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RAL's "paradigm shift" prompts new jobs

Royal Arctic Line has hired new employees at its Aalborg and Nuuk terminals to become more efficient after its partnership with Iceland's Eimskip officially took off. "It didn't make much difference before whether we arrived two hours early or late," RAL CEO tells ShippingWatch.

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The partnership between Royal Arctic Line and Eimskip has prompted a need for additional staff at the terminals in Aalborg and Nuuk, RAL Chief Executive Verner Hammeken tells ShippingWatch on the day when the collaboration's first ship leaves the Port of Aalborg, Northern Denmark.

To become more efficient and carry out operations more quickly, the Greenlandic shipping line has hired 12 new hourly-paid employees in Aalborg and a corresponding number in Nuuk, Greenland. Moreover, the carrier has employed a small handful of specialists primarily within stowage planning.

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