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Rolls-Royce Maritime workers celebrate takeover

"I've only seen smiles all day," the leader of Rolls-Royce Maritime in Ulsteinvik told newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN), after announcing that Norway's Kongsberggruppen was...

Visitors flock to North Sea island

UTSIRA: Hundreds of thousands of Norwegians made the best of the country's last long public holiday weekend until Christmas, and were able to enjoy...

Clean-up efforts set new record

It's official: The numbers are in from the recent national effort to clean up Norway's beaches, and more than 90,000 people took part, including...

WWF leader takes new helm

Nina Jensen, who's worked for environmental organization WWF for the past 15 years and most recently led it, is quitting to take over the...

Nor-Shipping launched once again

Thousands of shipping and offshore workers along with maritime officials from more than 80 countries are in the Oslo area this week for their...

Viking ship tied up in bureaucracy

A full-scale copy of Norway's famous Oseberg Viking ship, which has sailed around the historic city of Tønsberg for the past five years, is currently tied...

Solberg launches new research vessel

Prime Minister Erna Solberg officially launched Norway's new marine research vessel, the Dr Fridtjof Nansen, in Oslo over the weekend amidst claims it will be...

Dockworkers set to attack EU pact

Norwegian dockworkers were stung by an EU court decision this week that claims their monopoly on loading and offloading ships is illegal. They're not giving...

Jellyfish raise new concerns

Various types of jellyfish have been raising concerns along the coast of Norway, after some left large swatches of red slime in the far north...

Air space closed over Bergen

Norwegian civil aviation authorities closed the air space over downtown Bergen on Saturday at the urging of Norwegian police. Flights were forbidden over the area...

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