Category: Singapore

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…

Avenir provides ’a shot in the arm’ for organizations determined to implement bold change






Owned and run by Swede, Tommy Bartshukoff and Irishwoman, Eithne Kennedy, Avenir is a Singapore-based business specialist practice, operating globally through a network of high-calibre consultants. Says Tommy Bartshukoff: “We have run consultancy projects across the world for global clients such as Ports America Group, Maersk, Pacific Basin Shipping and Kuehne & Nagel – to…

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…

Norwegian Energy Collaboratorium Singapore joins eSmart Systems






eSmart Systems‘ Managing Director in Asia, Henrik Bache has signed the membership agreement for The Norwegian Energy Collaboratorium (NEC) in Singapore, together with Per Christer Lund, Science and Technology Counsellor at Innovation Norway Singapore and The Research Council of Norway. The Norwegian Ambassador to Singapore, Mr Tormod C. Andresen, and Director of Innovation Norway, Singapore,…

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…

Norwegian launches London-Singapore airline route






Changi Airport Group and Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian)  have announced the arrival of the Scandinavian low-cost airline to Singapore. And as the rumours have finally been confirmed it is not a Scandinavian destination but from London (Gatwick) that Norwegian will be connecting Europe with Singapore. Norwegian is scheduled to commence non-stop services on 28 September 2017.…

Fredrik Lager joins Nordea Singapore






Mr Fredrik Lager has joined the Nordic bank Nordea as Head of Nordea Bank S.A, Singapore Branch. “After 11 years with SEB, I decided the time was right to take on new professional challenges. As of 1 April 2017, I am General Manager for Nordea’s private banking business in Asia, headquartered in Singapore,” the well-known…

Singapore Minister visits little Denmark at Mount Faber






On Wednesday 29 March 2017 the Danish Seamen’s Church in Singapore welcomed Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, to a visit at the beautiful Danish Church located on Mount Faber in Singapore. Dorte Bech Vizard, the Danish Ambassador to Singapore and the Port Chaplain at Sømandskirken Singapore accompanied the…

Learning journeys for businesses: Celemi






There are different approaches for companies to drive change and improve their performance. Business simulations and experiential learning (the process of learning through experience) is one established method, with objectives that include: strategic thinking, decision-making, problem solving, financial analysis, teamwork and leadership etc. Scandasia highlights one of the international providers from Sweden, with presence in…

Stena Bulk Singapore: Asia very significant going forward






Stena from Gothenburg, Sweden is a well-known international shipping business, in particular in Northern Europe for its Stena Line – one of the largest ferry operators in the world. Stena Bulk (one of the world’s leading tanker shipping companies), which is less known in comparison, has offices overseas, including in Singapore, and views Asia as…