Havyard shuts down newbuild operations and lays off 100 in Leirvik

Havyard now changes course for its shipyard in Leirvik, Norway. Going forward, the shipyard will focus on repairs and service rather than newbuilds. As a result, 100 people are laid off.

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Norwegian shipyard group Havyard is laying off nearly 100 employees at its shipyard in Leirvik as part of a larger change in strategy.

Going forward, shipyard Havyard Ship Technology will solely focus on service and repairs rather than building newbuilds, and as a result several employees are now redundant.

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