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Rolls-Royce to cut 800 jobs in marine business

Marine sector employs 4,800 people in 34 countries, with Norway the most significant with 1,900 workers

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British engine maker Rolls-Royce said today it was slashing 800 jobs worldwide in its marine business, where its order book is "very weak". The marine sector employs 4,800 people in 34 countries, with Norway the most significant with 1,900 workers. The division designs ships and systems, largely for the oil and gas market. Rolls said the job cuts would be made in 2017 in a bid to make savings of around 45 million pounds to 50 million pounds (USD 57 million to $63 million; 53 to 59 million euros). Rolls had already cut its marine division workforce back from 6,000 last ...

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