Official opening of Yilport Oslo
On 21 April the new container termial - Yilport at Sjursøya - was officially opened. This is the largest in Norway.
Amazing and pioneering - but within reach
Technology is now being developed for wireless transfer of land power to ships. This is a potential game changer.
Zero emission short sea shipping is here
DNV GL recently launched a ship design that is unmanned and powered by battery. Is this the future?
Competitive coastal transport
How do you move one third of goods traffic from roads to sea? Norwegian industry-led project CargoFerry is studying the possibility of faring short sea shipping routes using advanced technology.
A revolutionary new way of thinking
Can this be a cargo ship for the future? See video here.
The PortsEYE sees the sulphure
We wonder – how are the authorities going to control that ship owners follow the Sulphur Directive for the SECA-area when 2015 comes?
Keeping salmon fresh for 20 days
A new Norwegian packaging concept for fresh food may revolutionize the entire value chain of manufacturering, wholesaleres, export and retail. More fresh food can be shipped by short sea.
She is now baptized
The cruise ferry MS “Stavangerfjord” is the first and largest cruise ferry in the world to sail with a "single LNG engine," was baptized June 6th. See the pictures of the new ferry here.
Enabling sea transport of fresh fish
New research and tests have proven that you can transport fresh salmon by ship – and the salmon are still fresh when it arrives two weeks in the US or a month later in Asia. It may be great news for shortsea, too!
Introducing the smallest scrubber in the world
The GTM scrubber may save you a lot of headache. We are told it will ensure your vessel to be compliant with the 0.1 percent sulphur limit from 2015.
The first dedicated LNG bunkering barge in the world
…and it is a conversion from a car ferry. Isn’t it amazing…?!
Two new LNG powered vessels
The shipyard Fiskerstrand Verft, Ålesund, Norway, recently won a contract to build two advanced vessels that will be powered by LNG.
Grand opening of short sea training centre
Rolls-Royce unveiled the new Marine Technology & Training Centre in Norway. HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway made the official opening.
The return of sails
Do you think sails on ships are something from the past? Think again!
The Economist - A voyage of discovery
‘New Norwegian technology can make ships more versatile, more efficient and cleaner, too’, The Economist claims.
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