Maersk Drilling pleased with strike cancellation

Maersk Drilling is pleased that Norwegian rig workers have canceled a strike following employers and trade unions reaching an agreement Thursday night. A strike would have impacted a Maersk-owned rig in Norway.

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Negotiations carried on far into the night before Norwegian employers and trade unions reached an agreement, canceling an otherwise announced strike among Norwegian workers on a number of drilling rigs.

At Danish drilling rig company Maersk Drilling, one in a total of five active rig operations on the Norwegian shelf would have been impacted by the strike. As such, Jakob Korsgaard, managing director at Maersk Drilling Norway, is pleased with the cancellation of the strike.

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