Maritime businesses in Norway are now really starting to hire again following the crisis in 2014. Last year Norway's maritime sector accounted for the biggest increase in number of job postings, reports Sysla.
Despite an ambition to have more women in leading positions, Maersk Drilling does not employ a single female offshore manager today, and female office managers comprise only 23 percent. "It's not satisfactory," HR chief concedes speaking to ShippingWatch.
Sweden's Viking Supply Ships exits 2019 with an overall profit. However, the first quarter looks weak for the shipping line, which sees a potential setback on the top line. Market balance remains fragile.
There are a series of concrete goals in the comprehensive logistics agreement between Vestas and DSV Panalpina, says Vestas' global supply chain chief in an interview with ShippingWatch. Efficiencies represent just one of these goals.
Supplier Kongsberg reports growth for its maritime business in 2019. The integration of acquisition Rolls-Royce is ahead of schedule, according to the company. As part of the integration, 450 employees will be laid off. (Updated)
"We're being very careful about the terms and about committing," says Equinor CEO Eldar Sætre in an interview with ShippingWatch's sister media EnergyWatch. He emphasizes that the oil firm will need help to transition but rejects the notion of dividing up its business.
Offshore operator BW Energy is giving investors one more week to submit bids for equity shares up to the planned initial public offering. The company cites uncertain markets and declining oil prices as contributing factors behind the extension.