• 2019 April 15 17:28

    Royalty, awards and industry’s next generation line up for Nor-Shipping 2019 Opening Ceremony

    Nor-Shipping is gearing up for a new look Opening Ceremony on Monday 3 June at Oslo City Hall. Your Arena for Ocean Solutions, which takes place in venues across Oslo and Lillestrøm, Norway, between 3 and 7 June, is refining its traditional opening event to include awards presentations, a focus on ’10 women to watch in shipping’, music, high profile speakers, and an exclusive networking event. Guest of honour will be His Majesty King Harald of Norway.

    Now in it’s 52nd year, Nor-Shipping attracts around 35,000 delegates, from over 75 countries, with close to 1,000 exhibiting companies every two years. For 2019 the presentation of its coveted Young Entrepreneur and Next Generation Ship Awards have been switched from the opening conference (now the Ocean Leadership Conference) to the City Hall event, while Youngship will use the occasion to discuss the next generation of talented female industry executives.

    Speakers will highlight ocean opportunities and challenges, before an exclusive drinks reception. Music on the day will be provided by upcoming Norwegian singing star Emma Steinbakken. 

    “Nor-Shipping is evolving, and the Opening Ceremony is no exception,” comments Nor-Shipping Director Per Martin Tanggaard. “Rather than a celebration of the past and present we want to use it set sights firmly on the future – to identify and help enable new and sustainable business opportunities in the ocean for our core maritime audience. 

    “This ceremony will help define both our own approach and what lies on the horizon for the industry, as we blend political perspectives with the need to focus on technology, talent, sustainability and collaboration. With a specially invited audience spanning the worlds of business, politics, society and academia we believe this is an ideal platform to kick start a week of debate, cooperation, innovation, engagement and, we hope, significant industry progress.”

    The Mayor of Oslo, Marianne Borgen, is the official host of the ceremony, with Nor-Shipping’s Head of Sustainability and Technology Silje Bareksten alongside Tanggaard leading proceedings from the stage. Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry Torbjørn Røe Isaksen will deliver one of the keynote speeches, while global charity Mercy Ships will also detail its work helping and healing those in need. 

    The main ceremony will run from 17.00 to 18.00, with a networking reception following immediately afterwards.

    “The Opening Ceremony will be informative, but also enjoyable,” Tanggaard concludes. “Nor-Shipping is known as an arena where doing business is a pleasure, as industry colleagues network and build fruitful relationships in environments that are often as entertaining as they are productive. We will start as we mean to go on and can promise everyone attending an evening to remember. Personally speaking, I can’t wait to get started.” 

    Nor-Shipping 2019 takes place in Oslo and Lillestrøm, Norway, from 04 to 07 June 2019.




2019 July 19

18:10 NYK holds fleet safety promotion conferences for shipowners and ship-management companies
18:04 Incat Tasmania exports new 111 metre ferry to Spain
17:49 World's largest air-cushioned landing craft takes part in Navy Day parade rehearsal in Baltiysk
17:25 Caspian Flotilla ship crews prepare for Naval Parade
17:03 FortisBC secures first export contract for Tilbury LNG facility
16:22 Project documentation for construction of Nizhny Novgorod hydroengineering facility completed - Victor Vovk
16:03 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to East and South Africa
15:50 East Mining Company to invest RUB 11.5 billion in development of its coal project in Sakhalin
15:33 Moby names Damen ASD Tug 2813 Vincenzino O. in Cagliari
15:12 Cargotec posts financial report for January–June 2019
14:47 Blagoveshchensk shipyard completed state trials of hydrographic survey vessel of Project 19910
14:33 NYK recognized for implementation of advanced navigation support tool
14:12 Global Ship Lease announces new charter agreement
13:51 150 graduates of Moscow State Water Transport Academy awarded with diplomas
13:30 RF Government includes NOVATEK’s LNG terminal project into area planning scheme
13:12 Port of Long Beach releases draft Master Plan update
13:07 Epic Gas Ltd. completes acquisition of two vessels of four LPG carriers
12:24 USCG finds federal fisheries violations aboard 5 recreational fishing vessels
12:11 IMO Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman
11:31 Naval Group reports order intake growth in H1 to 3.9bn euro
11:14 Ice-breaking LNG carrier for Yamal LNG Project named NIKOLAY URVANTSEV
10:58 Minister of Transport of Malaysia visits World Maritime University
10:26 Saudi Arabia accedes to two important IMO treaties
09:55 Bunker prices are slightly down at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:50 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, July 19
09:33 Brent Crude futures price is up 1.91% to $63.11, Light Sweet Crude – up 1.48% to $56.12
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is up to 2,130 points

2019 July 18

18:05 Future expectations for MPS Terminal 3 in the port in Tema outlined with Government delegation
17:24 PGNiG acquires interest in another gas field in the North Sea
17:18 DNV GL supports 2020 sulphur compliance with online Ship Implementation Plan
17:05 OOCL announces new Middle East / Indian Subcontinent – North Europe Service
16:35 Consortium including DEME and Jan De Nul explores pioneering high-wave offshore solar technology
16:07 Large maritime market players join hands to create high-wave offshore solar panels
15:52 State Duma makes it easier for foreign tourists to visit Russia’s Arctic
15:35 Incat Tasmania delivers new 111-metre ferry to Spain operator Naviera Armas
15:18 Hapag-Lloyd launches South-East India – Europe Express Service // IEX to start operations in October 2019
15:01 Operation ATALANTA welcomes ESPS CANARIAS
14:26 Bunker prices are slightly down at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
14:00 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Selina with Ausca
13:44 PortNews Media Group's anniversary celebration photo release
13:22 Aleksey Khaidukov as President of Novoship
13:00 Global Ports Holding invites proposals for Duty Free and Travel Retail operations at Malaga, Zadar, Cagliari and Catania cruise ports
12:47 East Mining Company eyes arranging offshore transshipment of coal in Kamchatka under Tata project
12:09 Wärtsilä posts financial results for January-June 2019
11:53 Construction of LNG-powered icebreakers to be financed by NOVATEK – Vyacheslav Ruksha
11:31 RF Deputy PM Maksim Akimov set a task to begin dredging in the Gulf of Ob not later than on 1 August 2019
11:09 Port of Muuga strengthened with new ferry connection to Finland
10:48 Primorsky MRC terminal to offer fully closed transshipment of loose cargo
10:30 MAN Energy Solutions gets subsea compression FEED order from Chevron
10:09 Port of Lowestoft names new state-of-the-art pilot boat
09:56 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, July 18
09:50 APM Terminals Callao launches Peru’s first digital customer platform
09:34 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.17% to $63.77, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.02% to $56.79
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is up to 2,064 points

2019 July 17

18:13 USCG responds to boat collision, assists 4 injured
17:55 LNG vessels to protect environment and increase container turnover at the Port of Riga
17:32 YAMAL LNG obtains certification for the new ISO 45001:2018 and confirms compliance with ISO 14001:2015
17:03 Qatargas delivers 3000th LNG cargo to Japan
16:48 Maslovoz-2 tanker left floating dock of Novorossiysk Ship Repair Yard
16:21 Krasnoye Sormovo delivers the Aleksandr Zuyev, dry cargo carrier of Project RSD59, to STLC