Confidential plan: Maersk wants to cut crew-related costs

Maersk has developed a confidential plan, Project Lion, aimed at cutting wage costs for vessels and changing working conditions, in order to make the shipping company more competitive. ShippingWatch examines the main parts here.

Maersk has developed a confidential plan, aimed at cutting costs for seafarers. | Photo: Katinka Hustad

Recent days' statements from Maersk's new Head of Marine HR Niels Bruus are based on a carefully prepared plan, ShippingWatch is now able to reveal.

A confidential plan under the name Project Lion, which ShippingWatch is in possession of, describes in detail how the shipping company will cut costs associated with seafarers aboard the company's vessels.

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