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.
By shipping up to 120 containers ... “But then it feels even more rewarding to stand here today in front this ship and see that we were able to do it,” he said, with the sleek blue-and-white vessel moored behind him in an Oslo dock, where it had been sailed for the event.
The world's first electric and self-propelled container ship – Yara Birkeland – has departed for its maiden voyage in the Oslo fjord ... and OceanPolicy Bjørnar Skjæran on Yara Birkeland, after the ship had completed its maiden voyage to Oslo, Norway.
The world's first fully-electric autonomous cargo ship has been presented and launched in Oslo, Norway, in a small but promising step for the maritime industry as it aims to reduce its climate footprint ... .
OSLO . The world's first fully electric and self-steering container ship, owned by fertiliser maker Yara, is preparing to navigate Norway's southern coast and play its part in the country's plans to clean-up its industry ... The ship will load and offload its cargo, recharge its batteries and also navigate without human involvement.
Yara Birkeland, which is billed as the world's first electric and self-propelled container ship, marked an important milestone completing her ceremonial maiden voyage and first visit to Oslo, Norway in advance of beginning commercial service early in 2022 ... container ship.
After departing Horten on Thursday morning, the vessel arrived in Oslo in the early evening for partners to experience the ship first-hand ... “We are proud to be able to showcase the world’s first fully electric and self-propelled container ship ... container ships.