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Maersk Supply Service to lay off 400 people and sell 20 vessels

In response to the challenging state of the offshore sector, Maersk Supply Service will over the next 18 months sell off 20 vessels and cut 400 jobs at sea.

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The challenging conditions in the market for offshore supply vessels now make the Maersk Group's offshore carrier Maersk Supply Service sell up to 20 vessels in a move that means 400 jobs will disappear from the carrier over the course of the next 18 months, informs Maersk Supply Service in a press release on Thursday.

The first ten vessels are expected to leave the fleet before the end of 2016.

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