Category Archives: Norway

Press Releases & News from Norway distributed via EuropaWire

FMO: USD 100 million syndicated loan in support of agribusiness in Nigeria

The HAGUE, 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Access Bank Plc announced that it has signed a Syndicated Loan Agreement totaling USD 100 million. The credit line has been arranged by FMO, together with Proparco, the French private sector development bank, Norfund (Norwegian … Read the full press release

New DNV GL centre in Singapore to advance the use of additive manufacturing (AM)

The new DNV GL centre will serve as an incubator and testbed for research and development of additive manufacturing technology for the oil & gas, offshore and marine (O&M) sector. SINGAPORE, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The new centre, which is … Read the full press release

Marlink Group’s Telemar to provide bridge system repair and maintenance services to Carisbrooke Shipping

Telemar service and maintenance contract added to existing satcom connectivity services to support operational continuity and efficiency OSLO/PARIS, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marlink Group company Telemar has been chosen to provide bridge system repair and maintenance services to Carisbrooke Shipping. The … Read the full press release

ANECON becomes Nagarro

On the company’s 20th anniversary, the owners of the Austrian IT service provider ANECON gave themselves a very special present. On January 8, they signed the contract to join Nagarro and secure their future VIENNA, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vienna, … Read the full press release

Orkla will be market leader in the sale and distribution of painting tools in the Netherlands and Belgium

Orkla has entered into an agreement to increase its ownership to a 50% stake in the joint venture company Anza Verimex NV. At the same time, Orkla will take over 50% of the painting tool operations in PGZ International B.V. … Read the full press release

Orkla makes the Corporate Knights Global 100 index for the first time

Orkla is included in the Corporate Knights Global 100 index of the world’s most sustainable companies, which was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos on 23 January. OSLO, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The index is a ranking of … Read the full press release

VNG – Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft AG to explore strategic options for its oil and gas exploration and production business in Norway and Denmark

LEIPZIG, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of VNG Group’s strategic programme “VNG 2030+”, VNG – Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft (VNG AG) will explore strategic options for its oil and gas exploration and production business in Norway and Denmark, VNG Norge AS … Read the full press release

Norges Bank to exclude nine companies from the Government Pension Fund Global

OSLO, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Norges Bank has decided to exclude nine companies from the Government Pension Fund Global. In addition, one company has been placed under observation. The companies Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan) Ltd, Korea Line Corp, Precious Shipping PCL … Read the full press release

Waste to energy: Fortum to deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen as part of 8 year service agreement

ESPOO, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum will deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen. The contract was signed on 19 December 2017. It is a 8 year service agreement and started from 1 … Read the full press release

Barco explores re-location options of the manufacturing activities of its Barco Fredrikstad AS (Norway) location

Kortrijk, Belgium, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, global leader in professional visualization technology, confirms it is studying a possible re-location of the manufacturing activities of its Barco Fredrikstad AS (Norway) location, while further building out the local R&D and business development … Read the full press release

Norges Bank will sell foreign exchange on behalf of the government in January 2018

Norges Bank will sell foreign exchange on behalf of the government equivalent to NOK 900 million per day in January 2018. OSLO, 03-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Norges Bank purchases foreign currency from the State’s Direct Financial Interest (SDFI) each month. If … Read the full press release

VNG Norge submits Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the Fenja field in the Norwegian Sea

Stavanger, Norway, 20-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VNG Norge has, on behalf of the licensees in PL586, submitted to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the Fenja field in the Norwegian Sea. The … Read the full press release

Ocean Yield to acquire three suezmax crude tankers with 10-year bareboat charters to Nordic American Tankers Limited

Lysaker, Norway , 05-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ocean Yield ASA (“Ocean Yield” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has agreed to acquire three suezmax crude tankers with 10-year bareboat charters to Nordic American Tankers Limited (“NAT”). The … Read the full press release

Orkla to acquire Swedish eCommerce portals Gymgrossisten and Bodystore

OSLO, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Orkla has entered into an agreement to purchase the Swedish company Health and Sports Nutrition Group HSNG AB (“HSNG”). HSNG runs the eCommerce portals Gymgrossisten and Bodystore, and is the biggest online health and sport nutrition … Read the full press release

MTG Studios: Crime drama ‘Wisting’ will be one of Norway’s biggest ever drama productions

STOCKHOLM, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The next original series from MTG Studios will be Norwegian crime drama ‘Wisting’, which will be one of Norway’s biggest ever drama productions and is supported by the Norwegian Film Institute. Filming starts in January 2018 … Read the full press release

NIB and Sparebanken Øst to finance projects aimed at curbing CO2 emissions in housing and transport in Norway

HELSINKI, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Norway’s Sparebanken Øst have signed a NOK 300 million (EUR 32 million) loan programme for onlending to projects aimed at curbing CO2 emissions as well as small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) investments in south-eastern Norway. The funds under … Read the full press release

Netherlands-based coatings manufacturer Schaepman now fully integrated into the Hempel Group

COPENHAGEN, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 27 September we completed the full incorporation of Netherlands-based coatings manufacturer Schaepman’s Lakfabrieken B.V.(Schaepman) in the Hempel Group. The company has been re-named “Hempel Industrial B.V”, and all activities continue under the Hempel brand. Jesper … Read the full press release

Inmarsat opens new office in Ålesund, Norway to focus on driving digitalisation of the shipping industry

New Norway operation to focus on driving digitalisation of shipping LONDON, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the world’s leading global mobile satellite communications company, has opened a new office, at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center (NMCC) based in Ålesund, Norway, … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s new position paper sets out the importance of standardisation in enabling the growth of digital applications in the maritime industry

OSLO, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Classification society DNV GL has released a new position paper setting out the importance of standardisation in enabling the growth of digital applications in the maritime industry. Drawing from the experiences gained from digital pilot projects … Read the full press release

World’s most used and recognized offshore pipeline standard updated by DNV GL

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The most used and recognized offshore pipeline standard in the world has been updated to reflect the latest pipeline research and developments by DNV GL, the quality assurance and risk management company, and other … Read the full press release

Yara signs mining agreement in Ethiopia for its Dallol potash mine

Yara will sign a mining agreement with the Ethiopian authorities, making possible the future development of the Yara Dallol potash mine. OSLO, 08-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —  The mining agreement will be signed today at a ceremony in Addis Abeba by Ethiopian Minister … Read the full press release

Yara International ASA to acquire Adapt-N owner Agronomic Technology Corp (ATC)

OSLO, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara International ASA completed the acquisition of Agronomic Technology Corp (ATC), which operates Adapt-N, a leading nitrogen recommendation platform in the US that improves farmer profitability and agricultural sustainability. In line with Yara’s strategy to accelerate … Read the full press release

Stadler to perform first line maintenance for ten FLIRT trains of NSB Gjøvikbanen in Norway

Bussnang, Switzerland, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (26 October 2017), Erik Røhne, chairman of NSB Gjøvikbanen, and Jürg Gygax, Executive Vice President of Stadler, signed a maintenance contract for ten FLIRT trains for a period of three years. For Stadler, this … Read the full press release

Orkla Food Ingredients to acquire 100% of the shares in Arne B. Corneliussen AS

OSLO, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Idun Industri AS, Orkla Food Ingredients has signed an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares in Arne B. Corneliussen AS (“Arne B. Corneliussen”), a leading manufacturer and supplier to the … Read the full press release

99X Technology drives digital disruption at Webdagene 2017 Oslo

Oslo, Norway, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading software product engineering specialist 99X Technology recently showcased at Webdagene 2017, Scandinavia’s largest customer experience conference, organized by Netlife Design Norway. The show which housed over 15 Exhibitors and entertained more than 1,000 … Read the full press release

NIB, Sparebank 1 SR-Bank to finance investments and environmental projects of SMEs in Norway

HELSINKI, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Norway’s Sparebank 1 SR-Bank ASA have signed a six-year loan programme totaling EUR 120 million to finance investments and environmental projects for the country’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small mid-caps. The projects to be funded … Read the full press release

Fortum makes final investment decision on the Sørfjord windfarm in Northern Norway

ESPOO, 03-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum has made a final investment decision on the Sørfjord windfarm in Northern Norway. Sørfjord is part of the wind portfolio that Fortum acquired from Nordkraft earlier this year. The Sørfjord wind park will have 23 … Read the full press release

Yara International ASA 3Q 2017 results will be released on Thursday 19 October 2017

OSLO, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara International ASA third quarter 2017 results will be released on Thursday 19 October 2017. The results will be available at www.yara.com from 08:00 CEST.The results will be presented at 09:30 CEST by President and CEO Svein Tore Holsether and CFO … Read the full press release

Ramboll presents smart mobility solutions at the Nordic Edge conference and expo in Stavanger, Norway

Ramboll solutions to help increase mobility in cities are high on the agenda at the leading smart cities conference Nordic Edge being held this week. COPENHAGEN, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing urbanisation is putting a strain on cities like never … Read the full press release