Pitch Battle: start-up opportunities in France!

Do you have a promising start-up and an appetite for the French market? The French-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (CCFN), along with its partners Innovation Norway and The Royal Norwegian Embassy in France, invite you to join the pitch battle at the French-Norwegian Sustainable Blue Growth Forum. What: Pitch battle @ French-Norwegian Sustainable Blue Growth ForumWhen:… 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

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 Roubles for the state in the form of taxes, yet the fishing fleet is… Read More

7 Reasons for Norwegian Companies to Look to the South African market

South Africa is known for its beautiful beaches and landscape. The country is also known for some of the best wines globally. But the country has more to offer. There is plenty of market opportunities waiting to be grasped. (Photo: Andreas Selter) A gateway to Africa Looking to the South African market, opportunities are not… Read More