Interim report January - September 2009

  • Net revenues for the period from January to September amounted to SEK 1,725 M (1,905).
  • For the period from January to September, a loss of SEK 105 M (profit: 203) was reported after tax.
  • Net revenues for the third quarter amounted to SEK 549 M (735).
  • The loss after tax for the third quarter amounted to SEK 38 M (profit: 83).
  • Earnings per share after tax for the third quarter amounted to a loss of SEK 1.40 (profit: 3.00).
  • The market weakened during the third quarter with lower earnings in the Offshore/Icebreaking business area, which had a negative impact on profitability.
  • Earnings in Industrial Shipping were negatively affected by lower volumes and uneven load availability.
  • Results for January - September  2009:

Net revenues SEK M
 1,725 (1,905)
Operating loss before tax, SEK M
132 (profit: 215)*
Loss before tax, SEK M
135 (profit: 220)
Loss after current tax, SEK M
135 (profit: 220)
Loss after full tax, SEK M
105 (profit: 203)
Return on shareholders' equity
-10 % (+21 %)
Return on capital employed
-5% (+14 %)
Equity/assets ratio on the closing date
41% (42% at Dec. 31, 2008)
Shareholders' equity at September 30, 2009 was
SEK 45.40/share
(SEK 50.90/share at December 31, 2008)

* Operating loss: Earnings before tax and restructuring costs
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Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) is a Swedish company with headquarter in Gothenburg, Sweden. Viking Supply Ships A/S is a subsidiary of Viking Supply Ships AB (publ). In addition Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) has the subsidiary TransAtlantic AB. The operations are focused on offshore and icebreaking primarily in Arctic and subarctic areas as well as on RoRo and container feeder services mainly between the Baltic Sea and the Continent. The company has in total about 800 employees and the turnover in 2014 was MSEK 3,190. The company’s B-shares are listed on the NASDAQ Stockholm, Small Cap segment. For further information, please visit:


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