Category: News

Powered by dead fish

Organic waste will soon be used to power Hurtigruten’s green cruise ships Holly Winter Hurtigruten Hurtigruten, the world’s largest expedition cruise operator, is powering some of its ships with liquefied biogas (LBG)—fossil-free, renewable gas...

Norway No. 3 in attracting job talent

Gerard Taylor Norway Today Neither the United States nor the United Kingdom reached the top 10 of the world’s most attractive countries for new job talent, CNBC.com reported. A survey conducted by IMD Business...

Details for Navy accident unknown

Norway’s Navy is investigating the collision that led to the sinking of the KNM Helge Ingstad Pieter Wijnen Norway Today More than a week after the Navy rammed one of its five frigates into...

Linda Helleland

Norwegian nominated to lead WADA

Minister Linda Helleland proposed to succeed current WADA president Ministry of Children and Equality Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway and her government have announced their nomination of Linda Helleland, the Norwegian Minister of...

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Lung tool wins award

Gemini NTNU Research News The team behind a new medical navigation system that makes it easier to take biopsy samples from the lungs recently received an international innovation award during Innovation Expo 2018 in...

Norwegian warship collision

Frigate strikes oil tanker while returning from NATO exercises Staff Compilation The Local / The Barents Observer As of Nov. 8, an operation was underway to try to stop a Norwegian navy frigate from...

Saving Oseberg initiative results

Nanotechnology may be key to rescuing Viking ship artifacts damaged by earlier preservation attempts M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The Oseberg find is the world’s most comprehensive collection of Viking Age wooden artifacts. It...

Rønneberg dies

Resistance fighter best known for heavy water plant sabotage dead at 99 Aftenposten Joachim Holmboe Rønneberg was born Aug. 30, 1919, and died in his sleep on Oct. 21, 2018, at age 99. The...

An apology to “German Girls”

More than 70 years after WWII, Norway formally apologizes for treatment of those having wartime relations with Germans Staff compilation Norway’s government on Oct. 17, 2018, officially apologized to Norwegian women targeted for reprisals...

Winter Night in Gallery finale

Norway’s national painting is the star of the last exhibit to run in current National Gallery building M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The National Gallery of Norway’s ongoing finale exhibition is “Infinite Landscapes,” a...