In H1 2008 the company posted a profit of 8.25 million lei (2.2 million euro), down 60% versus 20.66 million lei (5.7 million euro) in H1 2007, due to the increase in expenditures and reduction in revenues.
Romportment Galati deals with port services: merchandise loading, unloading and storage, the Bursa daily writes on September 19.
The firm was set up in March 1991, following the reorganization of Navrom Galati. Mittal Steel bought the majority stake in the firm in September 2005 from the investment fund Broadhrust for 47 million dollars (34,5 million euro).
Mittal Steel also holds in Romania the steel-making plants Mittal Steel Roman (north-east), Mittal Steel Galati, Mittal Steel Iasi (north-east) and Mittal Steel Hunedoara (centre).