EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Aker Yards

Aker Yards

Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Region: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Location of affected unit(s): Wismar, Warnemünde


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 2400

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-03-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 240
Planned Job Reductions max: 240
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2004
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2004

Additional Information

In order to reduce the costs and due to the difficulties of the ship construction sector, some 240 jobs could be suppressed in 2004.