Nordic countries race to secure best net wage scheme
The Norwegian government has set aside USD 12 million to create a competitive net wage scheme. This puts pressure on the Danish flag and the use of Danish seamen," says the Danish Shipowners' Association. Read on to learn where Norway will improve conditions.
BY JOHANNES HARTKOPF-MIKKELSEN
The Norwegian government has joined the Northern European arms race to improve framework conditions, a field in which the Swedish government has already recently made headlines.
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