Subcontractor in Northern Jutland ready for Norwegian rigs

Jatob, a subcontractor in Northern Jutland that scraps ships, among other things, has had plenty of work in 2012, and this will continue in 2013. But small ships are a dying breed, and that is why the announced expansion of the Port of Frederikshavn is crucial for the business, says CEO Orla Rasmussen.

Ship scrapping in Frederikshavn has been a good business so far for North Jutland subcontractor Jatob. Today, the company primarily scraps war ships, old barges, and sometimes fish trawlers, says CEO Orla Rasmussen – these are small ships, as he says, and also a dying breed.

“The small ships are gradually disappearing. In five years’ time, I think everything below 1,000 tons will be passé”, he says.

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