Latest Scandinavian Maritime News

Maersk stops transporting waste to mainland China, Hong Kong

The Danish container shipping firm Maersk announced on 20 July 2020 that all solid and chemical waste cargo are not acceptable to be ship to Mainland China and Hongkong from 1 September 2020. China began tightening restrictions on scrap commodities as part of an environmental campaign in 2017 and plans to reduce solid waste imports…

Wärtsilä simulator complex delivered to enhance Indonesian National Marine Police operation training

The technology group Wärtsilä announced on 9 July 2020 that PT MultiIntegra (Wärtsilä’s local representative in Indonesia) have successfully supplied the marine simulator complex to the Marine Police Education and Training Center under Indonesian National Police Education Agency (Lemdikpol). Mr. Nurtjahjo, Sales Division Head of PT MultiIntegra said “The combined ability of Wärtsilä and PT…

Denmark continues to support Myanmar’s Sustainable Fisheries Programme

The Danish Embassy announced that Denmark continues to support on sustainable fishing in Myanmar in their official update on 2 July 2020. The statement said: “The Danish Ambassador to Myanmar, H.E. John Nielsen, reaffirmed Danish support to the Sustainable Coastal Fisheries Programme during his VDO conference meeting with the officials from the Ministry of Agriculture,…

Norwegian Charge d’ affaires discussed threats to the ocean in Vietnamese talkshow

The Norwegian Charge d’affaires a.i. Mr Jan Whilhelm Grythe recently participated in a TV Talk Show on oceans and solutions for the sustainable development of Vietnam’s ocean economy, according to an official statement from the Norwegian embassy in Vietnam on 6 July 2020. Mr Jan Whilhelm Grythe shared Norway’s stories and experiences on the development…

Danish tanker company chose Norwegian maintenance system

The  Danish tanker company TORM announced in an official statement on 30 June 2020, that they have chosen the Norwegian company DNV GL maintenance system to digitalise surveys and improve performance. DNV GL’s Machinery Maintenance Connect (MMC) enables maintenance data from SERTICA to be presented in a digital dashboard, rather than requiring surveyors to travel…

Danish Weilbach to provide IMDG courses in Singapore

The Danish nautical charts supplier Weilbach has been approved by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to deliver and supply International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code. As the name implies, the code is about handling dangerous goods for shipment by sea properly and safely to prevent incidents that puts lives, property and the…

Kongsberg Digital delivers first K-Sim Fast Craft simulators to Singapore Police Coast Guard’s Training Centre

Singapore Police Coast Guard’s Training Centre has now started regular training on four new Kongsberg simulators which was delivered end of last year. The four high-speed craft simulators are capable of replicating different boat types, all of which will be integrated with weapon capabilities for full-scale tactical training. The four installed simulators are supplied under…

Wilhelmsen coordinates Singapore’s first full crew change for Synergy Group using new protocol

The Norwegian ships agency Wilhelmsen published an official statement on 6 June 2020. The subject is regarding the success in organizing crew for Synergy group with new safety measurement protocol. The statement said: The first seafarers to benefit from the use of chartered flight to comply with the new crew change protocol, developed by the…

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…