Norway

Norway permits bareboat registration from 1st July

A new regulatory amendment will allow bareboat registration in and deregistration from the Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS) and the Norwegian Ordinary Ship Register (NOR), making ship registration in Norway “more adaptive and internationally competitive”.

Two European ports move ahead with shore power

Shore power supply seems to maintain its position as an attractive choice for European ports striving to lower their air pollution, with two European ports recently revealing plans to implement this solution for reducing emissions of ships at ports. 

Norway opens offshore areas for wind development

The Norwegian government reported the opening of two areas for offshore wind development. Specifically, the areas will open on 1 January 2021, while there have been limits set on the amount of wind power that can be developed.

Norway postpones oil and gas taxes requirements

Norway’s Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, announced a package of measures intended to assist the oil and gas industry maintain activity during the COVID-19 crisis, by postponing taxes.

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