Tagged: Karmøy

Proud of our close ties

Amerikafest in Karmøy, Norway, honors the strong bond between Norway and the US A truly Norwegian-American event took place on August 5 on the Norwegian island of Karmøy. Held by the Karmøy West Rotary...

Hydro to close extrusion plant at Karmøy in 2012

Hydro has decided to phase out its extrusion plant at Karmøy in 2012 as part of its work to restructure the production of aluminum profiles in Norway. Operations at the company’s extrusion plants at...

She follows the waters

Astrid Tollefsen documents the voices from the final Norwegian emigration By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly The ocean has been central to Norwegian-American relations since day one. To many, it was merely a...

StatoilHydro inaugurates floating wind turbine

The world’s first full-scale floating wind turbine – StatoilHydro’s Hywind pilot – is being officially inaugurated in the North Sea today, 8 September. “Today, we’re inaugurating the pilot facility which could help floating wind...

StatoilHydro: Power line in place

The 13-kilometre submarine cable to carry electricity from the Hywind floating wind turbine has now been installed and tested in the sea north-west of Stavanger, writes StatoiHydro on their web site. Once generation starts,...

Gassco kicking off assessment of Norway export options

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Norway’s gas network operator Gassco is about to kick off a process with field operators aimed at identifying export options for a series of sizable discoveries in the Norwegian Sea, Chief Executive...

Big Dreams: The west coast premiere

By Jake Moe Editor-in-Chief A record attendance turned out at the Norwegian Commercial Club in Seattle, Wash., Thursday, Nov. 13 for the premier showing of the documentary “Big Dreams – from Karmøy to Hawaii.”...