SeaIntel: Shipowners could lay off 33,000 employees
Major reductions in the land-based staff among container carriers are presumably on their way in upcoming years, assesses SeaIntel.
BY OLE ANDERSEN
When Maersk Line laid off 4,000 employees from its land based staff earlier this year, it may have been the prelude to further cost reductions among the major deep sea container carriers in the suffering industry.
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