Singapore: Shipmanager Thome Group has opened a crew recruitment and placement services agency in Myanmar.
Thome chairman Olav Eek Thorstensen said: “Establishing a strong manning operation in Myanmar underlines the Thome Group’s commitment to this fast-moving and highly important seafarer recruitment market. The oil and gas sectors are also very important in this part of the world and the opening up of an office here places the Thome Group in a good position to service the future needs of this and other growth areas.”
Thome Myanmar has received its manning agency and MLC licences and a programme of cadet recruitment has already started with 30 cadets already taken on. [07/05/14]