Tag: norwegian

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…

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…

Suspected murderer of Norwegian woman might be in Cambodia

A Japanese man suspected in a murder case of a Norwegian woman in Laos may now be in Kampot, Cambodia, according to posts on social media. Ogu “Hiro” Horoyuki, 38, is on an Interpol ‘Red Notice’ after the body of Nerid Høiness, a 30-year-old Norwegian woman, was found strangled in the jungle near Vang Vieng…

Norwegian embassy Manila provide contact information to assist stranded travelers

The Norwegian Embassy in Manila has sent out an important message to Norwegian  travelers possibly stranded in the Phillipines due to flights cancellations and border restrictions in various destinations, on 23 March 2020. “Filipino authorities urge foreign embassies to provide information of their stranded travelers to the department of tourism’s regional offices. These information coordinates…

Norwegian industry minister expressed positive progress on free-trade deal with China

Norway aims to reach a free-trade agreement with China by the end of 2020, Norwegian Industry minister said on 8th January 2020, H.E. Torbjoern Roe Isaksen told Reuters during an industry conference in Oslo, “By the end of last year we had good progress in the talks, we continue to be optimistic and think it…

First cargo train bringing Norwegian salmon to China is set to make maiden trip in 2020

The first cargo train loaded with Norwegian salmon is expected to depart Narvik for China early next year, the Norwegian Jernbanemagasinet reports. Thanks to new transport technology, the salmon will still be fresh when it arrives in Xi’an about 10 days after leaving Narvik. Narvik is the northernmost cargo railway station on the coast of…

Norway passed a new law regarding dual citizenship from 1st January 2020

The Royal Embassy of Norway in Bangkok announced a new law that allows Norwegians to hold dual citizenship from 1st January 2020. The statement said: If you are a Norwegian citizen and wish to become a citizen of another country after January 1 2020, you will be able to have double citizenship, according to Norwegian…

China’s refinery sector to buy Norwegian Johan Sverdrup crude oil in 2020

China appears likely to add Norway into the list of its regular crude oil suppliers in 2020, with the country’s independent refineries especially finding North Sea’s new Johan Sverdrup crude attractive for its competitive price and familiar specification. “We have run multiple tests and found the grade acceptable. Its specification is not bad, which is…

Norwegian press photographer released a photo book representing the nations love of their Royals

Helt Konge‘s collection of photos were all taken by Elin Høyland, a press photographer for newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN) who’s also known for the artistry of her work, earlier books and several exhibitions. Høyland’s work for DN over the past 20 years has also brought her inside countless venues in Norway, according to newsinenglish.no. She gradually became…

Singapore company leases new environmentally friendly aircrafts to Braathens Regional Airways

Singapore aircraft leasing company, Avation has taken out a green loan from Deutsche Bank to finance its purchase of an ATR 72-600 plane. Aviation will then lease it out to the Norwegian owned Swedish’s airline, Braathens Regional Airways (BRA), Mr Jeff Chatfield, Avation executive chairman told Business Times on 19th December 2019. The plane is…