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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.…

Ramboll acquires Singaporean consultant Web Structures

Danish consulting engineer Ramboll has announced the acquisition of Singaporean consultant Web Structures, which specialises in design and engineering services for high-rise buildings, on 7 January 2020. The deal will allow Ramboll to expand to its 4,500 payroll with 120 designers and engineers based in offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai and London. Web Structures…

Finnish PM set 2020 goal for sustainabilty while the King of Malaysia asked for unity and harmony

World leaders used their New Year messages to stress the importance of preserving the environment, while some discussed internal political issues and foreign policy. Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin, the world’s youngest head of government at 34, said her goal was to make Finland “a financially responsible, socially equitable and environmentally sustainable society”. “We are entering…

Swedish embassies announces new app for Swedes travelling overseas

Swedish Embassy’s in Asia are closed during Christmas holiday period but they do not stop to assist to travellers in need. With concerns that travelling overseas may include language and cultural difference, Swedish citizens may now download a new “UD resklar” app to assist in case of emergency and to keep up to current travel…

Finnish government offers online course in Artificial Intelligence: Free worldwide!

In 2018, Finland launched a free online crash course in artificial intelligence (AI) with the aim of educating its own citizens about this new technology. Finland now offers the six week program for anyone worldwide interested in learning more about AI. It is in English and German today, – and of course in Finnish and…

Telenor chose Ericsson for 5G supplier and continues cooperation with Huawei

Norway’s largest mobile operator Telenor announced at a press conference in Oslo, they would continue working with Chinese company Huawei, while adding Sweden’s Ericsson for its fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network as its new supplier on 13th December 2019. Telenor’s top management said that Ericsson is their new 5G supplier. The reason for the cooperation with…

Longest serving Malaysia PM suggests Finland’s youngest PM combine advice from elders, young ideas

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad, the world’s oldest serving premier, suggested it would be a good idea for the world’s youngest prime minister, Finland’s Sanna Marin, to ask elders for their advice. “While we believe in the idealism of young people, it is also important  for them to consider the experience of the old people,” Mahathir, 94,…

Copenhagen FinTech aims at more continuous presence in Singapore

The largest ever Fintech delegation from Denmark visited Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) in November, comprising a total of 30 companies and 60+ people, exhibiting in the dedicated Danish booth area. At SFF, the world’s largest Fintech event, Denmark’s Ambassador Dorte Bech Vizard cut the ribbon, assisted by Copenhagen Fintech Association’s CEO Thomas Krogh Jensen. Copenhagen…

Finnish Konecranes bought remaining 50% stake in MHE-Demag South East Asia

Finnish industrial crane maker Konecranes has agreed to buy the outstanding 50% stake in its MHE-Demag joint venture in Southeast Asia from partner Jebsen & Jessen for 147 million euros on 5th December 2019. MHE-Demag, which has 1,800 employees, operates in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. According to Reuters, Konecranes…