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    Future of Rosenberg lies outside Aker Kvaerner

    Yard News // March 28, 2003
    Aker Kvaerner has announced that it has decided to reorganise the historic Kvaerner Rosenberg yard in Stavanger and refocus its operations towards new markets. "It will be important for a new Rosenberg to have different owners," said the company. "Aker Kvaerner will contribute to this process, and aims to dispose of its ownership within three years."

    Chief Executive Officer, Helge Lund in Aker Kvaerner briefed the Rosenberg workforce about the decision at a staff meeting in mid-March. The yard currently has 720 employees. The decision has been taken on the basis of detailed assessments of market prospects and after a close dialogue with union officials.

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