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.
23 (Xinhua) -- America's West Coast is under siege by massive container ships, and the number of ships is growing each day ... The HMMOslo is one of two ships measuring 400 meters in length, the sister ship to the HMM Algereicas, the world's largest container ship with a 24,000 TEUs capacity.
'There are around 10, one of the nearest is a fertiliser plant near Oslo and there is an established shipping route from that plant into Teeside with small specialised boats that can import food-grade carbon dioxide,' he said.
Oslo-based ocean freight rate benchmarking platform and container shipping index Xeneta has appointed one of the best known names in shipping analysis, Peter Sand, as its chief analyst ... a fresh and global outlook into the ins and outs of the ever-changing container shipping world.
Oslo — A vessel belonging to the Hurtigruten shipping company was in distress off the west coast of Norway on Tuesday evening before it regained control.The engines of the Kong Harald passenger ship failed, according to a tweet by the ... .