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Equinor turns its drilling focus on Norway’s Arctic

The Norwegian oil company, Equinor, after several exploration efforts and many depressing wells in the frontier areas of Barents Sea, announced that from now on will pay attention to some of the Norway’s promising offshore productive areas, as it further goals to build a new oil province in its Arctic region.

Norwegian Shipping Association: Laid-up vessels and rigs to decrease

According to Norwegian Shipowners’ Association’s Outlook Report for 2019, shipowners expect increased profitability and more new employees this year. Despite highly challenging markets in recent years, both the transport segments and the offshore segments expect better profitability in 2019.

Low lube oil pressure resulted to Viking Sky blackout

The Norwegian Maritime Authority resulted to the fact that low lubricating oil pressure was most probably the cause of the engine failure aboard the 2017-built cruise ship Viking Sky. The Authority collaborated with the ship’s classification society, Lloyd’s, and the company in order to identify the reasons the vessel suffered a power blackout.

Norwegian Arctic coast busy on natural gas tankers

An overall of 14 LNG carriers crowded at loading and reloading facilities in northern Norway on January 16. The number of the vessels reflects the busy days both Honningsvåg and Hammerfest,  two towns located along the coast of the Barents Sea. are experiencing.


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