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  • 17 June 2013

    Dutch maritime companies go global more and more. This also means the workforce becomes more and more international. How do Dutch maritime companies deal with this specific part of maritime globalisation? Maritime by Holland Magazine spoke to shipping company Flinter, electrical service provider Alewijnse and shipbuilder Damen to find out. Several Dutch shipping companies work […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Operating within the Dutch maritime industry, yet part of an international company, Keppel Verolme shipyard follows a distinguishing strategy in both acquiring projects and in training and attracting their workforce. Managing director Harold Linssen shares his vision. “Being a branch of the truly internationally operating company Keppel Offshore & Marine, we manifest both as an […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian multi-client geoscience data provider TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) decided to cut its global workforce by 130 people, corresponding to around 16 percent of the total workforce. Due to the continued weak market conditions, the company took the step as a measure of implementing global cost reduction and efficiency plan, and said that the move will reduce operating expenses by […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Oil, a Danish oil and gas company owned by the A. P. Moller-Maersk Group, revealed today its intention to implement workforce reductions of 10-12% across its business as the company pushes to cut costs by 20% by the end of 2016. The decision will result in 1,250 layoffs across the organisation during 2015, the company said. “The move follows […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Workforce reductions will occur both in and outside Denmark.

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Oil, a Danish oil and gas company owned by the A. P. Moller-Maersk Group, revealed today its intention to implement workforce reductions of 10-12% across its business as the company pushes to cut costs by 20% by the end of 2016. The decision will result in 1,250 layoffs across the organisation during 2015, the company said. “The move follows […]

  • 20 August 2012

    As offshore wind projects become larger in size and further offshore the teams involved in their construction will grow significantly. Each project will be phased into separate stages which in turn will create subsets of workers. The issue which arises is the effective management of the entire workforce’s competence. Currently there are 4,700 offshore wind […]

  • 16 June 2015

    Statoil informed that in its effort to standardise, simplify and increase efficiency across the company, it has estimated the potential workforce reduction at 1,100 – 1,500 permanent employees by end 2016.

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line, Maersk Group’s container shipping arm, is cutting 110 jobs at its Copenhagen headquarters as part of the previously announced savings plan. This is only the beginning of the planned reduction of 4,000 jobs expected to take place by the end of 2017. The number represents a decrease of 17 percent in the company’s […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hyundai Heavy Industries has cut a third of the executive workforce in its offshore and engineering division.

  • 16 June 2015

    Statoil informed that in its effort to standardise, simplify and increase efficiency across the company, it has estimated the potential workforce reduction at 1,100 – 1,500 permanent employees by end 2016.

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    UK-based Rovco has made plans to double its workforce as it prepares for further global expansion. The company has grown from 3 to 19 staff in the last year and is on course to double its headcount by the end of 2019. To accommodate its expanding team, Rovco recently relocated to larger premises in Bristol. The […]

  • 12 November 2013

    Their combination of crewing solutions, professional training and ship deliveries defines TOS as both a desired employer and a one-stop crew provider. Now company activities are organised to strengthen each other, founder Kees Wagenaar identifies new markets for the highly skilled maritime and offshore professionals he promotes. ”While demands for continuous training and having the […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    South Africa has the potential to become a global supplier of high-quality, highly-skilled ship’s officers, according to Daniel Ngubane, the newly appointed CEO of Marine Crew Services (MCS), the Cape Town-based training and crewing specialist. “South African seafarers are highly sought after internationally and demand for senior officers is particularly high. This, combined with the country’s world-class […]

  • 13 April 2016

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is to invest USD 12 million in the maritime sector in the next two years in order to attract, develop and retain local talent in the sector. As a result, 5,000 individuals are expected to benefit from the new manpower schemes that will be rolled out progressively from […]

  • 12 May 2017

    Following a number of leadership changes led by an activist shareholder, Bowleven, the Cameroon focused oil and gas group traded on AIM, will reduce its headcount after deciding there will be no new exploration activity at this time.  To remind, Bowleven’s shareholders at a general meeting in March voted in favor of certain resolutions thereby ousting most of the company’s […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    ABB in Norway is forced to make further capacity adjustments due to lower activity levels in the market. The staff within the unit oil, gas and chemistry was informed on Thursday that the company plans to reduce its workforce by up to 120 employees. The capacity adjustment is in addition to the one that was announced […]

  • 18 March 2015

    Nexen Energy, a CNOOC unit, said it plans to make organizational changes that will reduce its North American workforce by approximately 340 employees.

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Naval Group’s subsidiary for marine renewable energies Naval Energies is planning to reduce its workforce due to slower market development than previously anticipated.

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Norway’s Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) will reduce its global headcount by about 15 per cent due to decline activity levels on the market. The Oslo-listed company informed it will implement several structural changes to the organisation, including centralising and / or merging departments, in addition to other measures to reduce cost. EMGS said it expects to book restructuring […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Wireline and well intervention technology specialist Wireline Engineering has announced the addition of three key appointments to develop and strengthen its global management team. The company has bolstered its workforce with the addition of Douglas Gordon as division sales manager for Asia Pacific, Paul Higginson as division sales manager for Europe Africa and Americas, and […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Ensco, an offshore driller based in the UK, has said it will lay off more workers in order to reduce cost and improve efficiency. The company said on Tuesday it would reduce onshore support positions by an additional 14% to achieve an $30 million in annual savings. It also said it would increase offshore unit […]