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Hitt og þetta 25. apríl 2006

Finnlines Plc reports 3-month operating profit of EUR9.5m

Nordic Business Report-April 25, 2006-Finnlines Plc reports 3-month operating profit of EUR9.5m
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The Finnish shipping company Finnlines Plc reported on Tuesday (25 April) an operating profit of EUR9.5m on revenue of EUR200.5m for the financial quarter January-March 2006.

Operating profit for the three-month period decreased from EUR10.6m while revenue increased from EUR173.8m, as compared to the corresponding period in 2005.

The company said that it did not expect the full-year operating profit for 2006 to exceed the 2005 operating profit.

One euro (EUR) is worth approximately 0.69 British pounds (GBP).

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