Tag: oil

Beautiful Ivar Aasen topsides send-off before sailing away to Norway

For 3 years the Ivar Aasen topdeck project has been under construction in Singapore, and the platform deck for the Ivar Aasen project is now on its way to Norway after sailaway from the yard area in Singapore on Monday 6 June 2016. Finishing a project as giant as the Ivar Aasen topdeck deserved a…

Norwegian Boys’ Choir attracts 850 guests to church concert

“If it doesn’t give you goose bumps, you need help. Seriously,” said Karl Johnny Hersvik, CEO of Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA (The Norwegian Company), before 60 Norwegian boys began their performance of their first public concert in Asia. Looking around the fully seated church guests, it was indeed difficult not to spot a person not…

Ivar Aasen topsides ready to sail away from Singapore in May 2016

A Norwegian topsides platform is ready to be sent home to Norway from Singapore. In the beginning of June 2016, the topsides to Ivar Aasen will sail away to Trondheim, which will be marked with a huge official celebration on 24 May 2016 by oil company Det norske oljeselskap ASA (Det norske) beginning from early morning. The ceremony itself…

Maersk remains stable in Singapore

Maritime Singapore is built on three pillars, according to Rene Piil Pedersen, group representative Singapore/Asia-Pacific, Maersk Group and managing director, AP Moller Singapore Pte Ltd. These are competitiveness, that is, a globally competitive taxation scheme, ease of doing business, etc; stability, ie, a consistent, long-term transparent government policy executed by competent government and institutions, rule…

Norwegian Boys’ Choir invited to sing in Singapore

On the occasion of launching the new oil rig”Ivar Aasen”, the Norwegian oil company ASA invited the Nidaros Cathedral Boys’ Choir to perform at their event on 21 May 2016. The choir will perform on the shipyard, and again at the following “Sail-Away”-party at hotel Ritz Carlton in Singapore. After the launching the rig will…