LUKA KOPER, d.d., Koper
Successful Business Performance of Luka Koper for nine months of 2006
At 15th regular session of the Supervisory Board of Luka Koper on 23rd of November 2006, a public limited company, discussed company's business performance for the first nine months of 2006.
Luka Koper d.d.'s business performance from January to September 2006 was successful. The maritime throughput totalled 10.4 million tonnes, which is 5.2 percent ahead of expectations, and 9 percent up on the same period last year. As to all cargo types, the results are up on 2005 levels, and it is particularly encouraging that the volume of containers handled went up by 17 percent, whereas the volume of vehicles increased by 20 percent. Operating revenues amounting to 17.3 billion tolars are ahead of projections by 11 percent, and display a year-on increase of 15 percent. Operating profits in the amount of 3.4 billion tolars are 29 percent above projections, and 10 percent up on the same period last year. Total profit amounting to 4 billion tolars is over one percent ahead of the same period 2005.
Date: 24. 11. 2006