1.1 General information
Pacific Basin Shipping Limited (the “Company”) and its subsidiaries (together the “Group”) are principally engaged in the provision of dry bulk shipping services internationally.
The Company was incorporated in Bermuda on 10 March 2004 as an exempted company with limited liability under the Companies Act 1981 of Bermuda.
The Company is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”).
These financial statements have been approved for issue by the Board of Directors on 28 February 2019.
1.2 Presentation of the notes to the financial statements
The notes to the financial statements in this report are placed in order of significance to aid an understanding of the key drivers of the financial position of the Group, whilst maintaining the grouping of notes between income statement and balance sheet where appropriate.
Information relating to a specific financial statement line item has been brought together in one note. Hence:
Principal Accounting Policies
are not shown separately but are included in the note or sections of this Annual Report for that item. They have been highlighted with this grey background. A navigation table is presented in Note 2.3.
Critical Accounting Estimates and Judgements
are not shown separately but are included in the note or sections of this Annual Report for that item. They have been highlighted with this white background with frame. A navigation table is presented in Note 3.
Disclosure of the following items has been integrated into other sections of the Annual Report. The audited parts have been clearly marked and are listed below: