February 28, 2011 at 16:01 PM EST
Grupo TMM Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Financial Results
Consolidated Operating Profit up 26.0% for Full Year

MEXICO CITY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/28/11 -- Grupo TMM, S.A.B. (NYSE: TMM) (BMV: TMM A) ("TMM" or the "Company"), a Mexican intermodal transportation and logistics Company, reported today its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2010.

MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW
José F. Serrano, chairman and chief executive officer of Grupo TMM, said, "TMM's results in 2010 demonstrated continued operational efficiency and a successful business strategy. Consolidated EBITDA for the year of $89.4 million was in line with our guidance, improving 24.3 percent over 2009. Moreover, EBITDA has grown 182.0 percent over the last five years at a compounded rate of 29.6 percent.

"One of our major accomplishments in 2010 was TMM's improved debt profile, which we achieved through a debt restructuring and through the consolidation of the three tranches of our 20-year, non recourse, Mexican Trust Certificates Program into one issuance. With the additional proceeds of the new issuance, we paid certain dollar denominated debt and reduced the cash requirements to service our debt going forward. Additionally, the Program's credit rating improved to AA in the domestic scale.

"Throughout 2010, we maintained cost-efficient operations, preserving the profitability of the Company as we continue to operate in a relatively flat environment. For each quarter of 2010, TMM was free cash flow positive, closing 2010 with $19.4 million of free cash flow compared to $15.7 million of negative cash flow in 2009, an improvement of $35.1 million."

Serrano concluded, "In 2011, we will remain focused on profitable operations and appropriately deploying our capital. As part of our five-year growth strategy, we will pursue our goal to grow the Company's long-term earnings generating capacity. We believe we are well positioned to strengthen our industry-leading franchise by taking advantage of strategic opportunities to add new vessels to our fleet and increase our penetration in Mexican ports, such as the development of a container cargo terminal and a liquid terminal at the port of Tuxpan."

FOURTH-QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR 2010 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS
Compared to the same periods of last year, consolidated revenue decreased 6.7 percent in the 2010 fourth quarter and 1.0 percent in the 2010 full year. Revenue in the 2010 periods was negatively impacted by reduced revenue in the fourth quarter at product and chemical tankers in the Maritime segment, and in the fourth quarter and full year at Logistics.

Consolidated operating profit decreased 64.0 percent in the 2010 fourth quarter over the same period of last year, due mainly to a 4.8 percent profit decrease at Maritime and to increased losses at Logistics. Consolidated operating profit in the 2010 full year grew 26.0 percent compared to the 2009 full year, mainly attributable to increases at Maritime and Ports.

In the 2010 fourth quarter, consolidated EBITDA decreased 6.0 percent to $22.1 million compared to $23.5 million in the same period of last year. In the full year of 2010, EBITDA increased 24.3 percent to $89.4 million compared to $71.9 million in 2009. However, full-year 2009 consolidated EBITDA included a $4.4 million gain from the sale of two offshore vessels in the second quarter of 2009. Without this one-time gain, EBITDA increased 32.4 percent, or $21.9 million, in the 2010 full year, compared to the same period last year.

At Maritime, fourth-quarter 2010 revenue and operating profit decreased 2.5 percent and 4.8 percent, respectively, compared to the 2009 fourth quarter. Revenue reductions were mainly attributable to product tankers, impacted by two bare boat contracts which were extended at lower rates, and to chemical tankers, due to one less vessel in operation. Gross profit decreased due to lower rates at product tankers and offshore vessels in the fourth quarter of 2010.

In the full year of 2010 Maritime revenue increased 0.5 percent as a result of improved results at offshore, due to operating one new process vessel beginning in the first quarter, and at harbor tugs, due to increased ship calls at Manzanillo. In the full year of 2010, Maritime's operating profit grew 7.6 percent compared to 2009, due mainly to improved profit at product tankers, as all vessels worked with contracts, and at harbor tugs attributable to higher volumes.

In the 2010 fourth-quarter and full-year periods, Ports and Terminals' revenue increased 14.3 percent and 33.3 percent, respectively, both compared to the same periods last year. Additionally, operating profit for this division increased 6.7 percent in the 2010 fourth quarter and 177.3 percent in the 2010 full year compared to the same periods of 2009. Year over year, improved results at the Ports and Terminals division were primarily attributable to revenue and profit improvement at Acapulco as a result of higher cruise ship calls and auto handling volumes; at shipping agencies due to higher volumes, benefitted by one new cruise line route among Mexican major ports in the third quarter; and at maintenance and repair as a result of continued improvement in the revenue mix and higher container volumes, specifically at the Manzanillo depot.

Compared to the same periods of last year, Logistics revenue decreased 20.2 percent and 11.2 percent in the 2010 fourth quarter and full year, respectively. This division's revenue was impacted by $12.7 million of reduced revenue in 2010 as a result of the sale of the minority stake in the Company's automotive inbound logistics business in April, partially offset by higher revenue at warehousing and auto hauling.

DEBT
As of December 31, 2010, TMM's total net debt was $729.8 million. TMM's Trust Certificates debt was negatively impacted by $40.2 million from the appreciation of the peso versus the dollar in the 2010 full year. On February 15, 2011, the Company paid approximately $44.5 million of our Trust Certificates debt, including a capital prepayment of $8.4 million.

               Total Net Debt as of December 31, 2009 and 2010
                           Million of U.S. Dollars

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                                               As of 12/31/09 As of 12/31/10
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Mexican Trust Certificates (1)                         $679.3         $786.4
Securitization Facility                                  19.9           11.8
Other Corporate Debt                                     85.2           73.9
Total Debt (2)                                          784.4          872.1
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Cash                                                     84.2          142.3
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Total Net Debt                                         $700.2         $729.8
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(1) 20-year term and non recourse to the Company
(2) Of total debt, only $23.7 million or 2.7%, is short- term
Exchange Rate: 13.04 pesos/dollar at December 31, 2009, and 12.38 pesos/dollar at December 31, 2010

REVALUATION SURPLUS
In the fourth quarter of 2010, according to International Accounting Standards (IAS), IAS 8 and IAS 16, the Company adopted an accounting policy for the valuation of fixed assets, specifically of its land and buildings, to estimate the variation between the accounting value and the commercial value of such assets. The result was an increase in its book value and was recognized in the stockholders equity as "revaluation surplus." At December 31, 2010, the Company recorded a revaluation surplus of $40.4 million.

CONFERENCE CALL
TMM's management will host a conference call and Webcast to review financial and operational highlights on Tuesday, March 1 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time.

To participate in the conference call, please dial (800) 817-8873 (domestic) or (719) 457-2664 (international) at least five minutes prior to the start of the event. Accompanying visuals and a simultaneous Webcast of the meeting will be available at: http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=76598.

A replay of the conference call will be available through March 15 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, by dialing (888) 203-1112 or (719) 457-0820, and entering passcode 5830763. On the Internet a replay will be available for 30 days at: http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=76598.

Headquartered in Mexico City, TMM is a Mexican intermodal transportation and logistics Company. Through its branch offices and network of subsidiary companies, TMM provides a dynamic combination of ocean and land transportation services. Visit TMM's Web site at www.grupotmm.com. The site offers Spanish/English language options.

Included in this press release are certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and are based on the beliefs of the Company's management as well as on assumptions made. Actual results could differ materially from those included in such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainty. The following factors could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements: global, US and Mexican economic and social conditions; the effect of the North American Free Trade Agreement on the level of US-Mexico trade; the condition of the world shipping market; the success of the Company's investment in new businesses; risks associated with the Company's reorganization and restructuring; the ability of the Company to reduce corporate overhead costs; the ability of management to manage growth and successfully compete in new businesses; and the ability of the Company to restructure or refinance its indebtedness. These risk factors and additional information are included in the Company's reports on Form 6-K and 20-F on file with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Financial tables follow...

                      Grupo TMM, S.A.B. and subsidiaries
                                Balance Sheet*
                            - millions of dollars -

                                                   December 31,   December 31,
                                                       2010           2009

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Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents                               142.319         84.244
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Accounts receivable
    Accounts receivable - Net                            37.594         47.553
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    Other accounts receivable                            24.108         31.885
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    Prepaid expenses and others current assets           11.116          9.934
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Total current assets                                    215.137        173.616
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Property, machinery and equipment                       894.560        823.831
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Cumulative Depreciation                                (176.317)      (145.433)
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Property, machinery and equipment - Net                 718.243        678.398
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Other assets                                             45.248         53.250
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Deferred taxes                                           77.632         97.274
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Total assets                                          1,056.260      1,002.538
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Current liabilities:
    Bank loans and current maturities of long-
     term liabilities                                    23.672         16.043
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    Sale of accounts receivable                          11.223          7.869
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    Suppliers                                            24.974         27.957
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    Other accounts payable and accrued expenses          49.270         44.186
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Total current liabilities                               109.139         96.055
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Long-term liabilities:
    Bank loans                                           61.072         70.974
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    Trust certificates debt                             775.536        677.520
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    Sale of accounts receivable                           0.550         12.047
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    Other long-term liabilities                          29.036         26.134
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Total long-term liabilities                             866.194        786.675
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Total liabilities                                       975.333        882.730
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Stockholders´ equity
    Common stock                                        155.177        155.240
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    Retained earnings                                   (97.310)       (14.446)
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    Revaluation surplus                                  40.436
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    Initial accumulated translation loss                (17.757)       (17.757)
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    Cumulative translation adjusted                      (8.522)       (10.490)
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                                                         72.024        112.547
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    Minority interest                                     8.903          7.261
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Total stockholders´ equity                               80.927        119.808
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Total liabilities and stockholders´ equity            1,056.260      1,002.538
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*Prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board.

                  Grupo TMM, S.A.B. and subsidiaries
                          Statement of Income*
                        - millions of dollars -

                                     Three months ended      Year ended
                                         December 31         December 31
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                                       2010      2009      2010      2009
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  Ports and Terminals                  7.187      6.259    24.574    18.476
  Maritime                            47.122     48.338   200.570   199.646
  Logistics                           19.723     24.689    80.254    90.272
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Revenue from freight and services     74.032     79.286   305.398   308.394
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  Ports and Terminals                 (5.298)    (4.322)  (17.175)  (14.738)
  Maritime                           (22.675)   (24.053) (100.181) (109.757)
  Logistics                          (19.863)   (23.903)  (81.439)  (97.052)
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Cost of freight and services         (47.836)   (52.278) (198.795) (221.547)
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  Ports and Terminals                 (0.239)    (0.411)   (1.324)   (1.565)
  Maritime                           (10.650)    (9.736)  (42.638)  (36.282)
  Logistics                           (7.784)    (4.356)  (14.682)  (10.006)
  Corporate and others                (0.217)    (0.091)   (0.810)   (0.248)
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Depreciation and amortization        (18.890)   (14.594)  (59.454)  (48.101)
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  Corporate expenses                  (3.382)    (3.570)  (14.036)  (14.775)
  Ports and Terminals                  1.650      1.526     6.075     2.173
  Maritime                            13.797     14.549    57.751    53.607
  Logistics                           (7.924)    (3.570)  (15.867)  (16.786)
  Corporate and others                (0.217)    (0.091)   (0.810)   (0.248)
  Other (expenses) income - Net       (0.735)     0.089    (3.086)   (0.200)
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Operating Income                       3.189      8.933    30.027    23.771
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Financial (expenses) income - Net    (16.730)   (19.783)  (70.016)  (87.641)
Exchange gain (loss) - Net           (14.341)   (23.279)  (38.180)  (30.713)
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Net financial cost                   (31.071)   (43.062) (108.196) (118.354)
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Loss before taxes                    (27.882)   (34.129)  (78.169)  (94.583)
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Provision for taxes                    2.102     (0.440)   (1.029)   (1.087)
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Net loss for the period              (25.780)   (34.569)  (79.198)  (95.670)
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Attributable to:
  Minority interest                    0.625      0.799     1.644     1.380
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Equity holders of GTMM, S.A.B.       (26.405)   (35.368)  (80.842)  (97.050)
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Weighted average outstanding shares
 (millions)                          101.995     61.840   102.007    56.894
Income (loss) earnings per share
 (dollars / share)                     (0.26)     (0.57)    (0.79)    (1.71)

Outstanding shares at end of period
 (millions)                          101.995    102.024   101.995   102.024
Income (loss) earnings per share
 (dollars / share)                     (0.26)     (0.35)    (0.79)    (0.95)
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*Prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board.

                     Grupo TMM, S.A.B. and subsidiaries
                          Statement of Cash Flows*
                          - millions of dollars -

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                                       Three months ended     Year ended
                                           December 31        December 31

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                                         2010      2009      2010     2009
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Cash flow from operation activities:
Net income (loss) for the period       (25.780)   (34.569) (79.198) (95.670)
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Charges (credits) to income not
 affecting resources:
    Depreciation & amortization         17.238     17.429   63.207   54.974
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    Other non-cash items                36.082     37.428  109.365  108.464
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Total non-cash items                    53.320     54.857  172.572  163.438
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    Changes in assets & liabilities     10.074      1.735  (19.082) (20.335)
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Total adjustments                       63.394     56.592  153.490  143.103
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Net cash provided by operating
 activities                             37.614     22.023   74.292   47.433
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Cash flow from investing activities:
    Proceeds from sales of assets        0.496      3.949    5.313   15.784
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    Payments for purchases of assets    (7.306)    (7.404) (22.190) (60.941)
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    Sale of share of subsidiaries                            4.062
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    Common stock decrease of
     subsidiaries                                                    (0.202)
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    Dividends from non-consolidated
     subsidiaries                                                     0.643
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Net cash used in investment activities  (6.810)    (3.455) (12.815) (44.716)
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Cash flow provided by financing
 activities:
    Short-term borrowings (net)         (0.081)     1.321    0.455    0.382
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    Sale (repurchase) of accounts
     receivable (net)                   (1.734)   (34.721)  (8.787) (56.388)
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    Repayment of long-term debt         (5.350)   (15.229) (60.071) (55.719)
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    Proceeds from issuance of long-
     term debt                          10.007     10.920   60.598   19.752
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    Acquisition of treasury shares,
     net                                                    (0.013)
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Net cash provided by (used in)
 financing activities                    2.842    (37.709)  (7.818) (91.973)
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Exchange losses on cash                  1.365      3.615    4.416    5.053
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    Net (decrease) increase in cash     35.011    (15.526)  58.075  (84.203)
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    Cash at beginning of period        107.308     99.770   84.244  168.447
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    Cash at end of period              142.319     84.244  142.319   84.244
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*Prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board.

TMM COMPANY CONTACT:
Jacinto Marina
Deputy CEO
011-525-55-629-8718
Email Contact

Monica Azar
Investor Relations
011-525-55-629-8703
Email Contact

AT DRESNER CORPORATE SERVICES:
Kristine Walczak (investors, analysts, media)
312-726-3600
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