2020 Bulkers is set for its first day trading on Norway’s Oslo Axess on Friday following an approval by the Oslo Stock Exchange for the listing.

The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has raised the security level for vessels sailing in the Straits of Hormuz and advised ships to remain well clear of Iranian waters following an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman this morning.

As the Norwegian government moves to be one of the leading actors in the push to green shipping Prime Minister Erna Solberg says their experience is these investments pay off.

Canada-based offshore vessels operator Horizon Maritime has opened a new Norwegian branch office, in line with a previous acquisition of a harsh environment offshore vessel for operations in Northern Europe.

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) in collaboration with Norway has launched a major project support its strategy to cut shipping’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 50% by 2050.

Teekay Offshore Partners has secured $165.5m in long term financing from the Norwegian government for four new shuttle tankers which will operate with zero volatile compounds (VOC) emissions.

DNV GL announced that the classification society’s classed vessels are now able to utilise remote surveys for some inspections through its Veracity data platform.

Wärtsilä is set to deliver the world’s first hybrid retrofit installation for a short-sea vessel owned by Hagland Shipping, following an agreement inked in December 2018.

Norway’s Wilhelmsen has introduced a new digital start-up named Raa Labs to speed up maritime digitalisation.

Optimarin reports that its USCG-approved ballast water treatment (BWT) technology will be aboard the Norwegian Polar Institute’s new research vessel Kronprins Haakon, due to be christened by Fincantieri next week.

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