Norway News


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…

Carnival Hires Bratland in Norway

Oct 09, 2018

Carnival Maritime GmbH has announced that Sandra Diana Bratland has been appointed Director, Destination Affairs for Carnival Group Norway, a new representative office in Bergen, as of October 1.“Norway is a strategic destination for Carnival’s Brands…

Samskip Strenghens Nor Lines Shortsea Capacity

Sep 28, 2018

Netherlands-based  global logistics company Samskip is restructuring the multi-purpose cargo and reefer services connecting North Sea and Baltic ports to Norway operated by subsidiary Nor Lines.A press release from the company stated: 'The overhaul…

Samskip Overhauls Nor Lines’ Shortsea Service

Sep 28, 2018

The Netherlands based logistics company Samskip announced it has upgraded Norwegian subsidiary Nor Lines’ shortsea service network connecting to Norwegian coasts.The overhaul, effective from October 1, 2018, will meet rising demand for reefer…

Rowan Gets New Contract by Turkish Petroleum

Sep 24, 2018

Offshore driller Rowan Companies has been awarded a two-well contract for its Rowan Norway jack-up rig in the Mediterranean Sea by Turkish Petroleum.Rowan Companies announced that the Rowan Norway, an N-Class ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig…

Norway's Gas Exports Set to Match Annual Record

Sep 21, 2018

Norway's gas exports hit a new high of 36.8 billion cubic meters (bcm) this summer and the annual deliveries will be on a par with the record annual figure achieved in 2017, gas system operator Gassco said on Friday.Between May and August, which is normally a season with fewer gas exports…

Bristow Commences New Contract in Barents Sea

Aug 31, 2018

Bristow Norway AS is commencing a previously announced five-year contract today (September 1, 2018), from its Hammerfest base. Bristow will provide helicopter offshore crew change services and search and rescue (SAR) services to support Eni Norway and Equinor…

Norway Expands AI Lab

Aug 14, 2018

Norway has a huge potential to be a pioneer in Artificial Intelligence (AI), but it needs resources and collaboration in order not to lag behind.To strengthen national efforts on artificial intelligence, Telenor, NTNU and SINTEF are inviting…

Norway Expects Gas Export Prices to Slip in 2019

May 15, 2018

Prices of Norwegian gas exports are likely to rise slightly this year amid strong demand, but will fall back in 2019 as liquefied natural gas (LNG) deliveries in Europe are expected to increase, the government said in its revised budget on Tuesday…

Nor Lines Adds Calls at Rotterdam

Apr 19, 2018

Samskip subsidiary Nor Lines will include calls at Rotterdam for the first time in its weekly multipurpose liner service connecting to Western, Mid and Northern Norway, with effect from June 1. The service is provided by Nor Lines’ liquefied…

Subsea 7 Bags Offshore Norway Deal

Feb 27, 2018

Subsea 7 S.A. announced the award of a  contract by Wintershall for the Nova (formerly known as Skarfjell) oil and gas field development. Nova is located in the north-eastern part of the North Sea, 16 kmfrom the Gjøa field, in a water depth of approximately 360m…

Subsea 7 Bags Contracts Offshore Norway

Jan 24, 2018

Subsea 7 S.A. said it was awarded a contract from Statoil for the Johan Castberg field development, located 240 km from Hammerfest in Norway.The contract comprises the design, coating, fabrication and installation of a 53 km rigid flowline including 34 km of pipe-in-pipe flowline…

Corvus Energy Names Bjørkeli CEO

Dec 04, 2017

Corvus Energy has appointed Geir Bjørkeli as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).Bjørkeli was previously Director of Norway for the Dutch company Huisman, and established the company’s Norwegian presence for offshore construction equipment solutions…

Samskip Scoops up Nor Lines

Jul 25, 2017

European multimodal transport provider Samskip said it will acquire activities associated with Nor Lines AS, marking a major expansion of its shipping, transport and logistics businesses in Norway.  Subject to approval by Norway’s competition authorities…

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