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The shipping industry is finding it harder to recruit talent, Nordic Tankers is ready for new direction and a new strategy and a couple of unforeseen issues have caused problems at Royal Arctic Line.

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The shipping industry is finding it difficult to recruit talents

It has become more difficult for the shipping industry to attract young talents. Among other things, this is illustrated by Maersk declining in popularity as a prospective workplace among Danish students.

Maersk Tankers' CEO: It's difficult to recruit talent from three groups

Maersk declining in popularity as prospective workplace among Danish students

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Nordic Tankers is ready for new direction

When Per Sylvester Jensen joined the company, Nordic Tankers had roughly 100 small and smaller vessels in the fleet, today there are 28. And not everything has gone according to plan, he tells in an interview with ShippingWatch.

After slimming Nordic Tankers: "What happens now, Per Sylvester?"

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Royal Arctic Line battles with new strategy

A large-scale change of direction, currently underway, has presented several problems for the Greenland-based carrier Royal Arctic Line. The CEO still believes that strategy will be a success.

The road to a new Royal Arctic Line is paved with problems

Royal Arctic Line on 2017: nobody could have wished for such a tough year


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