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Tall Ships sail on, despite terror threat

PHOTO FEATURE: Dozens of the most graceful and historic vessels in the world have been sailing along Norway's coast this month, as the annual Tall...

Harbor conflict hits Hurtigruten

A lengthy conflict over work rules at Norwegian harbours resulted in the arrests of more than 40 union activists in Tromsø on Thursday, after...

Historic vessel ‘under threat’

Alarms are ringing over the future of one of Norway's most famous Tall Ships, the 77-year-old Christian Radich. The foundation running the vessel worries...

Dockers fail to win much support

Dockworkers in Norway who've been boycotting a terminal near Stavanger and launching sympathy strikes haven't won much support in the media or among public...

Labour conflict hits harbours

Long-simmering conflicts between the owners of Norway's harbours and members of a transport union representing harbour workers are now threatening harbour operations all over...

Museum aims to raise sunken ship

Officials at the Stavanger Maritime Museum are laying plans to raise their historic sailing vessel "Wyvern," which sank in a storm in the Baltic...

Historic vessel sinks off Sweden

UPDATED: Swedish maritime authorities reported Thursday morning that an historic Norwegian vessel home-ported in Stavanger had started taking in water and later sank in...

Another boat builder bails out

Norwegian boat builder Windy Boats has become the latest Scandinavian manufacturer of pleasure craft to move production abroad, to combat high costs. Around 50...

Fredriksen vows to save Frontline

Norwegian shipowner and industrialist John Fredriksen, long ranked among the wealthiest men in the world, remains in command of Oslo-based tanker-owning company Frontline. Tankers...

Fatal grounding sparks criticism

Norwegian maritime authorities were the target of criticism over the weekend after a private boat grounded on the remains of an old sea beacon...

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