Globus Maritime Limited Reports Financial Results for the Quarter and Nine-Month Period Ended September 30, 2019

Monday, 09. December 2019 22:05

GLYFADA, Greece, Dec. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus,” the “Company,” “we,” or “our”) (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, today reported its unaudited consolidated operating and financial results for the quarter and nine-month period ended September 30, 2019.


Financial Highlights
    
 Three months endedNine months ended
 
  September 30,September 30,
 
(Expressed in thousands of U.S dollars except for daily rates and per share data)201920182019 2018 
Total revenues4,9474,86111,888 12,993 
Adjusted EBITDA (1)1,6392,2542,124 3,534 
Total comprehensive income/(loss)280254(3,193)(2,219)
Basic earnings/(loss) per share (2)0.060.08(0.82)(0.69)
Daily Time charter equivalent rate (TCE) (3)9,86310,3177,539 9,254 
Average operating expenses per vessel per day5,2884,4534,943 5,370 
Average number of vessels5.05.05.0 5.0 

(1) Adjusted EBITDA is a measure not in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”). See a later section of this press release for a reconciliation of EBITDA to total comprehensive loss and net cash (used in)/ generated from operating activities, which are the most directly comparable financial measures calculated and presented in accordance with the GAAP measures.
(2) The weighted average number of shares for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 was 3,905,305 compared to 3,198,894 shares for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2018. The weighted average number of shares for the three-month period ended September 30, 2019 was 4,422,825 compared to 3,204,271 shares for the three-month period ended September 30, 2018.
(3) Daily Time charter equivalent rate (TCE) is a measure not in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”). See a later section of this press release for a reconciliation of Daily TCE to Voyage revenues.

Current Fleet Profile
As of the date of this press release, Globus’ subsidiaries own and operate five dry bulk carriers, consisting of four Supramax and one Panamax.

VesselYear
Built
YardTypeMonth/Year
Delivered
DWTFlag
Moon Globe2005Hudong-ZhonghuaPanamaxJune 201174,432 Marshall Is.
Sun Globe2007Tsuneishi CebuSupramaxSept 201158,790 Malta
River Globe2007Yangzhou DayangSupramaxDec 200753,627 Marshall Is.
Sky Globe2009Taizhou KouanSupramaxMay 201056,855 Marshall Is.
Star Globe2010Taizhou KouanSupramaxMay 201056,867 Marshall Is.
Weighted  Average Age: 11.6 Years as of September 30, 2019 300,571  

Current Fleet Deployment

All our vessels are currently operating on short-term time charters (“on spot”). 

Management Commentary

“During the third quarter we experienced a short-term spike in the spot market that allowed us to enjoy higher than normal rates. However, the spike was short-lived and fluctuation returned full-speed, spilling over into the fourth quarter.  This was mainly due to the an increase in vessel supply returning online from dry docks and was further deteriorated by some demand-driven pressure which put a weight on rates. By the end of the quarter and the beginning of the fourth quarter there was a strong downward pressure which thankfully started to reverse later on.

“The doubling and tripling of day rates showed us however, that there is steam in the market, and these upward swings can be expected. Of course we are still being affected by the negative sentiment created by the trade war, as well as the ore export bans in Indonesia and the coal import quotas in China.

“Coming up into the fourth quarter we have scheduled maintenance repairs for two of our vessels. We do not expect any extraordinary items during the repairs, normal maintenance of hull, cargo holds and machineries will take place. We expect the repairs to last for about 40 days.  Notwithstanding our constant vigilance on cost our first priority is to keep our vessels safe.

“The market is expected to be volatile, but we do expect an upward trend. The huge industry adjustment to IMO 2020 regulation is just around the corner, and we will see the full effect of this event during the first half of the year. We believe it will be a net positive for the industry. The margin at the moment of the low sulfur fuel oils and high sulfur fuel oils is at about $250. Our company will be using the low sulfur fuel oil option in order to comply with the new regulations. We believe that this is a better-suited approach for the type and size of our vessels than using exhaust gas scrubbers that are expensive to install and operate.”

Management Discussion and Analysis of the Results of Operations

Recent Developments

New Convertible Note

On March 13, 2019, the Company signed a securities purchase agreement with a private investor and on March 13, 2019 issued,  for gross proceeds of $5 million, a senior convertible note (the “Convertible Note”) that is convertible into shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.004 per share. If not converted or redeemed beforehand pursuant to the terms of the Convertible Note, the Convertible Note matures upon the anniversary of its issue. We have used part of the proceeds from the Convertible Note for general corporate purposes and working capital including repayment of debt. The Convertible Note was issued in a transaction exempt from registration under the Securities Act.

Further to the conversion clause included into the Convertible Note, during the third quarter of 2019, a total amount of approximately $488 thousand, principal and accrued interest, was converted to share capital with the conversion price of $2.25 per share and a total number of 216,863 new shares issued in the name of the holder of the Convertible Note. Furthermore, during October and November 2019, an additional total amount of approximately $1,170 thousand, principal and accrued interest, was converted to share capital with the conversion price of $2.25 per share and a total number of 519,874 new shares issued in the name of the holder of the Convertible Note. The Convertible Note provides that the “Floor Price” (as defined in the Note), which is currently $2.25, may be reduced to not less than $1.00 by mutual agreement of the Company and the holder of the Note.

The Convertible Note provides for interest to accrue at 10% annually, which interest shall be paid on the first anniversary of the Convertible Note’s issuance unless the Convertible Note is converted or redeemed pursuant to its terms beforehand. The interest may be paid in common shares of the Company, if certain conditions described within the Convertible Note are met.

As per the conversion clause included in the Note, the Company has recognized it as a hybrid agreement which includes an embedded derivative. This embedded derivative was separated to the derivative component and the non-derivative host. The derivative component is shown separately from the non-derivative host at fair value. The changes in the fair value of the derivative financial instrument are recognized in the consolidated statement of comprehensive loss. For the period ended September 30, 2019, the Company recognized a gain on this derivative financial instrument amounting to $2.7 million, which was classified under “Gain on derivative financial instruments” in the consolidated statement of comprehensive income/(loss).

Upon any future stock dividend, stock split, reverse stock split or similar transaction, the Floor Price will not be adjusted, and the Floor Price following such transaction will be equal to the Floor Price immediately prior to such transaction.

The terms of the Note provide that the Note may be required at the option of the holder to be redeemed by the Company in cash, in whole or in part, at any time following any consecutive period of ten trading days during each of which the volume-weighted average price of the Company's common shares is less than the Floor Price.

Conversion of Debt and Issuance of Shares

On May 2, 2019, Globus announced that, in accordance with the terms and provisions of the revolving credit facility, dated November 21, 2018, between the Company and Firment Shipping Inc., an entity deemed as an affiliated party through common control, the Company has elected to convert the aggregate outstanding principal balance and accrued interest of $3,170,136 into 1,132,191 shares of common stock of the Company.

Loan Refinancing

In June 2019, Globus through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Devocean Maritime Ltd., Domina Maritime Ltd., Dulac Maritime S.A., Artful Shipholding S.A. and Longevity Maritime Limited, vessel-owning companies of m/v River Globe, m/v Sky Globe, m/v Star Globe, m/v Moon Globe and m/v Sun Globe, respectively, entered a new-term loan facility for up to $37 million with EnTrust Global’s Blue Ocean Fund (“Entrust loan facility”) for the purpose of refinancing the existing indebtedness secured on the ships and for general corporate purposes. Globus subsidiaries, namely Devocean Maritime Ltd., Domina Maritime Ltd., Dulac Maritime S.A., Artful Shipholding S.A. and Longevity Maritime Limited, are identified as the borrowers under the loan facility which is guaranteed by Globus, and which contains a standard security package including mortgages on all of our ships, pledges of bank accounts, charter assignments, shares pledges respecting each borrower, and a general assignment over each ship’s earnings, insurances and any requisition compensation in relation to that ship. This loan facility will be referred to as EnTrust loan facility. On June 24, 2019, the Company drew down $37 million and fully prepaid the existing loan facilities with Hamburg Commercial Bank AG (formerly known as HSH Nordbank AG) and Macquarie Bank International Limited.

The EnTrust loan facility bears interest at LIBOR plus a margin of 8.5% (or 10.5% default interest), and is repayable by five consecutive quarterly installments commencing on December 31, 2019 each in the amount of the earnings of the ships after deducing interest on the EnTrust loan facility, operating expenses and reserves for dry-docking, then by six consecutive quarterly installments commencing on March 31, 2021 each in the amount of $1,492,622, and by a final installment on June 30, 2022 in the amount of $1,492,622 together with the remaining principal amount as a balloon payment.  

The Company must maintain a credit balance of not less than $250,000 for each mortgaged ship. Globus must maintain, on a consolidated basis, at the end of each calendar quarter, liquid funds in an amount, in aggregate, of not less than 5% of the consolidated financial indebtedness of the group. Each borrower must maintain in its earnings account during the cash sweep period an amount equal to the product of (a) the lower of: (i) $1,000; and (ii) the difference between the daily time charter equivalent rate of the ship owned by that borrower, and the break-even expenses of that ship for that cash sweep period; and (b) the actual number of days lapsed during that cash sweep period for that borrower. Each borrower is prohibited from declaring or paying dividends, or from repaying the EnTrust loan facility, until December 25, 2020. The EnTrust loan facility contains standard loan covenants, including loan to value covenants.

Results of Operations

Third quarter of the year 2019 compared to the third quarter of the year 2018

Total comprehensive income for the third quarter of the year 2019 amounted to $280 thousand or $0.06 basic and diluted earnings per share based on 4,422,825 weighted average number of shares, compared to total comprehensive income of $254 thousand for the same period last year or $0.08 basic and diluted earnings per share based on 3,204,271 weighted average number of shares.    

The following table corresponds to the breakdown of the factors that led to the increase in total comprehensive income during the third quarter of 2019 compared to the third quarter of 2018 (expressed in $000’s):  


3rd Quarter of 2019 vs 3rd Quarter of 2018
 Net income for the 3rd quarter of 2018254  
 Increase in voyage revenues86  
 Increase in Voyage expenses(294) 
 Increase in Vessels operating expenses(384) 
 Increase in Depreciation(63) 
 Increase in Depreciation of dry docking costs(133) 
 Decrease in Total administrative expenses3  
 Decrease in Other income, net(28) 
 Increase in Interest income21  
 Increase in Interest expense and finance costs(696) 
 Increase in Gain on derivative financial instruments1,437  
 Decrease in Foreign exchange losses77  
 Net income for the 3rd quarter of 2019280  
     

Voyage expenses
Voyage expenses reached $0.4 million during the third quarter of 2019 compared to $0.1 during the same period in 2018. Voyage expenses include commissions on revenues, port and other voyage expenses and bunker expenses. Bunker expenses mainly refer to the cost of bunkers consumed during periods that our vessels are travelling seeking employment. Voyage expenses for the third quarter of 2019 and 2018 are analyzed as follows:  

 In $000’s 2019 2018  
 Commissions7779  
 Bunkers expenses28346  
 Other voyage expenses50(9) 
 Total410116  
      

The increased time travelling seeking employment for our vessels during the third quarter of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018 had a result in increased bunker expenses. Therefore, the Daily Time Charter Equivalent rate (TCE) for the third quarter of 2019 decreased to $9,863 per vessel per day against $10,317 per vessel per day during the same period in 2018 corresponding to a decrease of 4%.

Vessel operating expenses
Vessel operating expenses, which include crew costs, provisions, deck and engine stores, lubricating oils, insurance, maintenance, and repairs, increased by $0.4 million or 20% to $2.4 million during the three-month period ended September 30, 2019 compared to $2 million during the same period in 2018. The breakdown of our operating expenses for the quarters ended September 30, 2019 and 2018 was as follows:

   2019  2018  
 Crew expenses48%56% 
 Repairs and spares27%19% 
 Insurance6%9% 
 Stores9%8% 
 Lubricants6%4% 
 Other4%4% 
       

Average daily operating expenses during the three-month periods ended September 30, 2019 and 2018 were $5,288 per vessel per day and $4,453 per vessel per day respectively, corresponding to an increase of 19%,

Depreciation of dry-docking costs
Depreciation charge of dry-docking costs during the third quarter of 2019 reached $412 thousand compared to $279 thousand during the same period in 2018. This is due to the increased cost of dry-dockings that 3 of our vessels underwent during 2018 and subsequently resulted to a higher depreciation charge in the third quarter of 2019.

Interest expense and finance costs
Interest expense and finance costs reached $1.2 million for the third quarter of 2019 compared to $0.5 million for the same period of 2018. Interest expense and finance costs for the third quarter of 2019 and 2018 are analyzed as follows:

 In $000’s 2019 2018 
 Interest payable on long-term borrowings1,149512 
 Bank charges77 
 Operating lease liability interest13- 
 Amortization of debt discount6519 
 Other finance expenses152 
 Total1,249540 
     

This increase is mainly due to the refinance of the outstanding debt which is discussed further in a previous section of this Press Release.

Gain on derivative financial instruments
The gain on the derivative financial instruments is mainly attributed to the valuation of the “Convertible Note”, which is discussed further in a previous section of this Press Release. As per the conversion clause included in this agreement, the Company has recognized it as a hybrid instrument which includes an embedded derivative. This embedded derivative was separated to the derivative component and the non-derivative host. The derivative component is shown separately from the non-derivative host at fair value. The changes in the fair value of the derivative financial instrument are recognized in the consolidated statement of comprehensive loss. For the three-month period ended September 30, 2019 the Company recognized a gain on this derivative financial instrument amounting to $1.5 million.

Nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 compared to the nine-month period ended September 30, 2018

Total comprehensive loss for the nine-month period ended September 2019 amounted to $3.2 million or $0.82 basic and diluted loss per share based on 3,905,305 weighted average number of shares, compared to total comprehensive loss of $2.2 million for the same period last year or $0.69 basic and diluted loss per share based on 3,198,894 weighted average number of shares.   

The following table corresponds to the breakdown of the factors that led to the increase in total comprehensive loss for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 compared to the total comprehensive loss ended September 30, 2018 (expressed in $000’s):  


9 month period of 2019 vs 9 month period of 2018
     
 Net loss for the 9 month period of 2018(2,473) 
 Decrease in voyage revenues(1,105) 
 Increase in Voyage expenses(872) 
 Decrease in Vessels operating expenses584  
 Increase in Depreciation(130) 
 Increase in Depreciation of dry-docking costs(551) 
 Increase in Total administrative expenses(63) 
 Increase in Other income, net46  
 Increase in Interest income30  
 Increase in Interest expense and finance costs(1,948) 
 Increase in Gain on derivative financial instruments3,009  
 Increase in Foreign exchange gains26  
 Net loss for the 9 month period of 2019(3,193) 
     

Voyage revenues
During the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 and 2018, our Voyage revenues reached $11.9 million and $13 million respectively. The 8% decrease in Voyage revenues was mainly attributed to the decrease in the average time charter rates achieved by our vessels during the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 compared to the same period in 2018. Daily Time Charter Equivalent rate (TCE) for the nine-month period in 2019 was $7,539 per vessel per day against $9,254 per vessel per day during the same period in 2018 corresponding to a decrease of 19%.

Voyage expenses
Voyage expenses reached $1.6 million during the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 compared to $0.7 million during the same period last year. Voyage expenses include commissions on revenues, port and other voyage expenses and bunker expenses. Bunker expenses mainly refer to the cost of bunkers consumed during periods that our vessels are travelling seeking employment. Voyage expenses for the first nine months of 2019 and 2018 are analyzed as follows: 

 In $000’s 2019 2018 
 Commissions170209 
 Bunkers expenses1,247368 
 Other voyage expenses180148 
 Total1,597725 
     

Vessel operating expenses
Vessel operating expenses, which include crew costs, provisions, deck and engine stores, lubricating oils, insurance, maintenance, and repairs, reached $6.7 million during the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 compared to $7.3 million during same period in 2018. The breakdown of our operating expenses for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 and 2018 was as follows:

   2019  2018  
 Crew expenses48%48% 
 Repairs and spares27%27% 
 Insurance6%6% 
 Stores9%10% 
 Lubricants6%5% 
 Other4%4% 
       

Average daily operating expenses during the nine-month periods ended September 30, 2019 and 2018 were $4,943 per vessel per day and $5,370 per vessel per day respectively, corresponding to a decrease of 8%.

Depreciation of dry-docking costs
Depreciation charge of dry-docking costs during the nine-month periods ended September 30, 2019 reached $1.3 million compared to $0.8 million during the same period in 2018. This is due to the increased cost of dry-dockings that 3 of our vessels underwent during 2018 and subsequently resulted to a higher depreciation charge in 2019.

Interest expense and finance costs
Interest expense and finance costs reached $3.5 million during the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 compared to $1.6 million in 2018. Interest expense and finance costs for the first nine months of 2019 and 2018 are analyzed as follows:

 In $000’s 2019 2018 
 Interest payable on long-term borrowings2,4921,483 
 Bank charges2122 
 Operating lease liability interest39- 
 Amortization of debt discount31456 
 Other finance expenses6485 
 Total3,5141,566 
     

This increase is mainly due to the refinance of the outstanding debt which is discussed further in a previous section of this Press Release. Other finance expenses for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 include approximately $0.6 million that was the loan prepayment fee and expenses related to the prepayment of Macquarie Loan Agreement.

Gain on derivative financial instruments
The gain on the derivative financial instruments is mainly attributed to the valuation of the “Convertible Note”. As per the conversion clause included in this agreement, the Company has recognized it as a hybrid instrument which includes an embedded derivative. This embedded derivative was separated to the derivative component and the non-derivative host. The derivative component is shown separately from the non-derivative host at fair value. The changes in the fair value of the derivative financial instrument are recognized in the consolidated statement of comprehensive loss. As of September 30, 2019 the Company recognized a gain on this derivative financial instrument amounting to $2.7 million.

Liquidity and capital resources
As of September 30, 2019 and 2018, our cash and bank balances and bank deposits (including restricted cash) were $4.7 and $0.8 million respectively.

Net cash generated from operating activities for the three month period ended September 30, 2019 and 2018 was $0.9 and $1.3 million, respectively. The decrease in our cash from operations was mainly attributed to the decrease in our adjusted EBITDA from $2.3 million during the third quarter of 2018 to approximately $1.6 million during the three-month period under consideration.

Net cash used in operating activities for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 was $0.9 million compared to net cash generated from operating activities of $2.5 million during the respective period in 2018. The decrease in our cash from operations was mainly attributed to the decrease in our adjusted EBITDA from $3.5 million during the nine-month period ended September 30, 2018 to $2.1 million during the nine-month period under consideration.

Net cash (used in)/generated from financing activities during the three-month and nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 and 2018 were as follows:

 Three months ended
September 30,

   Nine months ended
September 30,

 
In $000’s2019 2018 2019 2018 
Proceeds from loans- - 43,700 - 
Proceeds from issuance of share capital- - - 600 
Prepayment of long term debt- - (33,833)- 
Repayment of long term debt- (1,549)(1,830)(3,793)
(Increase)/decrease in restricted cash(138)- (947)210 
Payment of financing costs- - (880)- 
Repayment of lease liability(40)- (70)- 
Interest paid(1,026)(542)(2,859)(1,462)
Net cash (used in)/generated from financing activities(1,204)(2,091)3,281 (4,445)
         

As of September 30, 2019 and 2018 we and our vessel-owning subsidiaries had outstanding borrowings under our Loan agreements of an aggregate of $37.4 million and of $37.8 million, respectively, net of unamortized debt discount.

SELECTED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL & OPERATING DATA

 Three months ended
 Nine months ended
 
 September 30,
   September 30, 
 2019 2018 2019 2018 
(in thousands of U.S. dollars, except per share data)   (unaudited)    (unaudited) 
Consolidated statement of comprehensive loss data:        
Voyage revenues4,946 4,861 11,888 12,993 
Total Revenues4,946 4,861 11,888 12,993 
         
Voyage expenses(410)(116)(1,597)(725)
Vessel operating expenses(2,433)(2,048)(6,747)(7,331)
Depreciation (1,222)(1,159)(3,570)(3,440)
Depreciation of dry-docking costs(413)(279)(1,323)(772)
Administrative expenses(359)(323)(1,186)(1,002)
Administrative expenses payable to related parties(89)(131)(277)(398)
Share-based payments(10)(10)(30)(30)
Other (expenses)/income, net(6)21 73 27 
Operating profit/(loss) before financing activities4 817 (2,769)(678)
Interest income21 - 30 - 
Interest expense and finance costs(1,236)(540)(3,514)(1,566)
Gain on derivative financial instruments1,437 - 3,009 - 
Foreign exchange gains/(losses), net54 (23)51 25 
Total finance costs, net276 (563)(424)(1,541)
Total comprehensive income/(loss) for the period280 254 (3,193)(2,219)
     
Basic & diluted (loss)/earnings per share for the period (1)0.06 0.08 (0.82)(0.69)
Adjusted EBITDA (2)1,639 2,254 2,124 3,534 
         

(1) The weighted average number of shares for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 was 3,905,305 compared to 3,198,894 shares for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2018. The weighted average number of shares for the three-month period ended September 30, 2019 was 4,422,825 compared to 3,204,271 shares for the three-month period ended September 30, 2018.

(2) Adjusted EBITDA represents net earnings before interest and finance costs net, gains or losses from the change in fair value of derivative financial instruments, foreign exchange gains or losses, income taxes, depreciation, depreciation of dry-docking costs, amortization of fair value of time charter acquired, impairment and gains or losses on sale of vessels. Adjusted EBITDA does not represent and should not be considered as an alternative to total comprehensive income/(loss) or cash generated from operations, as determined by IFRS, and our calculation of Adjusted EBITDA may not be comparable to that reported by other companies. Adjusted EBITDA is not a recognized measurement under IFRS.

Adjusted EBITDA is included herein because it is a basis upon which we assess our financial performance and because we believe that it presents useful information to investors regarding a company’s ability to service and/or incur indebtedness, and it is frequently used by securities analysts, investors and other interested parties in the evaluation of companies in our industry.

Adjusted EBITDA has limitations as an analytical tool, and you should not consider it in isolation, or as a substitute for analysis of our results as reported under IFRS. Some of these limitations are:

  • Adjusted EBITDA does not reflect our cash expenditures or future requirements for capital expenditures or contractual commitments;
  • Adjusted EBITDA does not reflect the interest expense or the cash requirements necessary to service interest or principal payments on our debt;
  • Adjusted EBITDA does not reflect changes in or cash requirements for our working capital needs; and
  • Other companies in our industry may calculate Adjusted EBITDA differently than we do, limiting its usefulness as a comparative measure.

Because of these limitations, Adjusted EBITDA should not be considered a measure of discretionary cash available to us to invest in the growth of our business.

The following table sets forth a reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to total comprehensive income/(loss) and net cash generated from/(used in) operating activities for the periods presented:

 Three months ended
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 Nine months ended
September 30,
 
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars)2019 2018 2019 2018 
   (Unaudited)   (Unaudited) 
         
Total comprehensive income/(loss) for the period280 254 (3,193)(2,219)
Interest and finance costs, net1,236 540 3,514 1,566 
Interest income(21)- (30)- 
Gain on derivative financial instruments(1,437)- (3,009)- 
Foreign exchange (gains)/losses net,(54)23 (51)(25)
Depreciation1,222 1,159 3,570 3,440 
Depreciation of dry-docking costs413 278 1,323 772 
Adjusted EBITDA1,639 2,254 2,124 3,534 
Share-based payments10 10 30 40 
Payment of deferred dry-docking costs(369)(227)(850)(517)
Net decrease/(increase) in operating assets186 (64)(715)(676)
Net (decrease)/increase in operating liabilities(603)(684)(1,476)147 
Provision for staff retirement indemnities1 2 (62)4 
Foreign exchange gains/(losses) net, not attributed to cash & cash equivalents6 (9)1 (21)
Net cash generated from/(used in) operating activities 870 1,282 (948)2,511 
         


 Three months ended
 Nine months ended
 
 September 30,
 September 30,
 
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars)2019 2018 2019 2018 
   (Unaudited)   (Unaudited) 
Statement of cash flow data:        
Net cash generated from/(used in) operating activities870 1,282 (948)2,511 
Net cash generated from/(used in) investing activities21 (14)17 (57)
Net cash (used in)/generated from financing activities(1,204)(2,091)3,281 (4,445)
         


 As of September
30,
As of December
31,
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. Dollars)20192018
   (Unaudited) 
Consolidated condensed statement of financial position:  
Vessels, net78,99983,750
Other non-current assets1,922130
Total non-current assets80,92183,880
Cash and bank balances and bank deposits2,39646
Other current assets3,1602,748
Total current assets5,5562,794
Total assets  86,47786,674
Total equity 41,55541,050
Total debt net of unamortized debt discount37,41636,868
Other liabilities7,5068,756
Total liabilities44,92245,624
Total equity and liabilities86,47786,674
   

Consolidated statement of changes in equity:

(Expressed in thousands of U.S. Dollars)Issued shareShare(Accumulated  Total 
 CapitalPremiumDeficit) Equity 
As at December 31, 201813140,334(99,297)41,050 
Loss for the period--(3,193)(3,193)
Issuance of common stock due to conversion of loans53,663- 3,668 
Share-based payments-30- 30 
As at September 30, 201918144,027(102,490)41,555 
       


 Three months ended
September 30,

 Nine months ended
September 30,

 
 2019 2018 2019 2018 
         
Ownership days (1)460 460 1,365 1,365 
Available days (2)460 460 1,365 1,326 
Operating days (3)457 449 1,343 1,296 
Fleet utilization (4)99.3%97.7%98.4%97.8%
Average number of vessels (5)5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 
Daily time charter equivalent (TCE) rate (6)9,863 10,317 7,539 9,254 
Daily operating expenses (7)5,288 4,453 4,943 5,370 
         

Notes:

(1) Ownership days are the aggregate number of days in a period during which each vessel in our fleet has been owned by us.

(2) Available days are the number of ownership days less the aggregate number of days that our vessels are off-hire due to scheduled repairs or repairs under guarantee, vessel upgrades or special surveys.

(3) Operating days are the number of available days less the aggregate number of days that the vessels are off-hire due to any reason, including unforeseen circumstances but excluding days during which vessels are seeking employment.

(4) We calculate fleet utilization by dividing the number of operating days during a period by the number of available days during the period.

(5) Average number of vessels is measured by the sum of the number of days each vessel was part of our fleet during a relevant period divided by the number of calendar days in such period.

(6) TCE rates are our voyage revenues less net revenues from our bareboat charters less voyage expenses during a period divided by the number of our available days during the period excluding bareboat charter days, which is consistent with industry standards. TCE is a measure not in accordance with GAAP.

(7) We calculate daily vessel operating expenses by dividing vessel operating expenses by ownership days for the relevant time period excluding bareboat charter days.

Voyage Revenues to Daily Time Charter Equivalent (“TCE”) Reconciliation

 Three months ended
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Six months ended
September 30,
 2019201820192018
   (Unaudited)  (Unaudited)
     
Voyage revenues4,9474,86111,88812,993
Less: Voyage expenses4101161,597725
Net revenues 4,5374,74510,29112,268
Available days net of bareboat charter days4604601,3651,326
Daily TCE rate (1)9,86310,3177,5399,254
     

(1) Subject to rounding.

About Globus Maritime Limited
Globus is an integrated dry bulk shipping company that provides marine transportation services worldwide and presently owns, operates and manages a fleet of five dry bulk vessels that transport iron ore, coal, grain, steel products, cement, alumina and other dry bulk cargoes internationally. Globus’ subsidiaries own and operate five vessels with a total carrying capacity of 300,571 Dwt and a weighted average age of 11.6 years as of September 30, 2019.

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For further information please contact:

Globus Maritime Limited+30 210 960 8300
Athanasios Feidakis, CEOa.g.feidakis@globusmaritime.gr 
  
Capital Link – New York+1 212 661 7566
Nicolas Bornozis globus@capitallink.com 

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