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This is how many Norwegian seafarers work on Norwegian ships

The number of Norwegian seafarers working on Norwegian ships has increased slightly compared to last year, but the number has gone down when comparing to the year before that. The development pleases Norway's minister of trade.

Photo: PER FOLKVER

Even though the oil price collapse took a big toll on the maritime sector in Norway, the number of seafarers employed on Norwegian vessels has been stable in recent years, shows a survey from Statistics Norway (SSB) put together by the country's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries.

The numbers please Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry Torbjørn Røe Isaksen.

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