Category Archives: Norway

Press Releases & News from Norway distributed via EuropaWire

DNV GL to contribute to the development of an industry-wide, standard-agnostic assessment framework in the apparel and footwear sector

OSLO, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL – Business Assurance has joined the Social & Labor Convergence Project (SLCP), and will be one of the signatories contributing to the development of an industry-wide, standard-agnostic assessment framework in the apparel and footwear … Read the full press release

Statoil published the 7th edition of its Energy Perspectives report

STAVANGER, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Statoil expects substantial changes in the global energy mix. In moving towards a low-carbon energy system, new renewables may increase from just over one percent of total primary energy demand in 2014 to almost twenty percent … Read the full press release

Statoil now operator of EPP 39 and EPP40 in the Great Australian Bight

STAVANGER, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Statoil has signed a swap agreement with BP and has been granted regulatory approval to take over two exploration permits and extend its work program in the Great Australian Bight. The agreement between Statoil and … Read the full press release

Jon Erik Reinhardsen elected new chair of Statoil’s board of directors

STAVANGER, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In a meeting in the Corporate Assembly of Statoil ASA (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) on 6 June 2017 Jon Erik Reinhardsen was elected as new chair of Statoil’s board of directors. Chair of the board Øystein Løseth … Read the full press release

Ramboll to investigate the feasibility of replacing diesel by biogas on the railroads in Norway

Many Norwegian trains run on diesel, but biogas may be a green and cost-efficient alternative. Ramboll has been commissioned with a feasibility study. COPENHAGEN, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ramboll is carrying out a study for Norsk Gassforum – a collaboration between … Read the full press release

Telenor survey: Asian youth most passionate for education, climate change and global warming

New digital survey reveals surprising attitudes among Asian youth, including views on how best to empower youth leaders and the role of technology in supporting social causes and promoting Peace. FORNEBU, 06-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor Group today released the findings … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen to build new helicopter base for the Norwegian Defence Estates Agency (NDEA)

OSLO, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Norwegian Defence Estates Agency (NDEA) has nominated AF Gruppen (AFG) as contractor for a new helicopter base at Lakselv airport, Banak. This is a similar base to the one AF is currently building at Ørlandet. … Read the full press release

Thailand’s state enterprise TOT selects Telenor’s dtac as preferred partner for its 2300 MHz spectrum

FORNEBU, 29-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thailand’s state enterprise TOT has today announced that Telenor’s Thai subsidiary dtac has been selected as the preferred partner for 4G services on TOT’s 2300 MHz spectrum. “I am pleased that TOT has selected dtac as … Read the full press release

DONG Energy to sell DONG E&P A/S to INEOS for DKK 7.0 billion

​DONG Energy has today agreed to divest the entire share capital of DONG E&P A/S to INEOS for an unconditional payment of USD 1,050 million (DKK 7.0 billion) on a cash and debt free basis, a contingent payment of USD … Read the full press release

Kudelski’s Conax to present its benchmark on-site and cloud-based Conax Contego content protection platform at CommunicAsia 2017

Demonstrating low-risk entry to advanced services: Award winning Conax GO Live complete live-TV streaming platform – record time-to-market and new compelling user features Featuring Conax Contego-as-a-Service flexible cloud-based content protection; unique back-end offers card- or cardless broadcast security, simplified IPTV … Read the full press release

DNV GL will work with stakeholders from across the wind industry on Joint Industry Project

A new recommended practice will provide industry guidance on optimal collection and assessment of site conditions which will lead to time, cost and risk reduction in offshore wind farm designing HAMBURG, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL invites industry partners to … Read the full press release

DNV GL to present modern classification solutions at Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo

OSLO, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — We kick off the week with the DNV GL Conference. It will take place Monday, 29 May, a day before the trade fair officially opens, from 11:00–15:30 in the Felix Conference Centre in Oslo, Aker Brygge. … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to equip Norwegian Coastal Administration’s new vessel OV Ryvingen with hybrid system

DERBY, 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Norwegian Coastal Administration’s new multipurpose vessel OV Ryvingen will be its second to combine traditional diesel power with battery-driven operation. The battery pack that Rolls-Royce has been commissioned to equip the Ryvingen with will … Read the full press release

Lemminkäinen signs EUR 20 million contracts for rebuilding two roads in Norway

HELSINKI, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Lemminkäinen and the Norwegian Public Road Administration’s Northern Region have signed an agreement on the rebuilding of the FV6 Hagebyveien road in Harstad, northern Norway. Construction work is due to start in May 2017 and will … Read the full press release

YARA Birkeland – world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship with zero emissions

OSLO, 11-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The vessel “YARA Birkeland” will be the world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions. Operation is planned to start in the latter half of 2018, shipping products from YARA’s Porsgrunn production plant … Read the full press release

The Kudelski Group to acquire Digital Video Norge AS (DVnor)

The provider of media asset management (MAM) services will be worling closely with Conax DVnor will maintain brand and sales distribution channels; continued focus on serving core customer base for existing services Conax and DVnor will jointly work to create … Read the full press release

DNV GL Receives Award in Customer Service From APS

PHOENIX, AZ, U.S.A., 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL has been awarded Arizona Public Service Company (APS) 2017 Supplier of the Year Award for Customer Service in recognition of its work helping APS deliver the Solutions for Business energy efficiency program. … Read the full press release

Saab to supply static and mobile camouflage systems to Danish and Norwegian armed forces

STOCKHOLM, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has, under a joint procurement process with Denmark and Norway, signed framework agreements with the respective countries for the supply of static and mobile camouflage systems to their armed forces. The … Read the full press release

Bulgaria’s Unicoms Services launches hosted OTT platform for pay-TV operators deploying technology provided by Conax and Appear TV

Unicoms Services launches end-to-end, hosted OTT service for pay-TV operators tapping turn-key OTT streaming platform Conax GO Live and Appear TV processing technology supporting Android and iOS devices OSLO, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Conax, part of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD:S), and … Read the full press release

Forsvarsbygg selects contractor for security fence installation around Ørland Air Station in Norway

OSLO, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen (AFG) is nominated by Forsvarsbygg as contractor for installation of security fence around Ørland Air Station. The work will be performed at Ørland Air Station and encompasses ground and concrete works for installation of … Read the full press release

Lantmännen Schulstad and Rema 1000 benefit from Scania’s hybrid truck to make deliveries during restricted period in Copenhagen

Lantmännen Schulstad recently started operating three Scania P 320 hybrid distribution trucks in Copenhagen WOLFSBURG, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic bakery giant Lantmännen Schulstad and Norway-based food retailer Rema 1000 are taking advantage of Scania’s hybrid truck to be able to … Read the full press release

MarLink Joins Forces with Long-time IT Management Partner Palantir

Oslo/Paris, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marlink has acquired Palantir AS, a Norway-based maritime IT company specialising in remote IT management solutions. The Share Purchase Agreement whereby Marlink acquired 100% of Palantir AS shares was completed on March 17 2017. Palantir provides … Read the full press release

Marlink, TNL Group form joint venture for the Greek and Cypriot markets

Joint Venture with TNL Group’s satellite connectivity business forms platform for ‘Marlink CG’, the new maritime satcom expert in Greece & Cyprus OSLO/PARIS, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marlink has signed an agreement to enter into a joint venture with the satellite … Read the full press release

MOL Group expands exploration portfolio with 6 new licences in Hungary and 4 licences in Norway

BUDAPEST, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MOL Group expanded its exploration portfolio by acquiring new licenses in Hungary and Norway. MOL acquired 6 new licences in the 4th bid round in Hungary, doubling its exploration acreage in the country. MOL Norge participated … Read the full press release

Solvay and Aquatic Concept Group extend partnership in their worldwide aquaculture operations

BRUSSELS, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay, a leading global supplier of Peroxides, and Aquatic Concept Group (ACG) have signed a global joint agreement to work together in pursuit of sustainable growth in their worldwide aquaculture operations. Following several years of … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen to acquire 70 per cent of the shares in Kanonaden Entrepenad AB

OSLO, 09-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen (AFG) has today entered into a final agreement to acquire 70 per cent of the shares in Kanonaden Entrepenad AB, and has simultaneously implemented the acquisition of these shares. Key personell in Kanonaden Entrepenad … Read the full press release

Kährs Group to supply wood flooring to Sweden and Norway in the next four years

Malmö, Sweden, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kährs Group, a Triton Fund III company, has signed an agreement with JM AB to supply wood flooring in Sweden and Norway. The agreement involves the delivery of wood flooring to JM’s new construction of … Read the full press release

EU pays tribute to series favorites and address key Digital Single Market policy issues

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Parliament witnessed the power of Nordic drama series during a fascinating event organized by the EBU’s Nordic Members on Tuesday 24 January. EU deciders paid tribute to some of their favorite series … Read the full press release

Eni now operator in PL900 in the Barents Sea

These awards confirm Eni’s long-term strategy and commitment to the exploration of the Norwegian Continental shelf. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has been awarded three licenses by Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy as part of the … Read the full press release

TDC’s mobile customers will continue to benefit from mobile voice, data roaming and high-speed data on Vodafone’s 4G networks

LONDON, 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone and TDC Group have agreed to renew their strategic partnership for Denmark and Norway, building on a successful fifteen-year relationship that began in 2001. Under the renewal, which commenced on 1 January 2017, TDC’s mobile … Read the full press release