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 artist Tracey Emin, who was diagnosed with cancer of the bladder last year, says she has been given the all-clear by doctors ... Meanwhile, her 9m-high bronze sculpture The Mother will be shipped from London to Oslo over the summer and should be in situ, overlooking Oslo waterfront, by the end of the year after initial delays ... .
If shipping were a country, it would be the sixth largest emitter of CO2 after China, the USA, India, Russia and Japan. International shipping – much like long-haul flight – will not be electrified any time soon, as the energy density of batteries simply cannot facilitate it.
Oslo (APP - UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 8th Apr, 2021 ) .Norwegian maritime authorities said late Wednesday that they had begun towing a Dutch cargo ship that was drifting dangerously towards the coast after the crew were forced to abandon it ...Video images showed strong waves rocking the ship as it listed to the starboard (right) side.
By Terje Solsvik. OSLO (Reuters) -A Dutch cargo ship that was abandoned at sea during a storm off the coast of Norway this week has been attached to two large tugboats and is no longer at risk of running aground, local officials said late on Wednesday ... “Tow lines have now been established between the stricken vessel and the tugs ... .
OSLO (AFP) - A Dutch cargo ship was adrift in the Norwegian Sea on Tuesday (April 6) after all of its crew members were airlifted, with some having to jump into the rough waters to be rescued ... The first eight were airlifted by helicopter from the deck of the cargo ship ... Cargo ship adrift off Norway after dramatic rescue.
OSLO — The crew of a Dutch cargo ship was evacuated in stormy weather off the coast of Norway late on Monday, leaving the abandoned vessel adrift and in danger of sinking and causing an oil spill, local authorities said on Tuesday ... Dutch cargo ship adrift off Norway after dramatic rescue Back to video.
Moderna's will start to be shipped from n Switzerland, which is not an EU member and so not under the EU's jurisdiction, as well as in Spain...Thierry Breton - the EU's internal market commissioner - said 'zero' AstraZeneca jabs made on the continent would be shipped across the Channel until the company fulfilled its commitments to Europe.
On August 18, 1852, some 130 immigrant farmers from Norway lay sleeping among their baggage on the bustling wharf in Buffalo, waiting for the ship that would take them to new farmlands in Wisconsin. Two months earlier 200 of them had crossed the ocean from Oslo to Quebec City... The ship was doomed (lead image) ... Ship is breaking up fast.
As soon as retail investor Calvin Froedge heard that a massive container vessel was stuck in the Suez Canal, he pulled his car over to the side of the road, opened up his laptop and started buying shipping stocks. "It's a huge shipping chokepoint," said the American, who lives near another important waterway in Panama.
(Bloomberg) -- As soon as retail investor Calvin Froedge heard that a massive container vessel was stuck in the Suez Canal, he pulled his car over to the side of the road, opened up his laptop and started buying shipping stocks. “It’s a huge shipping chokepoint,” said the American, who lives near another important waterway in Panama.
‘The Today Show by Nor-Shipping’ will anchor proceedings on 1 June, taking the form of a live business chat and entertainment show beaming directly from the roof terrace of Skuld’s offices in downtown Oslo... to Nor-Shipping 2022 in Oslo and Lillestrøm.