Latest Scandinavian Maritime News

Next online maritime discussion for young professionals starts on 5 June

The Norwegian embassy Singapore announced on upcoming maritime online event on 3 June 2020. The statement said: The Norwegian young professional community in Singapore is closely linked to the maritime industry. The next online gathering will be on 5 June 2020 with the topic of “GLOBAL YOUNG SHIPPING FORUM: WHAT NOW?” The forum involves youth…

Norwegian Business Association Singapore hosts the first Virtual Maritime Tech Conference

Norwegian Business Association Singapore (NABS) members Heron Advisory, Ronny Waage together with Tim Polson from Klaveness Digital, are joining forces to provide an exciting afternoon focused on maritime tech innovation. Sign up here for joining Singapore’s First Virtual Maritime Tech Conference (VMTC) on Wednesday 27 May from 2-6 pm. Other NBAS members contributing to this…

Wilhelmsen started crowd funding to support seafarers during Covid-19 crisis

Wilhelmsen, the Norwegian ship management company announced that they have started supporting a crowdfunding campaign by Mission’s Samaritan’s Fund to support affected seafarers during Covid-19 crisis, on 20 May 2020. The Mission’s Samaritan’s Fund helps provide support where it is most needed by seafarers and their families, often in life-changing situations. The Wilhelmsen statement said…

Wärtsilä Regas modules supplied for China’s first new built FSRU

The technology group Wärtsilä published an official statement on the latest accomplishment of successfully managed and completed delivery of three large-scale regasification modules for China’s first new built LNG (Liquid Natural Gas) Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU), on 12 May 2020. The ‘Transgas Power’, the vessel, was built at the Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard in Shanghai for…

Norwegian offshore engineering won Malaysian base crude oil production company contract

Norwegian offshore EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) contractor Aragon has won a contract to deliver topside modules for Malaysia-based Yinson’s Anna Nery FPSO that will produce oil from Petrobras’ Marlim field in Brazil. The Bergen-based company, part of Singapore’s SembMarine, said that the contract covers the engineering, procurement, and construction of 7 modules for the gas…

WISTA associations in Scandinavia and Asia start to collaborate

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) has announced that several national WISTA associations have come together in an initiative to support seafarers. WISTA Norway and WISTA Singapore are some of the national departments of WISTA in the initiative. The WISTA associations will grant free WISTA membership for seafarers through 31 August 2020, reports…

Nordic gas supplier secured contract with Singaporean AET tankers

Nordic gas supplier Gasum has secured a contract to bunker LNG as a fuel for two new dual-fuel powered crude shuttle tankers when they enter service in 2020 under a long-term charter to Equinor. The two 123,100-dwt shuttle tankers Eagle Blane and Eagle Balder are chartered by Equinor and owned by AET Sea Shuttle AS,…

Wärtsilä launched new LNG bunkering and supply system

Wärtsilä has announced that it is launching its new LNG Bunkering & Supply System simulator at the Global LNG Bunkering Summit 2020 conference, which will be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 28 to 30 January. Wärtsilä says, the simulator has already been installed at maritime academies and consulting facilities in Malaysia, Italy and Finland.…

Indonesia to buy Danish ships to strengthen coastal guard patrol

Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto will purchase more warships built in Denmark, possible similar to the Iver Huitfeldt size frigates, which Indonesia bought from Denmark last year. The warships will reportedly be used to guard Indonesia’s outermost waters, including around the Natuna Islands, Indonesian Goverment announced on 17 January 2020. The Natuna sea is currently the…