Maritime opportunities in South Africa – a market in a strategic position

South Africa is one of the most active maritime nations in the world. Its ports, ship building and inspection services provide opportunities for Norwegian companies with expertise in a number of fields. South Africa is one of the largest and the most diversified free market economies on the African continent. It is home to over… Read More

Fish or plastic for dinner in 2050?

Plastics in the ocean is a growing problem. In South Africa there are projects within “Marine Waste Management” to facilitate opportunities for innovation. Research published by World Economic Forum shows that we are likely to have more plastics than fish in the oceans 30 years from now. Already mammals, birds and fish are including plastics… Read More

South Africa’s Oceans to be the country’s new gold – this creates genuine opportunities for Norwegian industry

Innovation Norway in South Africa is launching a new Global Growth program tailor made for the Norwegian maritime industry with the ambition and capacity to access tender and other opportunities in this market.  The African continent is the Land of Opportunity, with 20% of the Earth’s landmass, 17% of its population (1,25 billion), the fastest… Read More

Waste challenges in Indonesia

Norwegian clean energy solutions, marine and maritime technology can help Indonesia with their challenges and help the country reach their energy production targets. A country half way across the globe with more than 260 million people, making Indonesia the world’s 4th most populous country in the world behind China, India and the US, but only… Read More

Sustainable use of the Ocean – The Norway – South Africa Science week 2017

For the second time Team Norway and South Africa’s Department of Science and Technology are hosting Norway – South Africa Science week in Pretoria, South Africa. Following up on last year’s success, this year’s focus will be on green maritime – sustainable use of the ocean. The objective is to explore opportunities for cooperation between… Read More

The Russian marine industry – interesting opportunities for Norwegian companies

Russia is the largest country in the world by surface area, covering more than one-eighth of the earth’s inhabited land area. Its coastline is over 37.000 km, bordering the Arctic, the Pacific, the Baltic, Azov and Caspian waters. The Marine Industry is a promising development sector in the Russian economy. (Photo: Thinkstock) The NEVA exhibition in… Read More

Vietnam wants Norway to become a strategic partner in biotechnology and sustainable aquaculture

A Vietnamese delegation of 18 representatives from both government and private enterprises will participate in a study trip to Norway from 8- 17 August 2017, including a visit to Aqua Nor 2017. The group is looking for Norwegian partners in aquaculture technology and marine ingredients processing technology. The delegation will be headed by the Vice… Read More

Asia Pacific Maritime 2018 – Norwegian Pavilion

Join the Norwegian Pavilion at Asia Pacific Maritime 2018 to build connections with professionals in the marine, offshore, oil and natural gas industries in Asia. Asia Pacific Maritime (APM), a premier event in Asia, takes place every even year. 15,000 owners, builders, technical procurers and end-users from Asia and 1,500+ international suppliers in the shipbuilding and… Read More

The Canary Islands – A mid-Atlantic maritime & offshore hub

The special geographical conditions of the Canary Islands make them a perfect place to provide offshore & maritime services to the vessels coming from West Africa, Brazil and the Gulf of Mexico. This special location has made them a natural hub for the offshore industry. Being a European territory, the Canary Islands provide a stable… Read More

Fishing fleet

Large scale renewal of Russian fishing fleet

The Russian fishing fleet faces need for renewal.  Norwegian ship technologies are both known and popular in the Russian market, opening a potential large market for Norwegian maritime industry. The Russian fishing industry generates an annual income of circa 15 Billion Rubles for the state in the form of taxes, yet the fishing fleet is… Read More