Researcher: Creating more maritime jobs requires new attitude

It's going to take a lot of innovation and hard work to bring the maritime jobs back to Denmark, says associate professor Jacob Kronbak of the University of Southern Denmark. Growth initiative and cluster cooperation is not enough.

It's going to take more than cooperation within the cluster, government funds for maritime grovth, and and a pious wish for developments to turn around, to bring jobs back to the maritime industry in Denmark.

It will require complete innovation in order to succeed in recreating the 15,000 jobs that have disappeared from the maritime industry in the past five years, says Jacob Kronbak, associate professor at the Department for Maritime Research at the University of Southern Denmark. His research centers around the planning and execution of shipping in relation to intermodal transport.

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