Tag: technology

Nordic Forum Circular Economy, Energy held in Kuala Lumpur

On 9 October a Nordic Forum on Circular Economy and Energy took place in Kuala Lumpur featuring prominent Nordic as well as Malaysian speakers. The Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in Kuala Lumpur, together with the Honorary Consulate General of Iceland, hosted this forum, in the sidelines of the 10th International Greentech &…

Norwegian offshore service company announced their closure

Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO), a Norwegian offshore service company, has announced that by February 2020 it will be closing its wholly owned subsea services subsidiary, Swire Seabed AS as a result of the effects of the prolonged industry downturn. After that, the operation will be relocated to its Singapore office. The inspection, maintenance and repair…

Finland and Singapore to collaborate on smart technology for the marine sector

The technology group Wärtsilä and Singapore’s PSA Marine have agreed to collaborate in the creation of smart technologies for the marine sector.The signing ceremony was attended by Finland’s Minister of Economic Affairs, the Finnish Ambassador to Singapore, the Singapore Ambassador to Finland, and top executives from both Wärtsilä and PSA Marine.The Letter of Intent was…

Ericsson teams up with Singtel in 5G-venture

The Swedish tech-giant Ericsson is working together with Singtel (Singapore Telecommunications), South-East Asia’s biggest company of its kind. The goal is to connect all of Singapore with a state of the art 5G connection. 5G (fifth generation mobile technology) is the successor of 4G, the most widely used data-connection, especially for smartphone users. Singtel held…

Finland supports innovation project in Vietnam

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ho Chi Minh City has joined together with the Alliance of Mechanical and Technological Businesses and the Hoa Sen Vocational College to launch an innovation project which will focus on the creative growth of various branches of the Vietnamese government and society. The Finnish-backed project will mainly…