Nye forretningsmuligheter innenfor skipsbygging i Canada

I Canada ble det siden 1990-tallet nesten ikke bestilt nye store skip fra canadiske myndigheter. En ny nasjonal skipsbyggingsstrategi er et langsiktig prosjekt for å fornye Canadas nasjonale flåte av skip til Kystvakt og marine, men har også som hensikt å gjenoppbygge og vedlikeholde en langsiktig effektiv skippsbyggings- og leverandørindustri i Canada. Skipsbyggingskapasiteten i Canada… Read More

Norsk-japansk partnerskap i jakten på havmineraler

Vil havmineraler kunne bli det neste industri-eventyret for Norge? Hvordan kan Norge best utvikle en ny næring som spiller på gode erfaringer fra offshore aktiviteten og som utnytter godt internasjonalt samarbeid med land som Japan – som kjører fullskala pilotering for kommersiell utvinning av mineraler på havbunnen allerede?  Japan forbereder en ny havmineral–næring  Japan er… Read More

Utvidelse av dypvannshavn og flytende offshore vindmøller åpner for fransk-norsk partnerskap

Occitanie-regionen investerer 230 millioner euro i ny infrastrukturutvikling i Port-la-Nouvelle, Frankrikes tredje største middelhavshavn. De inviterer nå internasjonale aktører til et langsiktig offentlig-privat partnerskap for å utvikle prosjektet. L’Occitanie er Frankrikes nest største region i størrelse og femte største i BNP. De bruker nå sin sterke posisjon til å bli den første energipositive regionen i… Read More

Opportunities in Korean Maritime Industry

In 2017, the bankruptcy of South Korean Hanjin Shipping Co. reduced the revenue of the Korean shipping industry by more than KRW 10 trillion. Container cargo volumes by Korean shipping companies were also reduced to less than a half. In April 2018, the Korean government held the 15th industrial competitiveness reinforcement Meeting, chaired by Strategy… Read More

Interesting business opportunities within smart ports in South Africa

Norway’s expertise can help solve challenges within the ocean space in South Africa. South African ports will be going through extensive upgrading, which will entail interesting opportunities for implementing smart technologies. South Africa’s location is ideal as a global harbour, and the country is currently experiencing increasing port activities. There is however a huge challenge… Read More

Brazil – What’s up in oil and gas?

Since 2017 Brazil has implemented several changes to unlock and scale up the investment in upstream. The end of mandatory operatorship of Petrobras in pre-salt has allowed companies such as Equinor and Shell to step up their position in this play. Softer local content rules have increased the attractiveness of bidding rounds, which allows operators… Read More

Brazil – Market opportunities in the aquaculture sector

Today Brazil has domestic fish consumption of 9.5 kg per inhabitant/year, meaning that there is a lot of room for improvement. And aquaculture offers the largest potential for increasing the fish supply. In 2017, fish farming in Brazil totaled approximately 690 000 tons – 8% growth from 2016, which currently generates a revenue of approximately… Read More

Chile – Market opportunities in the aquaculture sector

Aquaculture is one of the most important economic markets in Chile. And among the diverse fish farming activities in the country, the Atlantic salmon aquaculture is by far the largest. Today the aquaculture industry in Chile is the third largest in the world, accounting for 12% of the global production. The country is the world’s… Read More

Developing the maritime supporting industry of Vietnam

Thanks to the favorable conditions such as competitive labor cost, strong development of oil and gas activities, skillful labor force and favorable geographical position, Vietnam’s maritime supporting industry has developed to a significant level. A number of Norwegian manufacturers have set up their production facilities in Vietnam, such as VARD Vung tau, Vinomarine Co., Steinsvik… Read More

Norway – Vietnam Blue Economy: discover the Ocean Economy opportunities!

Norway’s products and services have good reputation in Vietnam for their high quality and durability. Vietnamese perceive Norwegian businesses as trustworthy partners who are looking for long-term partnerships. The bilateral cooperation shows steady growth concentrating on oil & gas, maritime, aquaculture and seafood. Vietnam is developing with great potential Vietnam has a good potential for… Read More