Tagged: Thor Heyerdahl

Kon-Tiki raft

Heyerdahl’s last crewmate dies at age 89

The explorer was killed when his light aircraft crashed in Vermont The Local Pilot, sailor, and adventurer Norman Baker, the last living person to have sailed on Norwegian anthropologist and explorer Thor Heyerdahl’s raft...

The Lighter Side

Donald V. Mehus Concerning the recent article in NAW commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the birth of the celebrated Norwegian scientist and explorer-sailor, Thor Heyerdahl (October 6, 1914—April 18, 2002), who was noted above...

His legacy carries on

Thor Heyerdahl’s explorations will be featured in a presentation by colleague Donald Ryan to open annual Nordic Spirit Symposium at California Lutheran University By Richard Londgren Director of the Scandinavian Center California Lutheran University...

Kon-Tiki sets sail for NOK 63 million feature 63 years later

The new film by Max Manus directors Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning supported by the Norwegian Film Institute, which also backs Headhunters (Hodejegerne) and Twigson in Trouble (Knerten i knipe) Norwegian scientist Thor Heyerdahl’s...

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...