Shipping firm Berlian Laju Tanker (BLTA) targets its performance to turn positive this year on the back of change in business strategy and additional fleets. In the first quarter (Q1) this year, BLTA’s operating revenue soared 111.5% to US$5.5 million. It also booked net profit of US$1.5 million, against loss US$4.6 million in Q1 last year. BLTA now operates eight ships and it will boost the utility rate of its fleet.