- +1.8% passengers (3,850,623)
- -3.0% freight (177,085)
- +3.5% operating revenue (NOK 5,320 million)
- +7.4% operating expenses (NOK -4,215 million)
The difference primarily represents increased bunker costs due to higher oil prices and weaker Norwegian currency than last year, increased operating costs as a result of the start-up of the ro-ro ship COLOR CARRIER, as well as one-off costs related to the start-up of COLOR HYBRID.