July 28, 2011 at 16:01 PM EDT
Grupo TMM Reports Second-Quarter 2011 Financial Results

MEXICO CITY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/28/11 -- 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 second quarter and first six months of 2011.

MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW
José F. Serrano, chairman and chief executive officer of Grupo TMM, said, "Second-quarter results continued to be affected by a challenging shipping marketplace, including the global reduction of tariffs for offshore vessels and product tankers, which impacted revenue and profit at Maritime compared to the second quarter of 2010. Notwithstanding, Maritime's operational results and fleet utilization improved from the first quarter of this year."

Serrano continued, "Prospects for a rebound in the shipping market look promising as tariffs appear to have hit bottom, which should translate in operational improvements at Maritime in upcoming quarters. Additionally, we are working diligently to add medium and long-term contracts to our fleet."

Serrano concluded, "We continue to work on the implementation of our five-year growth plan, which includes the development of a container and liquids terminal at the Port of Tuxpan, Veracruz, and the addition of specialized offshore vessels to TMM's fleet to meet the increasing demand for deep water exploration in Mexico. We are actively pursuing the financial implementation of these projects, which will allow TMM to grow and improve its capital structure."

SECOND-QUARTER AND FIRST SIX-MONTHS 2011 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS
Compared to the same periods of last year, consolidated revenue in the second quarter and first six months of 2011, decreased 7.7 percent and 13.4 percent, respectively, mainly due to reduced revenue at Maritime.

Consolidated operating profit increased 35.4 percent in the second quarter of 2011, but decreased 12.5 percent in the first half of 2011 compared to the same periods of 2010. Consolidated operating profit in the second quarter of 2011 included other income net of $6.4 million, mainly attributable to the recovery of certain tax incentives.

Compared to the same periods of last year, consolidated EBITDA in the second quarter of 2011 increased 10.0 percent to $24.3 million, and in the first half of 2011 decreased 5.1 percent to $42.8 million.

Interest expense in the second quarter of 2011 and first six months of 2011 was $17.4 million and $8.6 million, respectively. EBITDA minus interest expense resulted in free cash flow of $6.9 million in the second quarter of 2011 and of $8.2 million in the first half of 2011.

Compared to the same periods of last year, Maritime revenue in the second quarter and first six months of 2011 decreased 15.7 percent and 18.7 percent, respectively, compared to the same periods of last year. Second-quarter 2011 and first six-months 2011 operating profit was down 33.7 percent and 32.4 percent, respectively, compared to the same periods of last year. These reductions were partially offset by revenue and profit increases at harbor tugs due to increased vessel calls at Manzanillo.

Year over year, in the first six months of 2011, offshore revenue decreased 21.1 percent to $50.1 million, negatively impacted by lower average daily tariffs, lower utilization and three less vessels in operation, compared to the same period of 2010. Also in the first half of 2011, product tanker revenue decreased 17.7 percent to $16.7 million attributable to lower average daily tariffs and to lower utilization compared to the same period of last year. Six-month chemical tanker revenue decreased 25.2 percent to $9.8 million compared to the same period of 2011 as a result of having one less vessel in operation in the second quarter and to lower freight volumes in the first half of 2011 compared to last year.

Compared to the same periods of last year, Ports and Terminals' second-quarter and first six-month 2011 revenue increased 21.0 percent and 18.5 percent, respectively. Year over year, second-quarter and six-month 2011 operating profit remained unchanged at $1.4 million and $3.4 million, respectively.

Compared to the same period of last year, first six-month 2011 revenue increased at the automotive segment by 66.7 percent to $4.0 million due to higher volumes, from 298,665 automobiles to 363,599 automobiles. Maintenance and repair segment revenue increased 14.3 percent to $4.0 million in the first half comparison due mainly to higher volumes at the Manzanillo depot and to the addition of a new client at Altamira in the second quarter. At Acapulco, first six-month 2011 revenue decreased 2.6 percent to $3.8 million, as two cruise ship lines changed routes in the first quarter of 2011, partially offset by a 52.8 percent revenue increase in the car handling segment due to higher export volumes.

Compared to second-quarter 2010, Logistics revenue increased 6.7 percent in second-quarter 2011. Excluding $6.7 million of revenue from the sale of assets in April 2010, Logistics revenue increased 7.6 percent in the first half of 2011 compared to the same period of 2010. These increases were mainly attributable to higher revenue at the auto hauling segment, which increased 43.2 percent in second-quarter 2011 and 46.6 percent in first-half 2011, compared to the same periods of last year as a result of higher volumes.

DEBT
As of June 30, 2011, TMM's total debt was $892.0 million. The Company's Trust Certificates debt was negatively impacted by $43.3 million from the appreciation of the peso versus the dollar in the 2011 first half. On February 15, 2011, the Company paid approximately $44.5 million of its Trust Certificates debt, including a capital prepayment of $8.4 million, and on May 13, 2011, prepaid the remaining balance of its securitization facility with Deutsche Bank of approximately $9.1 million.

                                 Total Debt
                           Million of U.S. Dollars
        ------------------------------------------------------------
                                       As of 12/31/10 As of 06/30/11
                                      ------------------------------
        Mexican Trust Certificates (1) $        786.4 $        822.6
        Securitization Facility                  11.8            0.0
        Other Corporate Debt                     73.9           69.4
                                      ------------------------------
        Total Debt (2)                 $        872.1 $        892.0
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(1) 20-year term and non recourse to the Company
(2) Of total debt, only $22.0 million, or 2.5 percent, is short- term
Exchange Rate: 12.38 pesos/dollar at December 31, 2010 and 11.77 pesos/dollar at June 30, 2011

CONFERENCE CALL
TMM's management will host a conference call and Webcast to review financial and operational highlights on Friday, July 29 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time.

To participate in the conference call, please dial (888) 349-9585 (domestic) or (719) 325-2262 (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=81287.

A replay of the conference call will be available through August 28 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, by dialing (888) 203-1112 or (719) 457-0820, and entering passcode 1429969. On the Internet a replay will be available for 30 days at: http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=81287.

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 Section27A 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.


                     Grupo TMM, S.A.B. and subsidiaries
                               Balance Sheet*
                          - millions of dollars -
                                                    June 30,   December 31,
                                                      2011         2010
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Current assets:
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Cash and cash equivalents                              91.136       142.319
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Accounts receivable
  Accounts receivable - Net                            51.374        37.594
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  Other accounts receivable                            23.082        20.870
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  Prepaid expenses and others current assets           12.738        11.116
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  Non-current assets held for sale                                    0.717
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Total current assets                                  178.330       212.616
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Property, machinery and equipment                     935.123       924.188
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Cumulative Depreciation                              (190.369)     (173.682)
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Property, machinery and equipment - Net               744.754       750.506
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Other assets                                           43.570        45.248
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Deferred taxes                                         67.492        67.492
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Total assets                                        1,034.146     1,075.862
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Current liabilities:
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  Bank loans and current maturities of long-term
   liabilities                                         22.027        23.672
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  Sale of accounts receivable                           0.216        11.223
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  Suppliers                                            23.056        23.181
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  Other accounts payable and accrued expenses          52.201        46.988
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Total current liabilities                              97.500       105.064
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Long-term liabilities:
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  Bank loans                                           52.756        61.072
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  Trust certificates debt                             812.903       775.536
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  Sale of accounts receivable                           4.133         0.550
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  Other long-term liabilities                          15.410        28.770
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Total long-term liabilities                           885.202       865.928
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Total liabilities                                     982.702       970.992
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Stockholders' equity
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  Common stock                                        155.177       155.177
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  Retained earnings                                  (159.866)      (97.033)
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  Revaluation surplus                                  64.097        64.097
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  Initial accumulated translation loss                (17.757)      (17.757)
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  Cumulative translation adjusted                       0.058        (8.522)
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                                                       41.709        95.962
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  Minority interest                                     9.735         8.908
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Total stockholders' equity                             51.444       104.870
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Total liabilities and stockholders' equity          1,034.146     1,075.862
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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   Six months ended
                                          June 30,            June 30,
                                     ---------------------------------------
                                       2011      2010      2011      2010
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  Ports and Terminals                   6.898     5.722    14.078    11.885
  Maritime                             43.568    51.676    83.225   102.388
  Logistics                            19.171    18.025    38.260    42.300
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Revenue from freight and services      69.637    75.423   135.563   156.573
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  Ports and Terminals                  (5.178)   (3.995)  (10.008)   (7.762)
  Maritime                            (22.529)  (24.821)  (43.205)  (52.298)
  Logistics                           (19.600)  (18.903)  (38.268)  (42.511)
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Cost of freight and services          (47.307)  (47.719)  (91.481) (102.571)
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  Ports and Terminals                  (0.303)   (0.361)   (0.616)   (0.725)
  Maritime                            (10.424)  (10.855)  (20.443)  (21.058)
  Logistics                            (2.699)   (2.737)   (5.257)   (4.590)
  Corporate and others                 (0.211)   (0.296)   (0.396)   (0.377)
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Depreciation and amortization         (13.637)  (14.249)  (26.712)  (26.750)
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  Corporate expenses                   (4.348)   (3.666)   (8.477)   (7.167)
  Ports and Terminals                   1.417     1.366     3.454     3.398
  Maritime                             10.615    16.000    19.577    29.032
  Logistics                            (3.128)   (3.615)   (5.265)   (4.801)
  Corporate and others                 (0.211)   (0.296)   (0.396)   (0.377)
  Other (expenses) income - Net         6.385    (1.905)    7.170    (1.657)
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Operating Income                       10.730     7.884    16.063    18.428
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Financial (expenses) income - Net     (27.797)  (15.301)  (43.196)  (32.202)
Exchange gain (loss) - Net            (10.313)   23.307   (41.674)  (10.960)
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Net financial cost                    (38.110)    8.006   (84.870)  (43.162)
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(Loss) gain before taxes              (27.380)   15.890   (68.807)  (24.734)
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Provision for taxes                    (2.382)   (1.024)   (2.821)   (1.528)
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Net (loss) gain for the period        (29.762)   14.866   (71.628)  (26.262)
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Attributable to:
  Minority interest                     0.365     0.395     0.827     0.937
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Equity holders of GTMM, S.A.B.        (30.127)   14.471   (72.455)  (27.199)
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Weighted average outstanding shares
 (millions)                           101.995   102.014   101.995   102.019
Income (loss) earnings per share
 (dollars / share)                      (0.30)     0.14     (0.71)    (0.27)

Outstanding shares at end of period
 (millions)                           101.995   101.995   101.995   101.995
Income (loss) earnings per share
 (dollars / share)                      (0.30)     0.14     (0.71)    (0.27)
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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   Six months ended
                                          June 30,            June 30,

                                     ------------------  -------------------
                                       2011      2010      2011      2010
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Cash flow from operation activities:
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Net (loss) gain for the period        (29.762)   14.866   (71.628)  (26.262)
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Charges (credits) to income not
 affecting resources:
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  Depreciation & amortization          16.030    15.884    32.043    30.196
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  Other non-cash items                 29.336    (8.166)   77.050    42.632
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Total non-cash items                   45.366     7.718   109.093    72.828
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  Changes in assets & liabilities      (0.968)   (5.243)  (20.401)  (18.206)
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Total adjustments                      44.398     2.475    88.692    54.622
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Net cash provided by operating
 activities                            14.636    17.341    17.064    28.360
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Cash flow from investing activities:
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  Proceeds from sales of assets         0.462     0.418     2.808     4.585
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  Payments for purchases of assets     (3.018)   (8.147)   (5.525)  (10.855)
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  Sale of share of subsidiaries                   4.062               4.062
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Net cash used in investment
 activities                            (2.556)   (3.667)   (2.717)   (2.208)
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Cash flow provided by financing
 activities:
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  Short-term borrowings (net)                     2.219               7.203
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  Sale (repurchase) of accounts
   receivable (net)                    (9.119)   (2.608)  (11.559)   (4.450)
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  Repayment of long-term debt         (12.039)  (17.368)  (62.560)  (30.930)
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  Proceeds from issuance of long-
   term debt                            4.600     1.560     4.600     1.560
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  Acquisition of treasury shares,
   net                                           (0.013)             (0.013)
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Net cash used in financing
 activities                           (16.558)  (16.210)  (69.519)  (26.630)
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Exchange losses on cash                 0.712    (0.370)    3.989     1.281
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  Net (decrease) increase in cash      (3.766)   (2.906)  (51.183)    0.803
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  Cash at beginning of period          94.902    87.953   142.319    84.244
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  Cash at end of period                91.136    85.047    91.136    85.047
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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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