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Singapore yard goes from 20,000 employees to 850 due to coronavirus restrictions

Restrictions from authorities in late April reduced the workforce for the Singapore-based yard Sembcorp Marine to a minimum. This has limited activities considerably, writes the group in an update.

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When authorities in Singapore on April 21 prohibited migrant workers from leaving their dorms, almost the entire workforce at yard group Sembcorp Marine disappeared overnight.

A workforce of usually 20,000 has since then been at around 850, and this has limited activities at the yards in Singapore considerably, writes the group in an update.

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