AmCham Digitalization Forum – September 2018


Category: AmCham News

“We sell products that are personalized. When someone in Myanmar watches YouTube on their phone and runs out of data, we need to know that and be able to offer them an immediate and easy way of upgrading their plan,” Telenor’s VP and Head of Future Customer Service Programs, Geir Olav Guttuhaugen, said as they […]

Source: AmCham


Norway’s Largest Oil Pipeline Now in Place


Category: Energy

STAVANGER — Last week Norway’s largest and longest pipeline, laid by the vessel Saipem Castorone, reached the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. Late last week the last pipe of what is now Norway’s longest and largest oil pipeline was installed right next to the riser platform at Johan Sverdrup field. The 36-in. pipeline […]

Source: World Oil

Published: October 9, 2018


Scanship wins contract for Atlantic Sapphire


Category: Seafood

Scanship Holding has signed a contract with Billund Aquakulturservice for the delivery of a sludge handling system to Miami-based land farm Atlantic Sapphire. The facility in Homestead will be built in several steps, and the contract includes supplying what it calls its “environmental protection and circular economy” technology for the first step. “With this milestone […]

Source: Salmon Business


The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is getting stricter on the companies it invests in


Category: Financial / Investment

Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund has said that it expects businesses to “manage the challenges and opportunities related to sustainable uses of the ocean.” Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), which manages Norway’s sovereign wealth fund on behalf of the finance ministry, said Wednesday that companies should, among other things: integrate ocean sustainability into strategy; […]

Source: CNBC


Norway 3rd in “Most Productive Countries in the World” Ranking


Category: Culture / Lifestyle

With a new law barring work e-mail after hours, the French have honored a truth long recognized by economists: working longer hours doesn’t necessarily result in increased productivity. Mexico—the least productive of the 38 countries listed in 2015 data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)—has the world’s longest average work week at 41.2 […]

Source: Time