Login
Remi.jpg
Rene Eriksen er CEO i verdens største klassifikationsselskab DNV GL, der planlægger at sige farvel til en større antal medarbejdere.
Photo: DNV GL

Offshore crisis could force DNV GL to slash 1,000 workers

Services:

The world's largest classification bureau, DNV GL, plans to lay off around 1,000 due to the crisis in the oil and gas sector. The announcement comes in the wake of the company's annual report 2015, which showed a revenue of close to USD 3 billion.


BY NIKLAS KRIGSLUND
Published 12.05.16 at 15:31

Log in to read articles

Some of our content is exclusively for subscribers.

Try ShippingWatch free for 14 days

Get 14 days free trial access

Sign up for ShippingWatch newsletter
Most read Services

Halvor Sveen: New shipping bank ready in first quarter 2016

Halvor Sveen.jpg Services:

The much-anticipated Norwegian shipping bank Maritime & Merchant is rapidly approaching the finish line, CEO Halvor Sveen tells ShippingWatch. "We aim to launch operations in January."

Maersk spending millions to keep struggling Damco afloat

Services:

Maersk has been forced to inject USD 451 million into the group's problematic logistics unit Damco. The figure corresponds more or less to Damco's combined losses from the past five years.

Wrist open to EMS Seven Seas' commercial unit

Services:

Supreme Group's acquisition of Norwegian EMS Seven Seas opens the door to a consolidation of the commercial part of the ship supply market. Danish Wrist Ship Supply is always open to a solid offer, management tells ShippingWatch.

Univan: We will manage 130 ships by 2015

Services:

Ship management looks set to face a very good year. Hong Kong-based Univan expects growth rates of 15-20 percent, says CEO Bjørn Højgaard in an interview with ShippingWatch.

Inchcape CEO steps down with immediate effect

Services:

Without providing any specific reason, Claus Hyldager has stepped down as CEO of London-based but Arabian owned Inchcape. Hyldager has served as chief executive for nine years and spearheaded a massive expansion of the company.

DNV GL now also affected by the shipping crisis

Services:

Remi Eriksen has taken over as CEO of DNV GL at a time of severe crisis in shipping and offshore. In an interview with ShippingWatch, he talks about the classification bureau's prospects for 2016.

Current front page

Hapag-Lloyd: 2016 was "not satisfactory"

rolfhabbenjansen.jpg Container:

"The bottom line is still that this result is not satisfactory," says Rolf Habben Jansen, CEO of Hapag-Lloyd, which has just published its report for last year. 2017 also saw a tough start for the carrier.

Ultrabulk delivers yet another profit for 2016

Bulk:

Chilean-owned but Denmark-based Ultrabulk can, unlike many of its competitors, present yet another profit in its books for 2016. Speaking to ShippingWatch, CEO Per Lange describes 2017 as a year which showed several positive trends for dry bulk.

Wilbur Ross' ownership of Diamond S under scrutiny

Tanker:

Several critical observers question US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross' continued ownership of product tanker carrier Diamond S Shipping. The carrier's ties to China in particular are being criticized by ethics experts who point to possible conflicts of interest.

Arkon Shipping bags capital from new major shareholder

Bulk:

Logistics group Rhenus has bought 40 percent of German shortsea and MPP carrier Arkon Shipping, and the two are establishing a joint investment unit.

Svitzer's growth in Asia lower than expected

Carriers:

Things have not moved quite as fast in Asia as expected since Svitzer opened office in Singapore in early 2016. The strategy in the region will change when the new overall strategy for Svitzer is settled in the second quarter this year, Managing Director Alan Bradley tells ShippingWatch.

Norwegian offshore carriers finalize merger deal

Offshore:

The merger between Solstad, Farstad, and Deep Sea Supply has now been signed by the three carriers' boards of directors. The new offshore behemoth is thus a step closer to becoming a reality.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Vacancies

ADVERTISEMENT