Month: August 2020

Yara Marine launches new start-up accelerator program

Yara Marine launches new start-up accelerator program

Yara Marine Technologies has announced its new corporate accelerator program, Yara Marine X, a start-up competition aiming to provide a home for technology and solutions that will contribute to a greener maritime industry. “Our corporate mission is to nurture the next generation of high value, high performance sustainable ocean technologies,” says Yara Marine CEO Thomas […]

Accel-KKR Makes Majority Growth Investment in NAVTOR

Accel-KKR Makes Majority Growth Investment in NAVTOR

Egersund, Norway and London, UK – 27th August 2020 – NAVTOR, the leading provider in navigational software for the maritime industry, today announced that it has received a majority growth investment from Accel-KKR, a leading global software-focused investment firm headquartered in Silicon Valley.   The investment also marks Accel-KKR’s 42nd completed investment in the EMEA region since […]

New Menon report confirms the crisis in the maritime industry

New Menon report confirms the crisis in the maritime industry

The maritime industry can be halved from 2015 to 2022 and can go from 115,000 to 66,000 employees. The industry is calling for more accurate counter-cyclical measures in the Norwegian State Budget for 2021. In the event of repeated waves of infection, Norwegian maritime employment will fall by almost 20,000 jobs from today until the […]

Regjeringen utvider permitteringsperioden: – Styrker mulighetene til å stå gjennom krisen

Regjeringen utvider permitteringsperioden: – Styrker mulighetene til å stå gjennom krisen

Artikkelen er hentet fra Maritimt Forums hjemmeside her! For å motvirke unødvendige oppsigelser vil regjeringen utvide permitteringsperioden til 52 uker fra 1. november. – Regjeringen har i dag tatt en viktig avgjørelse gitt den alvorlige situasjonen mange maritime bedrifter befinner seg i. Arbeidstakerne kan beholde jobbene sine uten å måtte bli sagt opp, og arbeidsgiverne […]

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