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Norway tries to save the seas

It may seem hypocritical for Norway, as an oil producing nation with lots of offshore platforms and occasional spills, to lead international efforts to...

Some missing underwater cable found

Portions of missing underwater cables used to power a marine observatory and research program off the coast of Northern Norway have been found, but...

Surveillance cables mysteriously cut

A unique underwater observatory in strategic waters off the coast of Northern Norway has been knocked out of service, after more than 4.3 kilometers...

Firms fail to report impact on the seas

Norway is a major shipping, seafood and offshore nation, yet the vast majority of its maritime businesses fail to chart or report their own...

Vintage vessel gets new berth in Bodø

PHOTO FEATURE: After decades of battling the elements outdoors, Norway's  last surviving vessel from a vital part of its maritime history has finally won...

Bergen is most future-oriented

Norway's West Coast city of Bergen has preserved its history but also is best equipped to tackle the future, according to a survey of...

Coastal town put under preservation

The Norwegian government put the central portion of an entire coastal town under historic preservation orders on Friday. Once known as a sailing ship...

‘Maud’ back home after 101 years

The remains of the polar ship "Maud" are back home on the Oslo Fjord again, a century after Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen sailed...

Maritime village preserves its past

PHOTO FEATURE: Norway's maritime heritage can be seen all along its vast coastline from north to south, but some places stand out. Among them...

Norway’s beaches grab new attention

PHOTO FEATURE: In a country best known for mountains, fjords and usually cold weather, Norway's beaches can often be overlooked. The country's long coastline...

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