Latest Scandinavian Maritime News

Singapore awaits the next Swedish defense vessels

Singapore will have to wait a bit longer for their new defense vessels due to the Coronavirus pandemic that has prolong their delivery as  original planned. Singaporean Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said that that the delay will not affect SAF operationally as it still operates an existing fleet of submarines (The Swedish Archer and…

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…

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…