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Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Photo of the Johan Castberg FPSO courtesy Equinor
Offshore

Giant Johan Castberg FPSO Prepares to Set Sail

By Stephen Treloar and Kari Lundgren (Bloomberg) — The vessel that will tap Norway’s newest oil field is now undergoing final checks before setting

8 mins ago
Total Views: 38

Monday, April 15, 2024
Ice-resistant self-propelled platform Severniy Polus. (Source: Roshydromet)
Shipping

Russian Survey Platform Drifts Into Norwegian Territorial Waters

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – A Russian ice-resistant survey platform has drifted with pack ice into Norwegian territorial waters to the north of the

April 15, 2024
Total Views: 3443

Monday, March 11, 2024
An illustration showing the Goliat FPSO powered by floating offshore wind turbines. Photo courtesy Odfjell Oceanwind
Offshore

Odfjell Oceanwind Secures Major Funding for Barents Sea Floating Wind Project

Odfjell Oceanwind, in partnership with Source Galileo Norge and Kansai Electric Power Company, has been awarded a significant grant amounting to around US $190

March 11, 2024
Total Views: 1121

Friday, March 1, 2024
A Sikorsky S-92 helicopter hovering
Shipping

Norway’s Oil Industry Resumes Helicopter Flights After Deadly Crash

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Stine Jacobsen OSLO, March 1 (Reuters) – Norwegian oil companies resumed helicopter flights to offshore oil and gas fields

March 1, 2024
Total Views: 2524

Thursday, February 29, 2024
A Sikorsky S-92 helicopter hovering
Accidents

Norway May Ground Sikorsky Helicopters After North Sea Crash

OSLO, Feb 29 (Reuters) – Norway on Thursday halted all helicopter traffic to its offshore oil and gas fields after a deadly crash, and said it was

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 3634

Friday, February 16, 2024
aerial of an offshore wind turbine
Offshore

Norway Picks Bidders for First Auction for Offshore Wind Farms

(Bloomberg) — Equinor ASA, BP Plc and Shell Plc were among companies that were selected to take part in an auction for Norway’s first fixed-base

February 16, 2024
Total Views: 480

Monday, January 15, 2024
Naval diplomacy in London
Shipping

Beyond G7 Gunboats: The Case for Naval Diplomacy to Secure the Red Sea

Both the G7 and the US-led military coalition have been unsuccessful in protecting trade in the Red Sea, Black Sea and other maritime regions. Is there a more

January 15, 2024
Total Views: 7583

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Chunk of Norway’s Offshore Gas Discoveries Risk Going Untapped
Offshore

Chunk of Norway’s Offshore Gas Discoveries Risk Going Untapped

(Bloomberg) — A swath of Norway’s offshore gas discoveries risk remaining untapped due to challenges ranging from complex reservoirs to costs of

December 5, 2023
Total Views: 1496

Monday, November 13, 2023
A support vessel is seen next to a wind turbine at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain
Offshore

Orsted Quits Norway Offshore Wind Projects

By Rachel Morison and Priscila Azevedo Rocha (Bloomberg) — Orsted A/S has withdrawn from a partnership developing offshore wind projects in Norway as

November 13, 2023
Total Views: 4328

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
The Royal Norwegian Navy's KV Sortland pictured near the Troll A platform in the North Sea in September 2022. Photo courtesy Royal Norwegian Navy
Defense

Norwegian Navy Shadows Chinese Ship ID’d in Baltic Pipeline Damage Probe

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Anne Kauranen OSLO/HELSINKI, Oct 18 (Reuters) – A Norwegian Navy ship shadowed a Chinese container ship

October 18, 2023
Total Views: 14611

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
An illustration of Nexans' next-generation cable laying vessel. Image courtesy Ulstein
Shipbuilding

Ulstein to Build Next-Generation Cable Layer in Norway

French-based electrification company Nexans has entered into a shipbuilding contract with Ulstein Group shipyard Ulstein Verft for the construction of a large

September 26, 2023
Total Views: 1471

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Norway’s Aker BP May Explore for Seabed Minerals
Offshore

Norway’s Aker BP May Explore for Seabed Minerals

OSLO, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Norway’s second-largest listed oil and gas company, Aker BP, said it would consider applying for licenses to mine

September 20, 2023
Total Views: 954

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
A general view of the offshore wind farm Hywind Tampen, North Sea August 23, 2023. NTB/Ole Berg-Rusten via REUTERS
Offshore

Norway Opens World’s Largest Floating Offshore Wind Farm

Norway is marking the opening of the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, which will be used to power offshore oil and gas fields in the North

August 23, 2023
Total Views: 2026

Tuesday, August 22, 2023
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Energy

European Gas Surges on Australia LNG Talks and Norway Outages

(Bloomberg) — European natural gas extended gains as heavy maintenance in Norway adds to volatility in a market already spooked by the threat of strikes

August 22, 2023
Total Views: 1180

Friday, July 14, 2023
Aerial view of Floating solar power plant and wind turbine farm
Energy

Solar Farms Out at Sea Are Clean Energy’s Next Breakthrough

(Bloomberg) — Buffeted by waves as high as 10 meters (32 feet) in China’s Yellow Sea about 30 kilometers off the coast of Shandong province,

July 14, 2023
Total Views: 3578

Thursday, June 29, 2023
offshore oil rig
Offshore

Norway Approves Offshore Oil and Gas Projects Worth Over $18 Billion

Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has granted approval for 19 oil and gas projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, totaling investments of

June 29, 2023
Total Views: 1362

Friday, May 26, 2023
Fish Farm Support Vessel Completes Complex Autonomous Voyage in Norway
Shipping

Fish Farm Support Vessel Completes Complex Autonomous Voyage in Norway

A fish farm support vessel has successfully completed what is said to be one of the most complex autonomous maritime voyages ever conducted off the coast of

May 26, 2023
Total Views: 3721

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
US Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier ‘Gerald R. Ford’ Arrives in Oslo
Defense

US Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier ‘Gerald R. Ford’ Arrives in Oslo

By Gwladys Fouche and Victoria Klesty OSLO, May 24 (Reuters) – The world’s largest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, sailed

May 24, 2023
Total Views: 7703

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
johan sverdrup offshore field
Offshore

Equinor to Boost Production Capacity at Giant Johan Sverdrup Oil Field

Norwegian energy company Equinor has confirmed that its colossal Johan Sverdrup oil field, situated in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, has the potential

May 23, 2023
Total Views: 848

Monday, May 15, 2023
Low-Emission Short-Sea Cargo Ship Project Wins Enova Funding
Environment

Low-Emission Short-Sea Cargo Ship Project Wins Enova Funding

Enova, the Norwegian government fund, has announced a grant of NOK 130 million (US $12.25 million) to Skarv Shipping Solutions AS for the acquisition of three

May 15, 2023
Total Views: 1643
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