Solstad Offshore hit by scammers

Norwegian offshore firm Solstad has been forced to issue a release, clarifying its HR policy having been hit by scammers.

Solstad Offshore’s Aberdeen office has been hit by scamming attempts, offering jobs on false premises in order to obtain money from individuals.

“The Aberdeen Office does not recruit personnel and our company will never require fees from our applicants,” Solstad Offshore said in a release, adding: “If in doubt whether your job offer is authentic, please contact the HR department at our main office in Skudeneshavn, Norway.”


Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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