Category: Maritime

Norway and Vietnam signs agreement for better safety at sea






Vietnam Hydrographic Office, VHO, and the Norwegian Mapping Authority Hydrographic Service, NHS, signed a cooperation agreement on Monday 19 June 2017. The agreement marks an important step in international cooperation on navigational charts and for safety at sea, as well as a new milestone in the expanding links between Norway and Vietnam. Siren Gjerme Eriksen…

Maritime consultation meeting between Denmark and China






The Danish Maritime Authority and the Chinese Bureau of Water Transport held a maritime consultation meeting on Wednesday 14 June 2017.  The Danish Maritime Authority and the Chinese Bureau of Water Transport under the Chinese Ministry of Transport exchanged views on the two countries’ cooperation in the maritime field as well as on the general…

Maritime HR Luncheon held in Manila






NordCham Philippines, together with the EU-Philippines Business Network, German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Philippines Norway Business Council, and Leechiu Property Consultants held the Maritime HR Luncheon on 1 June. With the theme: ‘The role of onshore organization to the success of Seafarers and Crewing managers’; the event gathered European and Philippine maritime sector executives,…

Sushi causes growing popularity for Norwegian Salmon in Thailand






Norwegian salmon is growing in popularity in South-East Asia, and Norway is the leading supplier of fresh salmon into the region. According the Jon Erik Steenlid, Director of Norwegian Seafood Council in South-East Asia, the increasing consumption in the Japanese dish sushi is to thank for the growing popularity for Norwegian salmon. “Particularly in Thailand,…

Improved livelihoods among Myeik fishing communities






On Thursday 1 June 2017, the Danish Real Time Evaluation, RTE, team landed in Myeik, Myanmar to evaluate and monitor progress of the Sustainable Coastal Fisheries programme supported by Denmark. They observed a workshop on implementation of the programme facilitated by the Department of Fisheries in Myeik. RTE is an approach to enhance the evaluative…

Maritime Defence discussions at IMDEX Asia






For nearly two decades IMDEX Asia, Asia Pacific’s Flagship Maritime Defence Show, has served as an avenue for the maritime defence community to discuss the challenges ahead, co-create solutions and exchange ideas. The 2017 edition also marked the 50-year celebration of the Republic of Singapore Navy. Sweden participated on 16 to 18 May with several delegations…

Sweden, Vietnam agrees on closer ties to save marine resources






In order to save marine resources and oceans, joint actions are needed. Pereric Högberg, Ambassador of Sweden in Hanoi, and colleagues from the Embassy made a visit to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment today, on Thursday 18 May 2017. He was received by H.E. Nguyen Linh Ngoc, Vice Minister. At the meeting the…

AWT-rebranded StormGeo on embassy-hosted Singapore reception






On 5 May Norway’s Ambassador to Singapore, Tormod Endresen, hosted a reception on the occasion of AWT (Applied Weather Technology) becoming StormGeo. “In cooperation with our caterer, the guests were served Norwegian food, and the waffles we brought in from Sjømannskirken i Singapore was a big hit!” writes the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. AWT…

Norway and Denmark stand out with Maritime solutions in Singapore






Thousands of people from all over the world generously handed out their business cards as they were walking around Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore, meeting fellow people from the maritime industry who were gathered to make new contacts and promote their maritime business. In the last week of April all things maritime was…