Tagged: ship

New espionage ship for Norway

Norway is renewing a part of its military presence in the north Michael Sandelson and Sarah Bostock The Foreigner “The new Marjata will be an important piece in the continuation of the Intelligence Service’s...

Ship explosion in Sandefjord

A tanker berthed at Olean Scandinavia AS, a chemical plant near Sandefjord, exploded on Tuesday, causing a large area to be evacuated. The explosion took place in the anterior portion of the cargo hold,...

KNM Fridtjof Nansen fighting off pirates in the Red Sea

On Aug. 1, the Norwegian frigate KNM Fridtjof Nansen left Bergen, on the west coast of Norway, for the Red Sea. The naval ship joined the anti-piracy operations off the coast of Somalia on Aug. 14. Pirate...

Search for Langeland crew called off

The Swedish coastguard has located and identified the wreck of the 2,550 dwt Langeland, but found no trace of the crew. The Swedish coastguard has located and identified the wreck of the 2,550 dwt...

Specialists in battle to stop Norwegian oil spill spread

Oslo – Specialists were working at high speed Sunday to stop the spread of diesel fuel oil threatening coastal areas of southern Norway after a Panamanian freighter ran aground two days earlier. Norwegian authorities...

Norwegian ship with six crew sinks

A Norwegian-registered cargo ship has sunk off the west coast of Sweden with six crew members on board, maritime officials said on Friday. The ship, named Langeland, got into difficulties after being battered by...

Stricter restrictions on ship ballast

From the new year Norway will require that all larger ships will have to empty their ballast water tanks a minimum of 200 nautical miles from Norwegian shores, Aftenposten reports. The reason is that unclean...

Odfjell vs. Sevmash in court

The Norwegian shipping company Odfjell demands more than USD 100 million from Russia’s Sevmash naval yard after it cancelled the construction of 12 chemical carriers last year.   By The Barents Observer Odfjell decided to...