Before the actual inauguration, we heard some insights from the list of speakers in the forum and present some valuable information regarding Abojeb operations.
Capt. Allwyn Lobo, Head of Jebsen Ship Management, expounds on the advantages of operating ship management from the Philippines and the country’s promising position to lead in the said field.
Capt. Joeran Noestvik, General Manager of Jebsen Competency Development Center, shares the company’s take on skills development of Filipino seafarers including career progression to remain a competitive source of maritime talent.
Fritz Lim, Business Development Manager of Abojeb Manpower Solutions, gives a primer on the land-based manpower recruitment unit of the Abojeb group which is active in the healthcare, oil and gas, ship building, and engineering industries
About the Abojeb Group
Abojeb Company is a leading and well-recognized ship management, crewing, and land-based manpower company. It traces its roots from the Jebsens Group of Bergen, Norway founded in 1929.
Jebsen Ship Management has delivered cost-efficient, globally competitive, technical services to vessels of various types. Jebsen Maritime, Abojeb’s crewing arm, has honed its crewing services to provide the best people to more than 400 ships presently under its care – boasting 87% retention rate and a pool of 12,500 seafarers for the ocean-going ships of its principals from Norway, US, Germany, Netherlands, Greece, Singapore, Japan, and Philippines. Abojeb Manpower Solutions, its land-based manpower services division, provides hundreds of highly qualified land-based professionals to many overseas businesses across several industries. Abojeb Company continues to garner recognition from the Philippine government and various industry-led organizations. Abojeb has expanded presence in Australia, Greece, Japan, Norway, and USA.