Oslo is the economic and governmental centre of Norway. The city is also a hub of Norwegian trade, banking, industry and shipping. It is an important centre for maritime industries and maritime trade in Europe. The city is home to many companies within the maritime sector, some of which are among the world's largest shipping companies, shipbrokers and maritime insurance brokers. Oslo is a pilot city of the Council of Europe and the European Commission intercultural cities programme.
Oslo Central was built on the site of the older Oslo East Station (Oslo Østbanestasjon, Oslo Ø), the combining of the former east and west stations being made possible by the opening of the Oslo Tunnel. Oslo Central has nineteen tracks, thirteen of which have connections through the Oslo Tunnel. The station has two buildings, the original Oslo East building and the newer main building for Oslo Central. Each building houses a large shopping centre. The square in front of the station is called Jernbanetorget.
The bold scheme, led by multimodal transport and logistics group Samskip and marine robotics specialist OceanInfinity, envisages two SeaShuttle ships operating emissions-free between Oslo Fjord and Rotterdam, with each powered by a 3.2MW hydrogen fuel cell.
... with additional anti-ship missiles, in addition to weapons it earlier committed to sending ... During a visit to Oslo, Wallace told reporters, "We are obviously exploring anti-ship capabilities greater than we already put, in the Brimstone family of weapons systems.".
Funded by the OsloMaritime Foundation and Oslo Shipowners’ Association, the study also reveals that ships in the three categories of more than 5,000dwt account for about 80% of greenhouse gas emitted by the world fleet of around 94,000 vessels. About a fifth of this fleet consumes almost two thirds of all fuel used in shipping, the analysis noted.