Category: Norway

NordCham Awards Night 2017






NordCham Philippines held the fourth edition of its Awards Night at the Fairmont Makati on March 23, 2017. The event is a gala night that recognizes prominent Nordic-affiliated companies who have significantly contributed to economic growth, employment generation, investment, and corporate social responsibility in the Philippines. As part of the awarding process, an independent board…

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…

Norwegian State Secretary opened Singapore E-Navigation Forum






State Secretary Ms Dilek Ayhan at the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries held the opening address at the E-Navigation Forum on 26 April. The Forum was organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore – MPA and Kystverket – Norwegian Coastal Administration and marked the beginning of the third day of Singapore…

Nordic Bangkok community called to spring’s biggest event – in Chinatown!






The Nordic Chambers in Bangkok, Axis Communications and Hotel Royal Bangkok Chinatown are jointly inviting to the spring of 2017’s first Nordic event, and one that is likely to be a big draw, for several reasons: unusual location, interesting programme and a big thirst for both networking and drinks in midst of Thailand’s hot season!…

Thai Ministry of Energy visited Embassy of Norway






On 24 March 2017 Norway’s Ambassador to Thailand, H.E. Kjetil Paulsen, met with representatives from the Ministry of Energy in Thailand to discuss the Norwegian energy sector and how Norway manages its ownership and revenues from the petroleum industry. In the meeting Deputy Director-General of the Department of Mineral Fuels in the Ministry of Energy,…

Denmark and Norway attends Singapore Maritime Week






End of April equals Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), which is very significant for the stakeholders within shipping and other related maritime industries from, in particular, Denmark and Norway. It is once again time to gather in Singapore to learn, share and network. Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) is the leading maritime event in Singapore. Driven by…

New NBAS Board 2017 elected






On 31 March the Annual General Meeting of NBAS, Norwegian Business Association (Singapore) elected its new Board. Two new members joined the board, namely Mr Magnus Grimeland (Global Fashion Group) and Mr Erik Strømsø (Pareto Securities Asia). NBAS also welcome their new Executive Director, Ms Silje Kalsaas. NBAS also thanked Ms Una Skram for her…