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career ship management for the Ulstein Group. Asked if she thought the competition in Norway
A Norwegian high and Asia were getting too hot, she school student made this model of an X Bow.
offers this: “The world is full of ship- yards. We want to do the service side, too. We can prototype. We can build whatever we like.”
We’re caught off guard, as the economist points out a bit of de- sign history. She reminds us that 15 years ago, Ulstein was building large anchor-handlers, but had moved on. “When we see the market move, we move as well,” she says.
Ulstein, meanwhile, has become a magnet for hopeful jobseekers and the Group actively stimulates early interest in offshore-related disci- plines rather than overtly recruiting.
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