Tag: norway

Denmark, Finland and Norway praised for having robust economic safety nets during the pandemic

Three Nordic nations, Denmark, Finland and Norway, are placed well as countries with a robust economic safety in new report ‘The World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report Special Edition 2020’. The World Economic Forum talks in general terms about the nations it believes have best coped in economic terms with the pandemic. The newly released…

Norwegian MHWirth to deliver $80M Drilling Equipment Package for Chinese Drillship

Norwegian drilling solutions provider MHWirth, has secured an order valued at about USD 80 million to deliver a drilling equipment package for a Chinese drillship. MHWirth is part of Asastor, a Norway-based oilfield services investment company. The company will deliver topside drilling equipment to be installed onboard a drillship operated by China’s Guangzhou Marine Geological…

Norway opens borders for most European countries on 15 July 2020

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on 10 July 2020 their borders are going to reopening to certain countries from 15 July 2020. As well as additional advice that traveling should be well thought out as Covid-19 situation is still unpredictable globally. The statement said: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is introducing new exceptions…

Global seafood industry affected after Coronavirus found in China

Norway along with the global seafood industry will sustain a temporary impact after the latest coronavirus detected in Beijing’s Fengtai district on 13 June 2020, causing salmon sales to be suspended nationwide, analysts said. The virus was detected on a chopping board used by a seller of imported salmon at Fengtai’s Xinfadi market, which led…

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…

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,…

Bangkok design week hosts photo exhibition celebrating 115 years relationship with Norway

Thai embassy in Oslo together with Thai historians initiated in a memorial photography journey of Lady Sirikittiya Jensen who wishes to follow her Great grand father’s footstep in Norway. The series of her artistic photography work is now on display for public as part of Bangkokdesignweek2020 and the exhibition celebrates 115 years of diplomatic relations…

Myanmar waste management start up brings positive change

RecyGlo, a waste-management and data analytics startup based in Yangon, Myanmar is planing to expands further into other ASIAN countries. RecyGlo has been part of several accelerator programmes, such as Accelerating Asia in Singapore and Katapult Ocean Accelerator Program in Norway. In February 2019. The startup is currently raising a US$350,000 bridge funding and expects…