Norwegian Maritime Authority News

Nor-Shipping to bring Ocean Now to deliver value, insights, analysis to the maritime industry

Ocean Now will also build excitement for Nor-Shipping 2022 – the first ‘winter’ Nor-Shipping, taking place 10-13 January in Oslo and Lillestrøm, Norway. “Originally, 1 June was set as the date of Nor-Shipping 2021, but, of course, the pandemic put paid to those plans,” comments Per Martin Tanggaard, Nor-Shipping Director. “So, we wanted to create something to help fill the gap left by the lack of physical gatherings, providing an event where the indust...

Kongsberg Maritime and Massterly sign contracts with ASKO to equip two new vessels with autonomous Technology

Kongsberg Maritime and Massterly (a Kongsberg Wilhelmsen joint venture) have signed contracts with the Norwegian grocery distributor ASKO to equip two new vessels with autonomous technology, and to manage their operations at sea. With Norwegian companies delivering around 60% of the investment, this is a major milestone for the growth of sustainable maritime operations in Norway. The fully electric ships will replace 2 million kilometers of truck transport, saving 5,000 tonnes of CO2 every year...

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