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Nor-Shipping is at the center of the oceans. This is where the maritime and ocean industries meet every two years ? a natural hub for key decision makers from across the world to connect, collaborate and do deals to unlock new business opportunity. This is your arena for ocean solutions. The next Nor-Shipping conference in Oslo will be held from June 4-7, 2019.

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Maritime and Ocean Industries Set to Descend on Oslo for Nor-Shipping

By Nor-Shipping 2019-05-28 21:09:13

With just a few days to go before Nor-Shipping 2019, Your Arena for Ocean Solutions, opens its doors, organisers are anticipating greater interest, interaction and innovation than ever before. This, Nor-Shipping Director Per Martin Tanggaard believes, is indicative of both a new sense of industry optimism and an appreciation of the event week’s revitalised ocean perspective. With a diverse programme of networking and knowledge sharing activity, added to a sold out 22,500m2 exhibition space in Lillestrøm, over 30,000 delegates are...

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UN Global Compact Plans Meeting on Oceans at Nor-Shipping

By Nor-Shipping 2019-05-28 20:59:31

The United Nations Global Compact is set to hold a High Level Meeting on Ocean as part of Nor-Shipping 2019, gathering leading politicians, maritime and ocean industry executives, UN representatives, NGOs and other key stakeholders in Oslo. Co-hosted by the Norwegian Government and the UN Global Compact, the meeting, taking place on June 3, will be followed by a further group meeting on June 4 to discuss progress with the UN Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business. It is,...

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Norwegian Royalty Look to Ocean Future at Nor-Shipping 2019

By Nor-Shipping 2019-05-07 15:58:29

King Harald of Norway and his son Crown Prince Haakon will demonstrate their support for industries that contribute to a healthy, productive ocean at Nor-Shipping 2019. The King will appear in person at Nor-Shipping’s Opening Ceremony at Oslo City Hall on June 3, while his son and heir to the throne will be the guest of honor at the Ocean Leadership Conference on June 4.  His Majesty King Harald will attend a ceremony combining presentations, entertainment and award announcements, with...

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Inchcape: Trust in Transparency

By Nor-Shipping 2019-03-19 09:23:45

Inchcape Shipping Services is determined to bring transparency to the traditionally opaque world of ships agencies, combining its global presence with the power of digital technology to position itself as a trusted partner for maritime leaders. CEO Frank Olsen believes change is on its way. “Put it like this,” says Olsen. “If you’re a leading shipping company that values compliance, responsible operations and optimal efficiency, why would you choose a ships agency that offered anything less than those same standards?” Olsen,...

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Wilhelmsen Looks to the Future of Maritime

By Nor-Shipping 2019-01-07 13:32:16

Thomas Wilhelmsen, the CEO of the Wilhelmsen group of companies, wants his firm to lead from the front with a smart balance of innovation and tradition. The diversified company has been serving the industry for nearly 160 years, and it is building on its history with investments in the latest technology: it just launched the world’s first autonomous shipping firm, Massterly, as well as Raa Labs, a maritime digital start-up. “There’s been a lot of focus on Massterly, our drone...

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Awakening Connectivity

By Nor-Shipping 2018-12-13 21:31:00

Helsinki-based technology group Wärtsilä wants to lay the foundations for a future where connectivity – of systems, industry and stakeholders – drives greater efficiency, environmental performance and living standards. Roger Holm, president of Wärtsilä Marine Solutions, explains ‘An Oceanic Awakening’. “If you connect things you create greater efficiency, understanding and value. That’s smart. Working in isolation is not," Holm says. It’s a simple idea that forms the foundation for some very complex systems and breathtakingly ambitious objectives.  Transforming tomorrow September 2018 saw Wärtsilä launch its...

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Nor-Shipping, DNV GL Partner On "Sustainable Event" Standard

By Nor-Shipping 2018-11-15 19:32:08

Nor-Shipping is aiming to set a new benchmark for the maritime and ocean event segment with a move to achieve ISO 20121 certification from DNV GL. The initiative complements Nor-Shipping’s repositioning as ‘your arena for ocean solutions’ as it evolves to focus on supporting, serving and facilitating sustainable success for its core maritime audience within the rapidly developing ocean space. In becoming the first industry player to embark upon ISO 20121 (The Sustainable Events Management System Standard for Events Organisations) Nor-Shipping is,...

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Nor-Shipping Heads to UN, UN Heads to Nor-Shipping

By Nor-Shipping 2018-09-24 22:03:00

Over the course of the next two days Nor-Shipping is joining a host of business leaders, NGOs, diplomats and politicians at the UN headquarters in New York to help plot a pathway for sustainable commercial activity in the ocean space. Nor-Shipping Director Per Martin Tanggaard will assist a group working on the development of the UN Global Compact’s Sustainable Ocean Business Action Platform, before hosting the next high-level meeting on the initiative in Norway at Nor-Shipping 2019. Part of the...

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How Open Data Could Save Our Oceans

By Nor-Shipping 2018-08-13 20:55:55

According to data strategy and governance pioneer Steven Adler, the maritime industry must share its huge volume of data if it wants to prosper. Adler sees ships as platforms just waiting to be utilized to help us to manage our fragile ocean environments. He believes the data they collect can be pooled to unlock unique insights into the state of the ocean, the trends in its development, and the ways in which we can exploit resources while actually safeguarding and supporting its well-being....

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