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Nor-Shipping 2013: More happening than ever before

Jun 11, 2013 09:14 GMT Oslo, Norway, June 11, 2013: Nor-Shipping 2013 expanded to include more activities and elements than ever before – both those organized by Nor-Shipping as well as the wider maritime community.

Tre vinnere kunngjort for Nor-Shipping Awards

Jun 04, 2013 21:05 GMT Oslo, 4 juni 2013: Nor-Shipping kunngjorde i dag vinnerne av Nor-Shipping Awards for 2013. Prisene, som ble tildelt under Nor-Shippings åpningskonferanse, er en utmerkelse for prestasjoner innen tre ulike områder - energieffektivitet, nyskapende skipsdesign og ungt entreprenørskap.

Winners announced for three Nor-Shipping Awards

Jun 04, 2013 09:40 GMT Oslo, Norway, June 4, 2013: Nor-Shipping announced today the winners of the 2013 Nor-Shipping Awards recognizing achievements in three different areas – energy efficiency, innovative ship design and young entrepreneurship. The awards were presented at the Nor-Shipping Opening Conference.

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Supporting seafarers

Aug 12, 2014 14:08 GMT The maritime community takes its corporate social responsibility seriously and so does Nor-Shipping. For the 2015 event, cooperation is in place to support the welfare charity Mission to Seafarers, which serves merchant sailors around the world.

Down to business at the top of the world

Jun 18, 2014 08:18 GMT Norwegian maritime leaders have joined their peers in other industries to establish the first Arctic event by business, for business.

Action in Athens

Jun 18, 2014 06:49 GMT Early this June, many ventured from around the world to Athens, Greece for Posidonia 2014 – and not just for the event’s well-known party circuit but also for its exhibition.

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Young Entrepreneur Award Nominee: Styrk Bekkenes, Noreq AS (Norway)

May 21, 2013 14:53 GMT Named “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year” for western Norway in 2011, Bekkenes is now Managing Director of Noreq. Together with five former colleagues, Bekkenes started the long process of establishing a new company in the maritime industry. Founded in 2006, Noreq is now one of the key players in the lifesaving industry with nearly 130 employees in eight countries.

Young Entrepreneur Award Nominee: Tor M. Østervold, ECOsubsea

May 21, 2013 14:51 GMT Born into a family of fishermen, Østervold came up with the idea of hull cleaning without using toxic materials or expensive docking based on his experience from working on board a commercial vessel while he was completing his master’s in international shipping in Plymouth. He is CEO of ECOsubsea, a company he founded in 2008 and whose partners include Wilh. Wilhelmsen and Innovation Norway.

Young Entrepreneur Award Nominee: Christoffer Thorsheim, WTL Logistics (United Arab Emirates)

May 21, 2013 14:49 GMT Voted one of Norway’s top 100 young talented leaders in 2012 and 2011. He is the founder and Managing Director of WTL Logistics, an independent logistics and transport service provider. His accomplishments include establishing a land bridge linking the port of Karachi to US and ISAF military bases in Afghanistan, allowing for the safe delivery of military and humanitarian cargo.

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Nor-Shipping 2013 Opening Conference brochure

Mar 08, 2013 09:16 GMT One of Nor-Shipping’s objectives is to keep the industry firmly on the public radar. The Nor-Shipping 2013 Opening Conference is an opportunity to do just that. This conference addresses topics and encourages dialogue that can truly make a difference for our collective future, moving the industry forward and gaining attention and respect.

Nor-Shipping 2013 official brochure

Mar 08, 2013 08:26 GMT Established more than 50 years ago, Nor-Shipping is the premier forum for the global maritime industry, with international maritime executives gathering for a week filled with exhibitions, conferences, debates, meetings and networking. Nor-Shipping 2013 takes place from June 4-7.


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