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Energy Production & Transportation

Read this page in Pdf, Flash or Html5 edition of May 2013 Maritime Reporter Magazine 35Bergen in Numbers Population: 268,800 (city), 395,100 (metropolitan area) Employed in the maritime cluster: 20,814 (2011)No. of ships (above 100 tons): 510 Norwegian ß ag, 530 foreign registers Maritime cluster turnover: NOK 80 billion ($13.9 billion)Avg. salary for regional sector: NOK 800,000 ($139,000)Wealth creation per employee: NOK 1.5 million ($261,000)Annual increase in shipping com- panies? turnover since 2004:5%Proportion of Norwegian wet bulk shipments handled through Ber- gen: 57%Number of cruise ship visits: 338 (EuropesÕ 7th busiest cruise port) (Copyright: David Zadig/ The maritime sector dominates the Bergen skyline, literally and Þ guratively, as the statistics to the right suggest.MR #5 (34-41).indd 35MR #5 (34-41).indd 355/2/2013 9:43:04 AM5/2/2013 9:43:04 AM

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