Tagged: maritime

A brief history of Norwegian whaling

Finn Roed West Bloomfield, Mich. Evidence indicates that along the coast of Norway, people in olden times engaged in primitive whaling, using rowboats and spears. Later, during the age of sailing, from 1600 to...

DNV to open Global Cruise Center in Miami

Oslo, Norway March: Long active in the cruise industry in North America, DNV is pleased to announce plans to open of a new facility in Miami, Florida. The Global Cruise Centre will enable DNV...

DNV awards world's first MLC 2006 certificate to Thenamaris

Athens: DNV is pleased to award Thenamaris Ships Management Inc.’s vessel, the M/T Seacrown, the world’s first Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) certificate, consistent with a voluntary Declaration of Compliance (Part II) with the MLC....

Canada, Norway, Russia to provide Arctic sea weather warnings

Norway, together with Canada and Russia, will soon provide navigation and meteorological warnings for ships crossing the Arctic sea, a new maritime route which has opened up due to global warming, a World Meteorological Organization (WMO)...

Norway joins ReCAAP

Norway has become the fifteenth member of the Asian anti-piracy watchdog, ReCAAP. “Though the Kingdom of Norway is geographically located outside Asia, the state has intrinsic interests in combating piracy and armed robbery against...

Farstad Shipping wins the 2009 Heyerdahl Award

  Farstad Shipping is the winner of the Heyerdahl Award 2009 for its commitment to improving the environmental standards in the shipping industry. The innovative technical solutions implemented to the company’s newbuilds are the...