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Airbnb sees strong growth in Norway


Category: Airline / Travel

The number of Norwegian holiday homes rented on shared economy site Airbnb has increased by 58 percent over the last year, according to the company. Over 22,000 properties were live on the website in June, according to Airbnb figures sent to Norwegian broadcaster NRK. The Norwegian Hospitality Association (NHO Reiseliv) told the broadcaster that it is positive […]

Source: The Local


California inngår klimasamarbeid med Norge


Category: Energy

– Klimakrisen er en like stor trussel som andre verdens krig var. Nei, faktisk er den større, for utslippene kan ikke reverseres, tordner Jerry Brown. Californias guvernør kjemper mot president Trumps klimafornektelse med alle midler. – Jeg tar ikke lett på at president Trump sier klimaendringene er en bløff som Kina har funnet på. Men […]

Source: NRK


Norway is the 4th Best Country to Do Business

Category: Business News

Nordic countries rank at the top of the European countries that are best to do business in. The European Chamber (EuCham) presents its annual report “Best European countries for Business 2017”. In this report, EuCham ranks the European countries based on their business environment considering both short and long-term elements. EuCham score measures the overall business […]

Source: TNP


Norway Takes Lead in Race to Build Autonomous Cargo Ships


Category: Shipping & Offshore

The Yara Birkeland, slated for launch late in 2018, will make short trips delivering fertilizer OSLO—Two Norwegian companies are taking the lead in the race to build the world’s first crewless, autonomously operated ship, an advance that could mark a turning point in seaborne trade. Dubbed by shipping executives the “Tesla of the Seas,” the […]

Source: Wall Street Journal

Published: June 6, 2020


Norway Acts to Boost National Shipping


Category: Government

The Norwegian Government implemented a new salary scheme for seafarers from July 1 which means that companies employing Norwegian seafarers on Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS) vessels will be reimbursed all added salary taxes. Two years ago, the government implemented a new regime for Norwegian cadets, and in combination with the net salary scheme, this […]

Source: Maritime Executive

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