Slow start for marine support stalls James Fisher

Slow start for marine support stalls James Fisher

James Fisher and Sons (FSJ) may have seen its sales increase by 4 per cent in the six months to 30 June (stripping out currency movements and the impact of acquisitions), but its underlying operating profit remained flat at £24.5m. This came as earnings growth in the higher-margin offshore oil and tankships segments was offset by a slow start in the group’s largest division, marine support.

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