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Norway's Hammerfest LNG Plant Resumes Operation After 20-month Outage

May 27, 2022

Norway’s Hammerfest liquefied natural gas plant has resumed operation as planned and is preparing to restart LNG production, a spokesperson for operator Equinor told Reuters on Friday.The plant has been offline for 20 months following a fire in September of 2020…

Europe Must Shut Ports to Russian Ships, Ukraine President Tells Norwegian Parliament

Mar 30, 2022

Norway and the rest of Europe should close their sea ports to Russian ships, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told the Norwegian parliament on Wednesday.'The European Union, and I do hope so Norway, need to introduce the ban on Russian…

Felin Named CEO of Hurtigruten Norway

Dec 04, 2020

Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten Group has appointed Hedda Felin CEO of Hurtigruten Norway, where she will take the helm of Hurtigruten’s coastal Norway operations.As CEO of Hurtigruten Norway, Felin will be part of the Hurtigruten Group Management Team…

National WISTA Associations Offer Free Membership for Seafarers

May 06, 2020

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association announced a new initiative aimed at helping seafarers.WISTA Norway, WISTA UK, WISTA Singapore, WISTA Brazil, and WISTA Argentina have come together to offer free WISTA membership for seafarers through August 31…

Yamal LNG Resumes Loading Operations in Norway

Mar 30, 2020

Yamal LNG, controlled by Russia's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer Novatek, is resuming ship-to-ship transfers in Norway, Novatek said on Monday, after plans to shift the operations to Russia fell through due to coronavirus.Novatek…

Liberian Registry Opens Oslo Office

Feb 26, 2020

The Liberian Registry announced it has opened a new full-service office in Oslo, its fourth new office opened since 2019, as the Registry continues to grow its global network.The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry…

Zenith Norway Established for Offshore Ops

Jan 31, 2020

Canadian international oil and gas production company Zenith Energy has established a Norwegian subsidiary - Zenith Norway - as a precursor to securing its first acreage off the country.  Zenith said it intends to use Zenith Norway as a vehicle…

Oil and Gas Ushers Norway Trade Rebound

Nov 15, 2019

Norway's trade balance bounced back to a surplus last month from a rare deficit in September as oil and gas output recovered, Statistics Norway reported on Friday.The surplus for October stood at 5.9 billion Norwegian crowns ($645.22 million)…

Wallenius Wilhelmsen CEO Joins WISTA

Sep 26, 2019

Today is the celebration of International Maritime Organization (IMO) World Maritime Day, where the 2019 theme is “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community“.This raises awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals…

Glander International Bunkering Opens in Oslo

Sep 23, 2019

A marine fuel and lubricant trading firm, Glander International Bunkering has started operations in Oslo, Norway.The Oslo office is the company’s 8th location and aims to expand the reach of its main Norway office in Tønsberg.  The Oslo office is manned by bunkering experts Lars Brustad…

Yilport Oslo Breaks Container Record

Feb 20, 2019

Norway's largest container terminal Yilport Oslo handled a total of 238,000 containers (TEU) in 2018, an increase of 14% from the previous year.The Norwegian container port operator said that as the cargo from Europe are growing, Oslo has become the logistics hub in Norway…

SAL Heavy Lift Bridges Beitstadsundbrua

Feb 06, 2019

The heavy lift sea transport provider SAL Heavy Lift has delivered 12 bridge sections for the Beitstadsundbrua bridge from China to Norway.The final bridge is part of the largest road construction project in northern Trøndelag, will measure…

Yilport Oslo Breaks Cargo Record

Nov 14, 2018

Norwegian container operator Yilport Oslo set an all time high record in a single month with 21 363 TEUS in October 2018, registering an increase of 28 % compared to October last year.Maiken Solemdal, Commercial Manager at Yilport Oslo explained…

Lundin Norway Awards EPCI Contract to WorleyParsons

Nov 09, 2018

Rosenberg WorleyParsons has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract (EPCI) by Lundin Norway ASO in the Norwegian Continental Shelf.The services include planning, engineering, prefabrication, offshore installation and commissioning support…

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