

23%

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

1

3

(45%)

Bunkering fuel sales

14

9

55%

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10.04.2017

DELOPORTS IFRS FINANCIALS FOR 2016

DeloPorts publishes its consolidated financial results for 2016 in accordance with IFRS.


OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts or the Company), a major Russian stevedoring holding, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its consolidated financial results for 2016 in accordance with IFRS.

Key financials:
• Consolidated revenue RUB 7,779 mln (+0.4%)
• Consolidated EBITDA RUB 5,753 mln (+17.8%)
• EBITDA margin 73.8% as against 62.8% in 2015
• Adjusted net profit RUB 4,073 mln (+23.8%)
• Operating cash flow RUB 4,773 mln (+6.3%)
• CAPEX RUB 1,127 mln (+100.5%)
• Net debt RUB 4,327 mln (-7.1% compared to 31 December 2015)
• Net debt/EBITDA 0.8x versus 1.0x as of 31 December 2015

Key operating results:
• Total volume of cargo handling 6.0 mln tonnes (+10.2%)
• Grain handling volume 3.3 mln tonnes (+18.2%)
• Container throughput 233,479 TEU (+15.3%)

A full version of the Company's audited consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS as of 31 December 2016, covering a twelve-month period ending on that date, is available on the website of DeloPorts

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07.04.2017

HANDLING OF LARGER VESSELS AT NUTEP

NUTEP container terminal obtained technical documentation permitting to take ships with lengths up to 172 metres.


At the beginning of April 2017 NUTEP container terminal completed the registration of technical documentation and received permits allowing handling of vessels with lengths up to 172 meters at berth protection No. 39. Earlier ships of 150 meters in length could be handled at this berth.

The change in the berth's passport is intended to improve the efficiency of the current berths of NUTEP, reduce the waiting time for vessels on the roadstead, and reduce the ship owners’ expenses by reducing the time of vessel processing and the overall delivery time of cargo by sea when entering the terminal.

The linear ship of the Yang Ming line, 172 meters long, was moored at berth protection No. 39 on 7 April 2017.
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04.04.2017

FITCH AFFIRMS DELOPORTS AT 'BB-'



DeloPorts announces that Fitch Ratings agency (Fitch) affirmed DeloPorts’ long-term issuer default rating (IDR) and RUB3bn unsecured bond rating of DeloPorts at BB-. The ratings outlook is stable. 

Full report is available on the Fitch website at https://www.fitchratings.com


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03.04.2017

RECORD MONTHLY CONTAINER THROUGHPUT



In March 2017, NUTEP handled 31,034 TEU, a monthly record for the terminal.
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11.01.2017

DELOPORTS 2016 OPERATING RESULTS

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts), a major Russian stevedoring holding company, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its operating results for the full year of 2016.


In the reporting period DeloPorts terminals handled 6.0 million tonnes of cargo, which represents a 10% increase compared to 2015 mainly due to growth of volumes in its core operating segments.

Cargo throughput (‘000 tonnes)

Cargo type

1Q 16

2Q 16

3Q 16

4Q 16

2016

2015

2016/2015

Containers

622

708

520

588

   2,438

   1,994

 22%

Grain

829

371

1,077

1,044

3,322

2,811

18%

General cargo

51

45

12

81

189

260

(27%)

Ro-Ro

26

7

27

19

79

407

(80%)

Total cargo throughput

1,528

1,132

1,636

1,732

6,028

5,472

10%

including:

Containers (‘000 TEU)

58

71

46

58

233

203

15%

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

3

2

4

3

12

24

(50%)

Bunkering fuel sales

9

4

2

16

31

98

(69%)

In 2016 NUTEP handled 233,479 TEU (+15% compared to the previous year) caused by partial container market recovery. The increase in container turnover of Novorossiysk is estimated at 5%*. Containerized cargo tonnage reached 2.4 million tonnes, or a 22% growth, driven by the increase in the share of loaded containers. Throughout the year the terminal showed record April results and handled 25,521 TEU.

KSK grain terminal demonstrated a 18% increase of volumes in 2016 compared to 2015 resulting from the Russian grain export increase. In the reporting period KSK loaded 3.3 million tonnes with the absolute monthly record of 422,506 tonnes set in October.

General cargo volumes in 2016 decreased by 27% compared to the previous year and amounted to 189,009 tonnes.

Ro-Ro operations of DeloPorts saw lower throughput volumes in 2016 and reached 79,397 tonnes in the period due to decrease in rolling cargo imports and cancellation of cabotage services in 2015. In unit equivalent Ro-Ro volumes decreased by 50% in 2016 compared to 2015 and amounted to 11,989 units.

Bunkering fuel sales showed a 69% decline compared to the previous year and reached 30,775 tonnes.

* Company’s data
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01.12.2016

DELOPORTS COMPANIES SIGNED AGREEMENTS WITH ROSMORPORT

NUTEP container terminal and KSK grain terminal, stevedore assets of DeloPorts, signed cooperation agreements with Rosmorport at the 10th Transport Forum in Moscow.



Signed agreements regulate the cooperation between the parties and Rosmorport on the implementation of DeloPorts investment projects - construction of a deep-water berth №38 at NUTEP and a project to increase throughput capacity of KSK grain terminal.

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14.11.2016

TOS AND DAMEN SIGN THE AGREEMENT FOR THE DELIVERY OF FOUR TUGS

TOS Bunkering Company and the largest Dutch shipbuilder Damen have signed an agreement on the construction and delivery of four tug boats. 


According to the agreement, three ships will be delivered to Novorossiysk in the 3rd quarter of 2017 with the fourth one to be delivered in 2018. 

Commenting on the signed document, TOS CEO Oleg Nechaev stated:

"We are extremely happy about the signing of the contract. TOS is launching a new profitable business – together with bunkering services, TOS is becoming a center for all auxiliary services at DeloPorts terminals. The new service is expected to be able to serve all vessels calling at DeloPorts' terminals.

Damen Shipyards Group is the largest shipbuilding group which includes shipbuilding and repair yards all over the world.
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10.11.2016

DELOPORTS AWARDED FOR THE BEST ANNUAL REPORT BY THE MOSCOW STOCK EXCHANGE

According to the results of XIX annual competition organized by the Moscow Stock Exchange and RCB media group, DeloPorts Annual Report 2015 has been announced the winner in the nomination "Best Presentation of Business Model in the Annual Report of a Non-Public Company".


DeloPorts Annual Report also entered the short-list for "Best Design and Concept of the Annual Report."

This year 139 companies participated in the competition. Annual reports of participants were assessed by the leading financial industry experts, representatives of investment, rating and communications agencies, members of professional associations and public organizations.

This contest is the main platform for presentation of annual reports, and promotes transparency of companies operating in Russia and corporate culture development.

DeloPorts 2014 Annual Report was also included in the top ten reports of the nomination "Best Design and Concept of the Annual Report" competition of the Moscow Stock Exchange and was awarded with the Bronze award in the "Transportation" category in the competition held by the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP Vision Awards).

DeloPorts Annual Reports are published on the corporate website in the section “Investors”.
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08.11.2016

STANDARD & POOR’S UPGRADES DELOPORTS TO BB-

DeloPorts announces that Standard & Poor’s rating agency (S&P) upgraded DeloPorts’ long-term credit rating from B+ to BB- with a “stable” outlook.


Commenting on the upgrade, Igor Yakovenko, DeloPorts CEO, stated:

"We are pleased to receive a positive and independent assessment of our achievements. We believe that the rating upgrade reflects the results of our team on development of the stevedoring business of Delo Group. We delivered on our forecasts that were made during initial rating assessment, we demonstrated resilience of our operating model to market volatility of the past several years, our new development programme is aimed at creating and securing competitive advantages for DeloPorts for years to come."

Full report is available on the S&P’s website at www.standardandpoors.com 
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07.11.2016

RECORD MONTHLY GRAIN THROUGHPUT



In October 2016, KSK grain terminal handled more than 420 thousand tonnes which sets a monthly record for the terminal.

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14.10.2016

DELOPORTS OPERATING RESULTS FOR 9 MONTHS 2016

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts), a major Russian stevedoring holding company, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its operating results for the nine months of 2016.


In January-September 2016 DeloPorts terminals handled 4.3 million tonnes of cargo, which represents a 12% increase compared to the same period of 2015 mainly due to higher volumes of grain exports and growth of container traffic.

Cargo throughput (‘000 tonnes)

Cargo type

1Q 16

2Q 16

3Q 16

 

9М 16

9М 15

9М 16/

9М 15

Containers

 622

 708

520

 1,850

 1,479

 25%

Grain

 829

 371

1,077

 2,277

 1,830

 24%

General cargo

 51

 45

12

 108

 167

 (35%)

Ro-Ro

26

 8

27

 61

 366

 (83%)

Total cargo throughput

 1,528

 1,132

 1,636

 4,296

 3,843

 12%

including:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Containers (‘000 TEU)

 58

 71

46

 175

 154

 14%

 Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

 3

 1

4

 9

 20

 (58%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Bunkering fuel sales

 9

 4

2

 15

 81

 (82%)


In 9M16 NUTEP handled 1,849,783 tonnes of containerized cargo (+25% vs. 9M15). In TEU equivalent container throughput increased by 14% compared to the previous year and reached 175,114 TEU. The growth of NUTEP handling volumes reflects partial container market recovery.

In January-September 2016 KSK grain terminal loaded 2,277,467 tonnes of grain, a 24% increase of volumes compared to 2015, due to grain export increase.

General cargo volumes decreased by 35% compared to the previous year resulting from the imports reduction.

Ro-Ro operations of DeloPorts terminals saw lower throughput volumes in 9M16 (-83% vs.9M15) and reached 60,544 tonnes in the period. In unit equivalent Ro-Ro volumes decreased by 58% in 9M16 versus 9M15 and amounted to 8,525 units.

Bunkering fuel sales showed a 82% decline compared to 9M15 and reached 14,825 tonnes.
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13.09.2016

PROGRESS ON CONSTRUCTION OF DEEPWATER BERTH #38



DeloPorts has completed construction of the connecting area for a deepwater berth on the territory of NUTEP container terminal. Currently development of the new area is in process. It will allow NUTEP to serve vessels up to 172 meters, starting from September 2016. Launch of the berth protection #38 should increase the speed of handling operations and reduce the burden on the current berths.

Construction of a deepwater berth in Novorossiysk is one of the top priority projects aimed at the development of the Group's stevedoring assets.
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30.08.2016

DELOPORTS IFRS FINANCIALS FOR 1H 2016



Key financials:
• Consolidated revenue RUB 3,696 mln (+9%)
• Consolidated EBITDA RUB 2,776 mln (+40%)
• EBITDA margin 75% as against 58% in 1H 2015
• Adjusted net profit RUB 1,889 mln (+47%)
• Operating cash flow RUB 2,261 mln (+37%)
• CAPEX RUB 359 mln (+127%)
• Net debt stayed flat as RUB 4,673 mln 
• Net debt/EBITDA 0.8x versus 1.1x as of 30 June 2015 and 1.0x as of 31 December 2015

Key operating results:
• Total volume of cargo handling 2.7 mln tonnes (+10%)
• Grain handling volume 1.2 mln tonnes (+41%)
• Container throughput 129 ‘000 TEU (+8%)

Key developments:
• Completion of the first stage of the berth construction and launch of the second stage of the construction
• Corporate credit rating affirmation at B+ with a stable outlook (Standard &Poor’s)
• Establishment of the managing company as the final stage of the Group’s reorganisation 

Commenting on the results, Igor Yakovenko, DeloPorts CEO, stated: 

“DeloPorts team continues to deliver strong turnover, revenue and EBITDA growth driven by the growth of container traffic, higher volumes of grain exports and implementation of initiatives aimed at improving internal processes at the terminals in the first half of 2016. Solid operating and financial results are reflective of DeloPorts commitment to delivering on key strategic priorities with the customers in focus.”

A full version of the Company's audited consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS as of 30 June 2016, covering a six-month period ending on that date, is available on the website of DeloPorts.

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15.07.2016

DELOPORTS 1H 2016 OPERATING RESULTS

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts), a major Russian stevedoring holding company, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, publishes its operating results for the six months of 2016.


In 1H 2016 DeloPorts terminals handled 2.7 million tonnes of cargo, which represents a 10% increase compared to 1H 2015 caused mainly by growth of container traffic and higher volumes of grain exports.

 Cargo throughput (‘000 tonnes)

Cargo type

1Q16

2Q16

 

1H 2016

1H 2015

1H 2016/ 1H 2015 change

Containers

622

708

 

1,330

1,110

20%

Grain

829

371

 

1,200

852

41%

General cargo

51

45

 

96

121

(20%)

Ro-Ro

26

8

 

34

326

(90%)

Total cargo throughput

1,528

1,132

 

2,660

2,409

10%

including:

 

 

 

 

 

Containers (‘000 TEU)

58

71


129

119

8%

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

3

1

 

4

17

(76%)

Bunkering fuel sales

9

4

 

13

53

(75%)


In 1H 2016 NUTEP container terminal demonstrated growth of volumes due to partial container market recovery. In tonnage terms containerized cargo throughput increased by 20% compared to the same period of 2015 and amounted to 1,330,037 tonnes. In twenty-foot equivalent NUTEP handled 128,848 TEU (+8% compared to 1H 2015). In April the terminal showed record results and handled 25,521 TEU.

The volume of grain transhipped through KSK grain terminal reached 1,200,034 tonnes (+41% compared to the same period of 2015) due to grain exports increase. According to the results of the harvest season 2015-2016 transhipment of grain at KSK increased by 20% compared to the season 2014-2015 and amounted to 3.2 million tonnes.

General cargo handling volumes in 1H 2016 decreased by 20% compared to January-June 2015 due to the growth in container traffic.

Ro-Ro volumes decreased in terms of tonnage (-90%) and units (-76%) versus 1H 2015 and amounted to 33,889 tonnes and 4,104 units respectively.

In 1H 2016 bunkering fuel sales decreased by 75% compared to the previous year and reached 13,235 tonnes.
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01.06.2016

INCLUSION OF BONDS IN BANK OF RUSSIA LOMBARD LIST

DeloPorts Ruble bonds were included in Bank of Russia Lombard list according to the decision of Central Bank Board of Directors on 26 May 2016.


The inclusion of bonds in the Lombard list allows bond holders to REPO them with the Central Bank of Russia.

DeloPorts completed its debut 3 billion Ruble bond placement in November 2015. The bonds mature in 10 years with a call after year 3. The annual coupon rate was set at 13.80%.
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15.04.2016

DELOPORTS 1Q 2016 OPERATING RESULTS

OOO “DeloPorts” (hereinafter DeloPorts), a major Russian stevedoring holding company, consolidating the assets of Delo Group in the grain and container segments, reports its operating results for the first quarter of 2016.


In 1Q16 DeloPorts’ terminals increased total throughput to 1.5 million tonnes of cargo (+19% compared to 1Q15). The growth of volumes is primarily driven by higher volumes of grain exports and containerized exports growth.

Cargo throughput (‘000 tonnes)

Cargo type

1Q16

1Q15

1Q16/1Q15 change

Containers

622

590

5%

Grain

829

479

73%

General cargo

51

41

23%

Ro-Ro

26

172

(85%)

Total cargo throughput

1,528

1,282

19%

including:

 

 

Containers (‘000 TEU)

58

67

(13%)

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

3

10

(73%)

Bunkering fuel sales

9

22

(58%)


In 1Q16 NUTEP container terminal handled 622,250 tonnes of containerized cargo (+5% compared to 1Q15). In twenty-foot equivalent units NUTEP container throughput reached 58,360 TEU, a 13% decline compared to January-March 2015 mainly due to the high base effect since the decrease in NUTEP volumes started only in March 2015. The growth of handling volumes in terms of tonnage reflects the growth in loaded exports.
 

In January – March 2016 KSK grain terminal demonstrated 73% growth of volumes handled compared to the same period of 2015. This was due to the low base effect of 2015 on the back of a slowdown of exports after the introduction of export duty.

General cargo handling in 1Q16 increased by 23% compared to 1Q15 and reached 50,781 tonnes.

Ro-Ro volumes decreased in terms of tonnage (-85%) and units (-73%) versus 1Q16 as a result of general decline of imports.

In 1Q16 bunkering fuel sales decreased by 58% compared to 1Q15 and reached 9,283 tonnes.






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11.04.2016

DELOPORTS IFRS FINANCIALS FOR 2015



Key financials:
• Consolidated revenue RUB 7,771 mln (+3%)
• Consolidated EBITDA RUB 4,882 mln (+27%)
• EBITDA margin 63% as against 51% in 2014
• Adjusted net profit RUB 3,290 mln (+36%)
• Operating cash flow RUB 4,453 mln (+33%)
• CAPEX RUB 562 mln (+51%)
• Net debt RUB 4,659 mln (-27% compared to 31 December 2014)
• Net debt/EBITDA 1.0x versus 1.7x as of 31 December 2014

Key operating results:
• Total volume of cargo handling 5.5 mln tonnes (-15%)
• Grain handling volume 2.8 mln tonnes (-1%)
• Container throughput 203 ‘000 TEU (-23%)

Key developments:
• Transfer of stevedoring assets and the bunkering company to the Russian holding company OOO “DeloPorts”
• Assignment of corporate credit ratings to DeloPorts: BB- (Fitch) and B+ (S&P)
• Debut ruble bond offering
• Launch of deep-water berth construction at NUTEP container terminal
• Creation of joint technical directorate for more efficient management of investment projects

Igor Yakovenko, DeloPorts CEO, stated: "Results for 2015 have proved the efficiency of DeloPorts' business model and the Company's resilience to market volatility. Focus on high-margin cargoes, a balance of imports and exports in our turnover and the aim to meet the standards of our most demanding clients enabled us to increase revenue and EBITDA (+3% and +27% respectively), boosting the EBITDA margin to 63% by year end. We successfully approached the domestic market in order to diversify our sources of funding through a debut bond offering in November 2015. We also launched the new stage of our investment programme. Its completion is set to double DeloPorts’ throughput and give the Group additional competitive advantages".

A full version of the Company's audited consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS as of 31 December 2015, covering a twelve-month period ending on that date, is available on the website of DeloPorts
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04.02.2016

STANDARD & POOR’S AFFIRMS DELOPORTS AT B+

DeloPorts announces that Standard & Poor’s rating agency (S&P) confirmed DeloPorts B+ long-term credit rating with a “stable” outlook.


Full report is available on the S&P’s website at www.standardandpoors.com


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19.01.2016

DELOPORTS 2015 OPERATING RESULTS

DeloPorts reports its operating results for the full year of 2015.


In 2015 DeloPorts terminals handled 5.5 million tonnes of cargo, which is a 15% decrease compared to 2014 caused by a decrease of import cargo flow. 

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NUTEP container terminal handled 1,994 thousand tonnes of containerized cargo showing a decrease    (-18% vs. 2014) on the back of a general decline of imports. In twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) throughput amounted to 203 thousand TEU, or a 23% decline compared to 2014. 

KSK throughput remained flat for 2015 and amounted to 2,811 thousand tonnes (-1% vs. 2014).

General cargo handling decreased by 4% compared to 2014 and amounted to 260 thousand tonnes.

Ro-Ro volumes at DeloPorts terminals decreased in terms of tonnage (-55%) and units (-59%) versus last year amounting to 407 thousand tonnes and 24 thousand cars respectively due to lower imports in 2015.

Bunkering fuel sales decreased by 33% compared to 2014 and reached 98 thousand tonnes.

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09.12.2015

FITCH ASSIGNS DELOPORTS RUBLE BOND BB- RATING



Fitch Ratings has assigned DeloPorts Rouble bond BB- final rating with a ‘stable’ outlook.

On 27 November 2015 DeloPorts placed its debut 3 billion Ruble bond with the annual coupon rate set at 13.80% and a yield of 14.28%.

On 11 November 2015 Fitch affirmed DeloPorts Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at BB- with a ‘stable’ outlook.

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30.11.2015

DELOPORTS COMPLETES DEBUT RUBLE BOND PLACEMENT



DeloPorts completes its debut 3 billion Ruble bond placement. The bonds mature in 10 years with a call after year 3. The annual coupon rate was set at 13.80% and a yield of 14.28%. 

Series 01 notes were registered by the Central Bank on 20 October 2015, registration number № 4-01-36485-R. 

Raiffeisenbank and Sovcombank acted as bookrunners of the placement. Raiffeisenbank acted as the placement agent. 

"The debut offering opened the capital markets for DeloPorts, which diversifies sources of funding ahead of the new stage of the investment program. The Ruble bond placement is also an important step in building a public investment story, - says Andrey Bubnov, Chief Financial Officer of Delo Group. DeloPorts is a new name for the market and we are happy that investors appreciated it." 

“The new stage of DeloPorts investment program is planned to be completed in 2018. The program includes an increase in throughput capacities of KSK grain terminal to 5 million tonnes and construction of a new deepwater berth at NUTEP container terminal. The projects may double the Сompany’s throughput due to ability to handle larger ships, which will make NUTEP and KSK leaders in their respective market segments”, - adds Igor Yakovenko, CEO of DeloPorts.
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30.11.2015

NEW APPOINTMENT IN THE KEY EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT



DeloPorts announces the appointment of Yury Matvienko to the position of the Chief Executive Officer of NUTEP container terminal.

Mr. Matvienko has extensive experience in the transportation industry. He started his career as the sea captain assistant and rose to the executive positions in the water transport and stevedoring companies (JSC Tuapse Commercial Sea Port, JSC Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, LLC BalttransService, LLC "Primorsk Commercial Port, JSC Sea Port Service).

Yuri Matvienko graduated from the Novorossiysk Higher Marine Engineering College with a degree in navigation on sea routes and has an MBA from the Business School IMISP (St. Petersburg).

"I am sure the experience and professionalism of Mr. Matvienko will contribute to the further development of our holding and strengthen the competitive positions of the container terminal", - commented Igor Yakovenko, Chief Executive Officer of DeloPorts.

"I would like to commend Mr Klochko’s achievements on the greenfield construction of the terminal and its effective management. Clear targets, discipline and professionalism of Mr. Klochko and the team helped to make NUTEP an industry leader,"- commented Sergey Shishkarev, President of Delo Group.
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09.10.2015

DELOPORTS OPERATING RESULTS FOR 9 MONTHS 2015

In the reporting period DeloPorts terminals handled 3.8 million tonnes of cargo, which is a 19% decrease compared to 9M14 due to lower imports and slow start of the new grain exports season.


Cargo throughput
(‘000 tonnes)


Cargo type



1Q15


2Q15


3Q15



9М15



9M14



9М15/9М14

change

Containers

590

520

369

1,479

1,870

(21%)

Grain

479

373

978

1,830

2,074

(12%)

General cargo

41

80

46

167

198

(16%)

Ro-Ro

172

154

40

366

618

(41%)

Total cargo throughput

1,282

1,127

1,434

3,843

4,762

(19%)

including:

Containers (‘000 TEU)

67

52

34

154

200

(23%)

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

10

7

3

20

42

(52%)

Bunkering fuel sales

22

31

28

81

127

(36%)


In 9M15 NUTEP handled 1,479,544 tonnes of containerized cargo (-21% vs.9M14). In TEU equivalent container throughput decreased by 23% compared to the previous year and reached 153,626 TEU. The decline in container volumes was primarily caused by the general trends in the Russian container market.

In January-September 2015 KSK grain terminal loaded 1,829,931 tonnes of grain, or a 12% decline compared to 2014. 
General cargo volumes decreased by 16% compared to the previous year resulting from the imports reduction. 

Ro-Ro operations of DeloPorts terminals saw lower throughput volumes in 9M15 (-41% vs.9M14) and reached 366,133 tonnes in the period. In unit equivalent Ro-Ro volumes decreased by 52% in 9M15 versus 9M14 and amounted to 20,410 units. 

Bunkering fuel sales showed a 36% decline to 9M14 and reached 80,896 tonnes.
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06.10.2015

CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW DEEPWATER BERTH


DeloPorts launches construction of a new deepwater berth at NUTEP container terminal


Necessary construction equipment is already on site, first piles for the foundation of the junction have been driven into the seabed. Completion of the works and introduction of berth #38 is scheduled for 2018. The new berth is expected to serve direct Novorossiysk calls for ocean vessels of up to 10,000 TEU. Introduction of the new berth will increase NUTEP’s throughput capacity from the current 350,000 TEU to 700,000 TEU and will help change existing supply chains in the region with reduction of costs for clients of the terminal.

The project is an integral part of the DeloPorts strategy for development of the stevedoring assets of the Group. 

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13.07.2015

CHANGES IN CORPORATE STRUCTURE OF DELOPORTS

DeloPorts Limited transferred all interests in its subsidiaries into the capital of OOO DeloPorts (Russia).


The ownership and management structure of OOO DeloPorts will stay the same in all material respects to that of DeloPorts Limited. OOO DeloPorts owns a container terminal, a grain terminal and a bunkering services company.
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09.07.2015

DELOPORTS 1H 2015 OPERATING RESULTS


In 1H15 DeloPorts terminals handled 2.4 million tonnes of cargo, which is a 17% decrease compared to 1H14      caused mainly by lower grain exports and container handling volumes.


Cargo throughput
(‘000 tonnes)

Сargo type

1Q15
 

2Q15
 

 

1H15
 

1H14
 

1H15/1H14
change

Containers

590

520

 

1,110

1,395

(20%)

Grain

479

373

 

852

1,063

(20%)

General and liquid cargo

41

80

 

121

159

(24%)

Ro-Ro

172

154

 

326

282

16%

Total cargo throughput

1,282

1,127

 

2,409

2,899

(17%)

including:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Containers (‘000 TEU)

67

52

 

119

144

(17%)

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

10

7

 

17

23

(26%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bunkering fuel sales

22

31

 

53

72

(26%)


In January – June 2015 NUTEP container terminal saw lower container handling volumes of 119,413 TEU (-17% vs. 1H14) due to continued trends in the domestic demand for imported goods. Containerized cargo tonnage reached 1,110,308 tonnes, or a 20% decline compared to 1H14.

KSK grain terminal loaded 851,637 tonnes in 1H15 showing a 20% decrease compared to 2014. The decline in volumes was primarily due to record volumes transshipped in the 1st half of the previous harvest season.

General and liquid cargo throughput decreased by 24% compared to the previous year resulting from a decrease in imports.

Ro-Ro volumes demonstrated a 16% growth in terms of tonnage compared to 2014 due to growth in cabotage services. In unit equivalent Ro-Ro operations decreased by 26% in 1H15 versus 1H14 and reached 17,310 units.

In 1H15 bunkering fuel sales decreased by 26% compared to 1H15 and reached 52,822 tonnes.
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29.04.2015

DELOPORTS 2014 ANNUAL REPORT

DeloPorts publishes its Annual Report for the year ended 31 December 2014 


2014 Annual Report is available for reading and downloading in the “Annual reports” section of the web-site.
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08.04.2015

DELOPORTS 1Q 2015 OPERATING RESULTS

In 1Q15 DeloPorts terminals handled 1.3 million tonnes of cargo, which is a 12% decrease compared to 1Q14. The decline in volumes is primarily driven by lower exports of grain.



Cargo throughput

(‘000 tonnes)

Cargo type

1Q15

1Q14

1Q15/1Q14 change

Containers

591

676

(13%)

Grain

479

661

(28%)

General and liquid cargo

41

75

(45%)

Ro-Ro

172

47

263%

Total cargo throughput

1,283

1,460

(12%)

including:

Containers (‘000 TEU)

67

70

(4%)

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

10

7

43%

Bunkering fuel sales

22

30

(27%)


In 1Q15 NUTEP container terminal handled 67,148 TEU of containerized cargo showing a 4% decrease in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) compared to 2014 due to general decrease of container turnover in Russia. Containerized cargo tonnage reached 590,519 tonnes, or a 13% decline compared to 1Q14.

KSK grain terminal decreased handling volumes to 479,020 tonnes (-28% vs.1Q14) resulting from record volumes transshipped in the 1st half of the harvest season 2014-2015.

General and liquid cargo handling decreased by 45% compared to the previous year reflecting a negative trend of the domestic demand for imported goods.

Ro-Ro volumes increased in terms of tonnage (+263%) and units (+43%) versus 1Q14 as a result of growing cabotage services.

In 1Q15 bunkering fuel sales decreased by 27% compared to 1Q14 and reached 21,854 tonnes.

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20.02.2015

FITCH AND STANDARD & POOR'S INITIATE COVERAGE OF DELOPORTS

DeloPorts Limited (“DeloPorts” or the “Company”) welcomes Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services assigning a BB- long-term issuer default rating and a B+ long-term corporate rating respectively both with a ‘stable’ outlook to DeloPorts.


Commenting on the rating assignment, Timofey Telyatnik, co-owner of DeloPorts, stated: “The assignment of initial credit ratings is an important milestone for the Company with a view to build a successful and transparent business. We are delighted that our achievements to date and growth potential have been appreciated.” 

Andrey Bubnov, Chief Financial Officer of the Group, added: “Obtaining credit ratings opens new sources of funding such as Rouble bonds and Eurobonds which diversifies available sources of capital away from traditional bank loans. It is also important to note the beginning of independent analytical coverage of the Company’s performance.” 
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15.01.2015

DELOPORTS 2014 OPERATING RESULTS


In 2014 DeloPorts terminals demonstrated solid operating results with total cargo throughput increasing to 6.5 million tonnes, up 35% compared to 2013.


  Cargo throughput
  (‘000 tonnes)

Cargo type

 

1Q14

2Q14

3Q14

4Q14

 

2014

2013*

2014/

2013

change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Containers

 

676

719

474

555

 

2,425

2,449

(1%)

Grain

 

661

402

1,012

772

 

2,846

1,277

123%

General and liquid cargo

 

75

83

40

77

 

275

288

(5%)

Ro-Ro

 

47

235

336

292

 

911

784

16%

Total cargo throughput

 

1,460

1,439

1,862

1,696

 

6,457

4,798

35%

including:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Containers (‘000 TEU)

 

70

74

56

65

 

265

277

(5%)

Ro-Ro (‘000 units)

 

7

17

19

16

 

58

39

49%

Bunkering fuel sales

 

30

42

55

20

 

147

131

12%


* Excluding NNK

NUTEP container terminal handled 2,425 thousand tonnes of containerized cargo showing a slight decrease (-1% vs. 2013) on the back of the general decline in the Russian container market. In twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) throughput amounted to 265 thousand TEU, or a 5% decline compared to 2013. 

In 2014 KSK grain terminal more than doubled its handling volumes to 2,846 thousand tonnes (+123% vs. 2013) as a result of the first period of full-year operations for the terminal after the complex reconstruction completed in 2013.

General and liquid cargo handling decreased by 5% compared to last year due to the shift of KSK away from general cargoes towards Ro-Ro handling.

Ro-Ro volumes increased in terms of tonnage (+16%) and units (+49%) versus last year amounting to 911 thousand tonnes and 58 thousand cars respectively. Throughput increase reflects the growth of handling of autocars by the new Ro-Ro complex of KSK grain terminal.

Bunkering fuel sales increased by 12% compared to 2013 and reached 147 thousand tonnes. 









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09.10.2014

DELOPORTS OPERATING RESULTS FOR 9 MONTHS 2014

In the reporting period DeloPorts terminals handled 4.8 million tons of cargo, which is a 42% increase compared to 9M13. The key growth driver was the increase of grain throughput by KSK grain terminal, which was launched in the middle of 2013 after complex reconstruction.



Cargo throughput, thousand tons

Cargo type

1Q14

2Q14

3Q14

9M14

9M13

9M14/

9M13

 

Change,

 %

 

Containers

676

719

474

1,870

1,852

18

1%

Grain

661

402

1,012

2,075

640

1,435

224%

General  and liquid cargo

75

83

40

198

221*

(22)

(10%)

Ro-Ro

47

235

336

618

629

(11)

(2%)

Total cargo throughput

1,460

1,439

1,862

4,762

3,342

1,419

42%

including:

 

 

 




 

Containers (thousand TEUs)

70

74

56

200

210

(10)

(5%)

Ro-Ro, units

7

17

19

43

27

16

58%


Bunkering fuel sales

30

42

59

131

83

47

56%

* Excluding NNK

NUTEP container terminal handled 1,870 thousand tons of containerized cargo, which is 1% ahead of last year’s schedule. In twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) throughput amounted to 200 thousand TEU, or a 5% decline compared to the previous year.

KSK grain terminal demonstrated record results with grain handling exceeding 1 million tons in the third quarter to reach 2,075 thousand tons in 9M14 (+224% vs. 9M13).

General and liquid cargo handling decreased by 10% compared to last year due to the shift of KSK away from general cargoes towards Ro-Ro handling.

Throughput of Ro-Ro cargoes in volume decreased by 2% in 9M14 versus last year. In terms of units however Ro-Ro throughput increased by 58% to 43 thousand reflecting growth of handling of autocars by the new Ro-Ro complex of KSK grain terminal.

Bunkering fuel sales demonstrated a 56% increase compared to 9M13 amounting to 131 thousand tons.

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09.07.2014

DELOPORTS 1H 2014 OPERATING RESULTS

In the first half of 2014 DeloPorts terminals handled 2,899 thous. tons, representing a 41% increase compared to 1H 2013. 



Port segment Unit measure1Q142Q14
Total, 1H14 Total, 1H13,% Change 1H14/1H13, %
Containersthous. tons6767191 3961 314 81 6%
Grainthous. tons6614021 063105 957 909%
General  and liquid cargothous. tons7583159201* (42) (21%)
Autocars (Ro-Ro)thous. tons47235282429 (147) (34%)
Total, DeloPorts terminals turnoverthous. tons1 460 1 439
2 8992 049 850 41%
Containers (thous. TEUs)thous. tons7074 144148 (4) (3%)
Autocars (Ro-Ro)thous. tons7172316 7 46%
Bunkering oil salesthous. tons30427260 12 20%

* Excluding NNK

In 1H 2014 DeloPorts container terminal NUTEP handled 1,396 thous. tons of containerized cargo, which is 6% ahead of last year’s schedule. In TEU equivalent throughput amounted to 144 thous. TEU, or a 4% decline compared to the previous year.

Grain handling at KSK grain terminal in 1H 2014 increased 10 times compared to 1H 2013. Grain throughput reached 1,063 thous. tons.

Bunkering sales increased by 20% compared to 1H 2013, reaching 72 thous. tons.

General and liquid cargo handling amounted to 159 thous. tons, a 21% decrease to the last year result.

Ro-Ro segment demonstrated a 34% decline in terms of cargo turnover, but a 46% increase of units handled, due to growth of less heavy but more marginal auto car transshipment. In 1H 2014 DeloPorts terminals handled 282 thous. tons of Ro-Ro cargo or 23 thous. units.

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27.05.2014

PUBLICATION OF DELOPORTS 2012 and 2013 ANNUAL REPORTS

On 27.05.14 DeloPorts announces publication of Annual Reports for 2012 and 2013, which ended on December, 31st 2012 and December, 31st 2013 respectively.



This is the first time that DeloPorts publishes its Annual Report and the Group is proud to make this important step towards increased transparency. For convenience and for the purpose of comparability we also publish annual report for 2012, which we hope will be appreciated by our partners.

Materials are available for reading and downloading in the “Annual reports” section at the Group’s web-site.

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15.04.2014

New name and legal status of the Grain Terminal – ZAO KSK

DeloPorts informs that as of 11 April 2014 the name and legal status of the grain terminal have been changed to ZAO KSK (Russian - ЗАО «Зерновой терминал «КСК»).


After completion of the terminal construction in 2013, the name was brought in accordance with the company’s profile.

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08.04.2014

DELOPORTS Operating Results, 1-st quarter 2014

In the first quarter of 2014 DeloPorts terminals handled 1 460 thous. tons, representing a 39% increase compared to 1Q 2013.



Port segment (thous. tons)Total, 1Q14Total, 1Q13
1Q14 / 1Q13
1Q14 / 1Q13 ,%
Containers6766760.80%
Grain661102558545%
General  and liquid cargo7570*58%
Autocars (Ro-Ro)47202(155)(77%)
Total, DeloPorts terminals turnover1 460
1 050 
41039%
Containers (thous. TEUs)7077
(7)(9%)
Autocars (Ro-Ro) (thous. units)6.87.5(0.7)(9%)
Bunkering oil sales (thous. tons)30201050%

* Excluding NNK

In 1Q 2014 DeloPorts container terminal NUTEP handled 676 thous. tons of cargo, which almost matches last year’s schedule. In TEU equivalent throughput amounted to 70 thous. TEU, or a 9% decline relative to the previous year.

Grain handling at KSK grain terminal in 1Q 2014 increased 6.5 times compared to 1Q 2013. Grain throughput reached 661 thous. tons – a quarterly record for the terminal. Moreover, KSK demonstrated third consecutive quarterly throughput growth.

Bunkering sales increased by 50% compared to 1Q 2013, reaching 30 thous. tons.

General and liquid cargo handling reached 75 thous. tons, an 8% increase quarter-on-quarter.

Ro-Ro segment demonstrated declining volumes in 1Q 2014. DeloPorts terminals handled 47 thous. tons of Ro-Ro cargo, or 77% less than in 1Q 2013. In terms of units the decline was lower – 9%.
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11.03.2014

February 2014 – DELOPORTS monthly throughput record

Record monthly throughput was registered at DeloPorts terminals.


In February 2014 DeloPorts terminals handled 563.5 thous. tons – a 57% increase compared to the same period of 2013. The previous record of 555.2 thous. tons was set in December 2013. Substantial growth was registered in the key operating segments of the Group: container and grain handling. In February 2014 throughput of container terminal NUTEP grew by 39% compared to the same period of 2013 and reached 245 thous. tons (22.9 thous. TEUs or 7% growth). Grain terminal KSK handled 270.8 thous. tons – a 342% increase relative to comparable period of previous year.
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20.12.2013

DELOPORTS sold its oil products terminal NNK

DeloPorts LIMITED sold 100% shares of LLC Novorossiysk Petrotransshipment Complex (NNK) to Gazpromneft Marine Bunker – subsidiary of Gazprom neft. NNK is a port terminal located in the south-west district of Novorossiysk sea port.


Construction commenced in 2010, and the terminal was launched in May 2012. In 2013 NNK reached its full project capacity, and in 11 months of 2013 NNK handled over 300 thous. tons of oil products. The terminal infrastructure allows handling of light and dark oil products. NNK works with companies that provide bunkering services in the Russian bunkering market. DeloPorts was created in 2012, it consolidates stevedore assets of DELO-GROUP: container, grain terminals and bunkering company TOS. 

TOS was not included in the perimeter of the transaction and continues to maintain its positions in the Novorossiysk bunkering market. Moreover, NNK and TOS signed a 3-year agreement on cargo handling. “In 11 months of 2013 NNK represented approximately 7% of DeloPorts throughput and approximately 3 % in revenues. The sale of the oil products terminal will allow DeloPorts to focus on its strategic segments – containers and grain handling”, - said Timofey Telyatnik, DELO-GROUP President.
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12.12.2013

DELOPORTS sells 25% in KSK grain terminal to Cargill

DeloPorts LIMITED sold 25% plus one share in OJSC «Kombinat «Stroykomplekt» (KSK) to Cargill – leading producer and supplier of foods, agriculture, industrial and financial products and services.


KSK is a modern grain terminal, located in Novorossiysk, with annual throughput capacity of 3.5 mln. tons. KSK has both auto and rail reception, its silo park is able to simultaneously store up to 116 thous. tons of grain. The terminal uses modern and efficient loading equipment and deep-water berths. The terminal construction was completed in Q2 2013, with over 1 mln. tons of export grain cargoes already loaded in the new harvest season from 1st July to 12 December 2013. «We welcome our strategic partnership with Cargill, - says Mr. Timofey Telyatnik, President of DELO-GROUP. Introduction of a strategic partner in an asset which we built greenfield, is a logic conclusion of the investment stage of the terminal at this moment. We completed a thorough technical and legal due diligence and received a quality and monetary appraisal of our investments. Partnership with Cargill will allow KSK to implement best global corporate governance practices. KSK has always been positioned as an independent terminal and it remains available for business with all potential clients. We value this status and as a majority shareholder we will ensure high quality service for all existing and future clients of the terminal. New strategic investor will only reinforce the KSK presence in the market» - he added. Morgan Stanley acted as financial advisor and Herbert Smith Freehills acted as legal advisor to DeloPorts .
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11.12.2013

KSK refinanced its debt obligations

DeloPorts LIMITED announces that OJSC «Kombinat «Stroykomplekt» (KSK) raised a $51.9 mln loan from VTB. The proceeds will be used to repay loans previously provided by Sberbank for the construction of the terminal.


«We completed the investment stage of KSK development, - says Mr. Timofey Telyatnik, President of DELO-GROUP. Pre-payment of investment loans validates all our project assumptions and demonstrates high credit quality of Delo group of companies. We are pleased to launch our cooperation with VTB and highlight their flexibility». «The terminal has become fully operational and is generating stable cashflows, - added Mr. Andrey Bubnov, CFO of DELO-GROUP. Refinancing allowed to align key terms and conditions of the borrowings with the new profile of the terminal. As such, KSK share pledge was released and covenants were significantly improved. We appreciate the support that Sberbank has been providing throughout the construction stage and look forward to executing new projects in the future».
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10.10.2013

DELOPORTS operating results, 9 months 2013

In the 9 months of 2013 DeloPorts terminals handled 3.589 million tons of cargo, generally in-line with the same period of 2012.



Port segment (thous. tons)Total, 9M13Total, 9M129M13/9129M13/9M12,%
Containers1 852.4
1 620.7
231.7
14%
Grain640.0816.2
(176.2)(22%)
General cargo220.6
208.312.36%
Autocars (Ro-Ro)629.2912.3(283.1)(31%)
Liquid cargo18.20.018.2100%
Oil products228.142.7185.4434%
Total, DeloPorts terminals turnover3 589
3 600
(12)0%
Containers (thous. TEUs)209.6160.1
49.5
31%
Autocars (Ro-Ro) (thous. units)27.034.6(7.7)(22%)
Bunkering oil sales (thous. tons)83.564.119.330%

Due to the capacity increase of NUTEP, in the 9 months of 2013 DeloPorts container turnover growth rate reached 31% in TEUs (14% in tons), substantially outpacing Russian overall container turnover growth rates and the Southern Basin.

DeloPorts used the decline of Russian grain exports in the 2012-2013 season to complete expansion of KSK (grain terminal) throughput capacity to 3.5 million tons per year. The terminal was inaccessible for grain handling from 15th of March to 31st of May, 2013, as a result of the conveyor belt disassembly, its installation and arrangements for rail cargo reception. The works were successfully completed; the terminal is currently fully operational. In the current grain season which commenced on 1st of July, 2013, KSK handled 524.8 thous. tons, a 35% increase compared to the 3rd quarter of 2012.

The decline in Ro-Ro trucks handling occurred as a result of a general decrease of cargoes headed for Sochi, as the end of preparations for the Olympic Games is approaching. However, the declining volumes of trucks were partially offset by the launch of Ro-Ro handling by KSK in September, 2013.

A substantial increase in oil products handling was reached as NNK (oil products terminal) reached its project capacity – the terminal was launched in May, 2012.

The Company also increased bunkering throughput volumes as a result of Novorossiysk total bunkering volumes increase and DeloPorts technical facilities expansion on the market. 
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09.09.2013

Ro-Ro terminal put in operation

In 2013 DeloPorts completed expansion of the grain terminal (KSK) throughput capacity to 3.5 mln. tons per year.


In August 2013 after carrying out land restoration works, the Group put into operation an auto handling complex on vacant territory of KSK. For this purpose a special berth for Ro-Ro cargo and storage area, able to handle 1565 cars simultaneously, were constructed. A new Ro-Ro complex throughput capacity exceeds 50 thous. cars per year. In August the first ferry carrying 399 cars was handled in the test mode. In September the new Ro-Ro complex was put into operation according to project schedule. On September 9th UECC Autopremier ferry was moored at the terminal's specialized berth, the vessel left Derince port (Turkey) on September, 6th. The ferry carried 756 cars. Further deliveries will be handled on a weekly basis. “Launching the Ro-Ro terminal allows DeloPorts to gain extra profit from the territories not directly involved in the grain handling production process”, - says Timofey Telyatnik, DELO-GROUP President. “We are happy with the effective cooperation with our partners – Rolf SCS – and note fast execution of the project”.
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03.09.2013

New Chief Financial Officer at DELOPORTS

We are pleased to announce that on September 2nd, Andrei Bubnov was appointed as DELO-GROUP Chief Financial Officer.



For over eight years Mr. Bubnov worked in London and Moscow offices of American investment bank Morgan Stanley where his last position was the Head of Fixed Income Capital Markets. Later Andrei Bubnov worked as CFO at a large port holding company where he successfully accomplished placement of Ruble bond offerings and helped to develop and defend the new corporate development strategy, presented to a wide range of investors. 

DeloPorts is a dynamically developing company and we are inviting best professionals to help us achieve relevant objectives. Mr. Bubnov’s experience and qualification are beneficial to the Company for credit portfolio optimization, expansion of lending and corporate management quality improvement.
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05.07.2013

DELOPORTS operating results, 6 months 2013

In the first 6 moths 2013 DeloPorts handled 2.196 million tons of cargo, a 1% decline compared to 6 months 2012.



Port segment (thous. tons)Total, 1H13Total, 1H121H13/1H121H13/1H12,%
Containers1 314.1
1 089.2
225.0
21%
Grain*105.3420.0
(314.7)(75%)
General cargo*182.7
149.533.222%
Autocars (Ro-Ro)429.0542.1(113.2)(21%)
Liquid bulk cargo18.20.018.2100%
Oil products147.116.9130.1768%
Total, DeloPorts terminals turnover2 196
2 218
(21)(1%)
Containers (thous. TEUs)148.0111.236.9
33%
Autocars (Ro-Ro) (thous. units)15.520.7(5.1)(25%)
Bunkering oil sales (thous. tons)59.845.914.031%

* in actual throughput

Due to the completed increase of container throughput capacity increase, DeloPorts container throughput growth substantially outpaced Russian and South Basin container throughput growth rates.

The Company used the decline of Russian grain exports in the II quarter 2013 - to complete expansion of the grain terminal KSK throughput capacities to 3.5 million tons per year. The terminal was inaccessible for grain handling from 15th March 2013 to 31st May 2013 as a result of the conveyor gallery disassembly, its installation and arrangement of cargo railway reception. The works were successfully completed; the terminal is currently fully operational.

The decline in Ro-Ro cargo handling occurred because of the general freight flow decrease due to the finalization of preparations for the Sochi Olympic Games.

A substantial increase in oil products handling was reached as the oil products terminal NNK reached its project capacity – the terminal was put into operation in May 2012.

The Company also increased bunkering throughput volumes as a result of Novorossiysk total bunkering volumes increase and DeloPorts technical facilities expansion on the market.

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24.06.2013

Environmental security boost and new technological solutions

DeloPorts, as a part of technological processes optimization program at the Company’s terminals, launched a floating boom technology as a security measure for localization of emergency oil products spills.


On 19th June 2013 “Novorossiysk Petrotransshipment Complex” LLC (NNK) successfully completed a complex of upgrade measures and the new equipment was demonstrated to the supervising authorities.

The unique technology, designed with taking into account specifications of the mooring line, was implemented in the port of Novorossiysk for the first time. Due to the speed and automatization of the process, the new equipment, apart from improving the terminal’s environmental security, will substantially reduce positioning time for floating booms and increase terminal’s oil products handling capacity.

The Captain of the sea port “Novorossiysk”, Vladimir Yerygin, who participated in the tests suggested to implement this technology in other areas of the port.

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31.05.2013

Completion of the last stage of grain terminal construction

In May 2013 DeloPorts grain terminal KSK commissioned a brand new rail link which was a part of the 2nd, stage of its investment program. Construction of railroad reception increased throughput capacity by 1.5 million tones. KSK total throughput capacity currently stands at 3.5 million tons per year.


KSK currently has well-organized reception points for both automotive and rail grain deliveries and is able to simultaneously handle 1,600 tons per hour of grain delivered by rail and 500 tons per hour of automotive grain deliveries. Rail link has been constructed in 2013 and is owned by DeloPorts . The Company has dedicated usage of the rail link and is able to control its maintenance. DeloPorts has a rail link with the Novorossiysk rail station, with 5-track railway-yard. The rail link with effective length of 4,346 meters is able to handle two block trains (2х56 railcars) simultaneously. 
DeloPorts terminal is well positioned to handle growing grain exports in Russian Black Sea region has substantial capacity expansion potential.
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09.04.2013

DELOPORTS operating results,1-st quarter 2013

In the 1st quarter 2013 DeloPorts handled 1,114.6 thous. tons exceeding the last year 1Q turnover figures by 12%.



Port segment (thous. tons)Total, 1Q13Total, 1Q121Q13/1Q121Q13/1Q12,%
Containers675.6482.0193.540%
Grain*102.4254.2(151.7)(60%)
General cargo*64.042.022.052%
Autocars (Ro-Ro)202.3215.9(13.6)(6%)
Bulk cargo8.00.08.0100%
Oil products62.30.062.3100%
Total, DeloPorts terminals turnover1 14599412112%
Containers (thous. TEUs)76.950.726.252%
Autocars (Ro-Ro) (thous. units)7.48.7(1.4)(16%)
Bunkering oil sales (thous. tons)19.921.3(1.4)(6%)

* in actual throughput


Growth was registered for every cargo type except for grain and Ro-Ro cargo.

Container turnover (NUTEP terminal) reached 675.6 thous. tons or 76.9 thous. TEUs, an increase of 40% and 52% (respectively). DeloPorts container turnover growth rate substantially exceeds the overall of Novorossiysk transport hub. Thus NUTEP maintains its leading position on the Russian South stevedore market.

A decrease of grain cargo turnover in 1st quarter 2013 year on year occurred due to the general decline in gain exports, caused by poor grain harvest. In given conditions our grain terminal (“Kombinat Stroykomplekt”, KSK) demonstrated “stress resistance”: the terminal handled 102.4 thous. tons of grain cargo. According to Company’s data such performance allows KSK to establish its leading positions among Russian sea port grain terminals. Under conditions of substantial grain exports decrease the company’s management opportunely attracted additional general and liquid bulk cargo volumes. Thus KSK general cargo turnover was 35.2 thous. tons (fourfold increase) and DeloPorts total general corgo turnover reached 64 thous. tons (52% increase). In the 1st quarter 2013 KSK terminal handled 8 thous. tons of bulk cargo, surpassing 4th quarter 2012 (the start of bulk cargo handling) figures by 60%.

The Group bunkering fuel sales were sustained at a stable rate.
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24.01.2013

New STS crane at NUTEP

A new berthing container loader ship-to-shore crane has been put into operation. It is the second high-tech Postpanamaks type crane by Liebherr that will serve container ships at NUTEP berths. New crane, due to its high efficiency, will considerably reduce the time necessary to handle vessels and will allow to increase speed and quality of client services at the container terminal.



Technical specifications:

  • Lifting capacity under spreader – 50 tons.
  • Spreader height from the top of the rail – 34 m.
  • Spreader outreach from the top of the rail – 46 m (16 rows).
A new berthing container loader ship-to-shore crane has been put into operation. It is the second high-tech Postpanamaks type crane by Liebherr that will serve container ships at NUTEP berths. New crane, due to its high efficiency, will considerably reduce the time necessary to handle vessels and will allow to increase speed and quality of client services at the container terminal.
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11.01.2013

TOS fleet expansion by a new bunkering tanker

3 December 2012 NUTEP hosted a reception dedicated to a new bunkering tanker coming onstream.




“Trans Oil Service” LLC. (TOS) has expanded the Company’s fleet, it acquired a new modern bunkering tanker “Tsemes” (year of construction – 2012) for providing bunkering services in Azov-Black seas basin of Russia.

According to Oleg Nechaev, TOS CEO, acquision of the new tanker will increase oil products transshipment: “We consistently pursued this goal. We hope that it will help us to provide services not only in Novorossiysk sea port but also in other ports of Azov-Black sea basin of Russia”.

“Tsemes” is a modern, manoeuvrable, technically equipped tanker that meets requirements of all international marine conventions. It was constructed in the beginning of 2012, has double hull, unlimited navigation region and can provide simultaneous bunkering fuel handling (up to 3 000 tons) and diesel fuel (300 tons).

Technical specifications (“Tsemes”):

  • Tanker deadweight – 3797 tons
  • Gross registered tonnage (GTR) – 2143.
  • Bulk oil space capacity – 3567.78 m3
  • Maximum length – 83.40 m
  • Registered length – 79.50 m
  • Width – 12.90 m
  • Hull height – 7.45 m
  • Draught – 5.65 m
  • Construction location – China, Zhejiang
  • Constuction date – 03.08.2012
  • Producer – «Hangzhou Dongfeng Shipbuilding Co.,Ltd.»
  • Registration port – Novorossiysk
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DeloPorts Limited transferred all interests in its subsidiaries into the capital of OOO DeloPorts (Russia) in July 2015