Tagged: Coast Guard

Army creates building boom in northern Norway

The Norwegian Armed Forces have spent over 350 million EUR on new installations and quarters in Troms county in course of the last nine years, reports the Barents Observer Since 2000, 3 billion NOK...

Eco-friendly Norwegian Coast Guard vessel

The new Norwegian Coast Guard vessel KV Barentshav can now refuel natural gas close to the areas it is protecting in the Barents Sea, reports the Barents Observer. The Norwegian company Barents NaturGass is...

Norwegians hunting oil spills in the dark

Oil spills that have to be found and recovered in the dark was one of the things the oil industry practiced in the annual oil on water exercise. The oil companies’ clean-up toolbox includes...

Oil spill ”first aid kit” on Coast Guard vessel

  Acknowledging the increased risk for oil spills in Arctic waters, Norwegian authorities have decided to equip the Coast Guard vessel “Svalbard” with oil protection equipment. The equipment includes a 300 meter oil boom,...