Category: Norway

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…

Young blood at Scandinavian Society Siam






Four new members were elected to the board of the nearly 100 year old Scandinavian Society Siam at the AGM on Wednesday 3 May 2017 at Rembrandt Hotel, Bangkok. The three were Pall Steinarsson – Iceland, Kristoffer Paludan – Denmark, James Medlycott – Sweden and Flemming Kruhøffer – Denmark. In particular Kristoffer Paludan and James Medlycott will help…

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…

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!…