In challenging economic conditions, stability is key. Which is why sustaining 550 jobs in the niche maritime sector – and working consistently to grow the business – is important for the team at AMSOL.
As a South African owned company, with 33% shareholding held by employees, cultivating an environment where people can thrive is important. Training and development is therefore a core component of our company strategy, and in the last 3 years, AMSOL has invested R30 million towards the growth of employees at all levels in the company, both at sea and ashore.
By investing in employees, we are not only ensuring that we develop a qualified, competent and experienced workforce for our business; we are also unlocking potential to grow and transform the oceans economy by increasing the maritime skills in the industry.
AMSOL is collaborating with partners in government, within its supply chain and across the industry to come up with solutions to the challenges faced so that we can make a positive impact on society, unemployment and youth. With many initiatives in place to support skills development and job creation – including internships, cadetships, bursaries, trainee programmes, school, learner and educator support programmes – AMSOL looks to a dynamic talent pipeline to support its growth ambitions – and to ensure that clients’ expectations continue to be met into the future.