Elkem has decided to partially curtail its production at Bremanger in Norway by temporarily shutting down one furnace. This is due to lower silicon sales and high power prices. The decision will have no impact on customers or employees. Elkem’s plant in Bremanger manufactures metallurgic silicon-based products for the world market. For iron foundries, the […]

DNV has released a white paper which studies India’s potential to deliver a sustainable future for its maritime industry. Commissioned by the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Mumbai, the ‘Indian Coastal Green Shipping Programme’ white paper offers recommendations based on the experience from Norway to build a greener shipping sector, while providing an effective framework for collaboration.

Investment in a hydrogen plant requires a lot of capital and involves both technological and regulatory risk. Cooperation between private capital, commercial banks and government funding is essential to lift investments in the entire value chain. Eksfin offers government loans and guarantees in close cooperation with commercial banks. Cooperation between banks and Eksfin increases the […]

PALFINGER has designed a state-of-the-art Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB) prototype for the Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution, the KNRM. The prototype is the first of the twelve boats ordered in 2022. To mark the official start of the building process, a traditional keel laying ceremony was held in Dronrijp, the Netherlands.

The investment is based on well-known technology and constitutes an expansion of a running Elkem facility, thereby further improving productivity and profitability. The increased production of high-quality products will be supplied to a major customer on a long-term contract. Elkem will also have options to sell additional supply to others. The investment will increase the […]

Bruken av en robust og effektiv rognkjeks som forebyggings- og kontrolltiltak mot lakselus er viktig for hele den norske oppdrettsnæringen og for fiskevelferden hos denne rensefisken. Dette er bakgrunnen for at Akvaplan-niva nå har mottatt 13 millioner kroner i finansiering fra FHF til prosjektet «Veien til best mulig produksjon av rognkjeks for å sikre en […]

Norwegian boat-handling system supplier Vestdavit is targeting further growth in davit sales to the offshore wind sector, driven by increasing demand from SOV operators for its robust and proven solutions, after racking up a record MNOK 185 in new orders in 2022. The increase in Vestdavit’s orderbook was fuelled by growth in both its core […]