duisport Group with Peak Values in Sales, Earnings, and Investments
Total performance increases to Euro 126 million / Unbroken settlement dynamics in the logport
Duisburg, (PresseBox) - With consolidated sales, including also sales by strategic participations totaling Euro 126.5 million, the duisport Group was almost able to double the prior year record results (Euro 64.1 million, plus 97 percent). In the traditional segments Infrastructure and Suprastructure as well as Transshipment and Logistics Services, the group of companies recorded sales of Euro 65.2 million, which again was a two-digit growth (2006: Euro 58.9 million plus 11 percent). A major share in the doubling of the business volume was formed by the acquisition of the VTS Group, the new segment of Packaging Logistics with Euro 54.9 million sales. "By taking over the VTS Group, which specializes in the packaging of investment goods, we are able to cover services that previously were largely reserved for seaports and thus are able to obtain new cargo flows to the Port of Duisburg. Irrespective of these performances, we also experienced a two-digit growth in the traditional segments," said Erich Staake, Duisburger Hafen AG s Chief Executive Officer at the Balance Sheet Press Conference in Duisburg...