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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Claes Eek Thorstensen News

L-R Olav Eek Thorstensen, Executive Chairman of the Thome Group officially opens the training facility with his son Claes Eek Thorstensen, President and COO of the Thome Group (Photo: Thome)

Thome Opens Training Facility in The Philippines

the machinery they encounter once onboard. All guests were welcomed by Capt Ivar Thomasli, Managing Director of Thome Ship Management – ROHQ, followed by the ribbon - cutting ceremony led by Thome Group Executive Chairman, Olav Eek Thorstensen, President and Chief Commercial Officer (COO), Claes Eek Thorstensen, Deputy Managing Director Sartaj Gill and Regional Training Manager Capt. Dante Bo. The Thome Training Workshop and Dormitory can accommodate up to 50 seafarers/cadets and comes complete with Wi-Fi, 10 standalone CBT computers, and various state-of-the-art facilities and equipment that

(File photo: Jill Friedman)

Singapore Considering Financial Aid to Marine Sector

hard hit by the recession with thousands of job losses. “A healthy marine industry is crucial to the Singapore economy and so it is good news that the government is taking a serious look at how it might help those sectors of the industry struggling to stay afloat.” said Claes Eek Thorstensen, President of the Thome Group, who welcomed the recent announcement. “It is important that Singapore maintains its central position in the Asian maritime hub so any measures which the government might be able to offer would be welcomed including any support which preserves the diversity

Thome Taps Cadet Program for Talent Retention

for the past decade consistently recruited talented cadets to join its International Cadet Program. This cadet program has proved to be a resounding success with high retention rates recorded, the group said – in 2015, 97 percent of cadets continued with Thome following their training. Claes Eek Thorstensen, President and COO of The Thome Group, spoke highly of the Korean officers and cadets Thome has worked with, when he said, “The Korean workforce working with us at Thome are invaluable. In order to keep pace with the ever-changing tides of the industry, we currently have 889 cadets

Thome Boosts Its Presence In Southeast Asia

Agency in Myanmar.   The move was announced at an inaugural reception held in the country at the InnWa II Ball Room, Summit Park View Hotel in Yagon. The reception was hosted by Thome Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Olav Eek Thorstensen as well as Thome Group President Claes Eek Thorstensen and attended by Myanmar dignitaries including U Aung Khin, Minister for Transport, Daw San San New, Minister for Finance, U Maung Maung Oo, Director General - Department of Marine Administration and U Ye Htut, Honorary Consul of Denmark. Principals from both the Myanmar Maritime University

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