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Wallenius Wilhelmsen makes PSA its SE-Asian hub

Global shipping and logistics company Wallenius Wilhelmsen has recently renewed its Appropriated Berth Agreement (ABA) with PSA Corporation Ltd. (PSA), which is the operator of the world’s largest container transhipment hub, PSA Singapore.      Signing on behalf of Wallenius Wilhelmsen was Mr. Anders Boman, Head of Region Asia, and for PSA, Mr. Tan Puay Hin, Head…

Tandberg Data launches ‘marketplace’ website in Asia

Norwegian Tandberg Data Asia Pte Ltd, which supply and manufacture professional tape information storage products worldwide, has launched a website especially for its Asia Pacific customers and business partners.      The Asian website, www.tandberg.com.sg, is hosted in Singapore and the first of its kind for Tandberg Data anywhere. It is designed for interactive use. With content…

Norwegian pavilion at Asia Pacific Maritime 2004

The Norwegian Trade Council (NTC) in Singapore and the Association of Norwegian Maritime Exporters (NME) are together organizing a Norwegian Pavilion at the forthcoming Asia Pacific Maritime 2004, which is to be held at Singapore Expo exhibition centre on March 24-26 next year.      Asia Pacific Maritime, or SingaPort as it was formerly known, is an…

Swedish institution wants Asian MBA-students

The Stockholm School of Economics has participated in seven Asian trade fairs during November in an effort to recruit new students to the school’s new MBA-program, writes Swedish business daily DI.      Cities visited on the road show are Singapore, Bangkok, Mumbai, Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Applications to the new MBA course shall be…

Missionpharma to distribute ViroGates’ new, low-cost HIV-test next year

Danish suppliers of medicine and hospital supplies Missionpharma on July 3 this year signed a cooperation agreement with Danish biotech company ViroGates ApS to obtain the exclusive rights to distribute suPARnostic – a newly invented HIV-test which is expected to be ready on the market in 2004 – in Africa and other countries.      The new…

Grundfos listed in “Ten Great Places to Work For in Europe”

Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos has been listed as one of “Ten Great Places to Work For in Europe” in a survey conducted by the renowned US business magazine, Fortune.      To compile their listing, Fortune canvassed a wide range of people from journalists and securities analysts to social investment researchers and consultants. The top ten were…

Nordic European Centre up and running

After Singapore’s Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong first mooted the idea to erect a Nordic Centre in the island state during a round trip to the Nordic countries in June 1996, this happened:      Groundbreaking ceremony May 1997      The Asian crisis erupts July 1997      Construction contract signed February 1998      Construction is suspended summer 1998      Ownership structure…