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”.
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’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) found five irregularities during an audit on mobile drilling facility ‘Maersk Inspirer’, after the owner Maersk Drilling applied for an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC).
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.
The US was the world’s largest CO2 emitter from oil and gas in absolute terms in 2018. Among the top 10 oil and gas producing countries, Canada had the highest CO2 emission intensity per boe produced, while Norway had the lowest, Rystad Energy says.
Norwegian shipowners joined the shipping industry in the path towards decarbonization by announcing their goal for the entire Norwegian fleet to be climate neutral by 2050.
The Accident Investigation Board Norway has compiled the results of the investigations of seven accidents which have occurred in 2010-2018, where single-handed fishermen have perished after falling overboard during pot fishing.
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.
Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has decided to investigate a lifting incident involving a personal injury on Equinor’s Oseberg B facility in the North Sea, on 16 April 2020.
Accidents Investigation Board Norway released its report regarding the 10 September 2018 incident, when a crew member died in an occupational accident on board Rohav LLUZ in Bergsfjorden, Senja municipality.
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