Norwegian Shipowners Association 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...

The launch of NORMA Cyber, Norway’s cyber security centre, generates widespread interest in the field of maritime cyber security

NORMA Cyber was formally opened on 1 January 2021. The centre will provide cyber security services to Norwegian shipping companies and several ship owners, who have already become members of NORMA Cyber. “We have experienced great interest from the shipping and maritime industries, and the ambition is to give Norwegian shipping an international competitive advantage, as digitalisation in shipping picks up speed,” said Lars Benjamin Vold, Managing Director of NORMA Cyber. Maritime c...

Norwegian shipping industry to establish maritime cyber-centre in Norway

The Norwegian shipping industry is currently in the process of establishing an international centre to meet the growing threat of cybercrime. Behind the initiative are the Norwegian Shipowners' Mutual War Risks Insurance Association (DNK) and the Norwegian Shipowners' Association. Together, they will form the Norwegian Maritime Cyber Resilience Centre (NORMA Cyber), to be operational from 1 January 2021. NORMA Cyber will deliver a number of cyber security services to members of DNK and the Norw...

Norwegian Shipowners Association and shipping companies set ambitious goal to go climate neutral by 2050

Shipping accounts for 2.2% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Norwegian shipping companies are now taking a leading role in the fight against climate change. The goal is for the entire Norwegian fleet to be climate neutral by 2050. The aim of the Paris Agreement is to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has given the world ten years to halve the total greenhouse gas emissions and maintains that they must drop to net-zero emissions by 2050. Clim...

Norwegian Shipowners Association follows the developments of COVID-19 virus spread and its implications for the shipping industry

The Norwegian Shipowners Association follows the development of the Corona virus (COVID-19) closely and has a good dialogue with its members, and other actors about the situation. A large number of people in China and elsewhere in the world have been infected, and more than 600 deaths have been reported. COVID-19 implications for shipping industry Norwegian shipping companies operate all over the world and are thus, directly affected by the development Norwegian shipping companies operate all...

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