Latest Scandinavian Maritime News

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…

Norway share LNG bunkering experiences in Singapore

88 representatives from the Maritime industry, government and research were present as Innovation Norway held the Norway-Singapore LNG bunkering forum at the Tanglin Club in Singapore on Monday 24 April 2017. Norway has 53 years of experience with LNG and were in Singapore to share their experiences, and in hope of building more optimism regarding…

Norway Night held in Singapore

Embassy of Norway in Singapore thanks everyone who joined the Norway Night – the Maritime Party of the Year! on 26 April 2017. “The second edition of Norway Night was a success – supported by our sponsors, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore – MPA, Norges Rederiforbund and Nor-Shipping, while Nick Zavior did a great…

Danish, Norwegian and Singaporean maritime authorities agree on E-Certificates

On 24 April 2017 the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) together with the Norwegian Maritime Authority (Sjøfartsdirektoratet), and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore – MPA signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The MoU promotes the adoption of E-Certificates (E-Certs) for the shipping community as part of move to digitalise the shipping industry for greater efficiencies. This…

Norwegian ministry attends Sea Asia opening

State Secretary Dilek Ayhan at the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries attended the opening ceremony of Sea Asia on 25 April. She visited the Norwegian Pavilion together with Singaporean Transport Minister and Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure Mr Khaw Boon Wan and Executive Director of Singapore Maritime Foundation, Mr David SS Chin. Returning for…