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VV: Norway's Biggest Spenders over the Last Year


New vessels boosted the total fleet value of the Norwegian owned fleet by USD 3.5 billion.

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Cruise Ship Fined for Violating Norwegian Fjords' SOx Limit

MS Magellan, owned by Global Cruise Lines

Global Cruise Lines' MS Magellan violated the legislation on fuel sulphur limits in the world heritage fjords.

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Norway, IMO Join Forces on Reducing GHG Emissions

The project will support the IMO GHG reduction strategy.

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Norway Sets Aside USD 165.5 Mn for Teekay Offshore's Tankers

Teekay Offshore shuttle tanker

Teekay Offshore is to receive USD 165.5 million from Norway for four new shuttle tankers being built at SHI.

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Norway: Low Lube Oil Pressure Led to Viking Sky Blackout

Viking Sky on its way to Kristiansund

Preliminary findings suggest that low lubricating oil pressure caused Viking Sky's engine failure.

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Cruise Industry in Norway to Operate Emission Free by 2026?


The Norwegian parliament: the country’s fjords shall be free from cruise and ferry emissions by 2026.

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700 Jobs Safe as Norway Says No to Color Line Reflagging


Norway ruled against reflagging of Color Line vessels, thereby securing jobs for 700 Norwegian seafarers.

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Fjord1 Agrees New Loan, Gets Ferry Services Deal in Norway


Fjord1 secured a new USD 150.6 million loan and agreed major ferry connection contracts in Norway.

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Number of Norway-Flagged Ships Highest in a Decade

Norway has seen a record number of vessels in the Norwegian International Ship Register since 2008.

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Norway Opens New Test Area for Autonomous Ships

Norway has opened an autonomous shipping test bed in Horten on the Oslofjord, the third of its kind in the country.

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Norway Provides Grant for Construction of Yara Birkeland

Norwegian fertilizer producer Yara has been granted NOK 133.6 million (USD 16.7 million) for the construction of ...

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Vessel Harrier Still under Arrest in Norway

The 1989-built barge carrier Harrier is still under arrest in Norway after its owners failed to illegally set sail ...

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Smart "Robot Containers" to Carry Aquaculture Products

A group of Norwegian graduates have developed smart “robot containers” with cooling systems that can ...

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Norway Joins Forces with USA on Zero Emissions

As part of its efforts to develop green shipping, the Norwegian Maritime Authority has entered into an ...

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Samskip to Expand Norway Presence with Nor Lines Takeover

Rotterdam’s transportation firm Samskip plans to acquire activities associated with Norwegian shipping and ...

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Infographic: Norway as a Shipowning Nation

Ahead of the international maritime trade event Norshipping 2017 which will be held in Oslo from May 30 to June 2, ...

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Norway Becomes 1st State to Ratify HNS Convention

Norway has become the first country to ratify a compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious ...

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World’s 1st Ship Tunnel Step Closer to Construction

Norway’s Stad Ship Tunnel project, also known as the world’s first full-scale ship tunnel, is moving toward ...

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Russian Freighter Lists in Norwegian Sea

Russian-flagged cargo ship Mekhanik Fomin developed a heavy portside list while underway in the Norwegian Sea west ...

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Norway Plans to Build World’s First Ship Tunnel

The construction of the world’s first full-scale ship tunnel in Norway could begin as early as next year as ...

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Maritime & Merchant Bank Open for Business

Maritime & Merchant Bank ASA (M&M), a niche bank for the shipping and offshore sector, opened its doors for ...

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