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Singapore – Norway: An Ocean of Opportunities

We had the privilege of hosting the “Singapore – Norway: An Ocean of Opportunities” event on Wednesday, June 7th, as part of Nor-Shipping.

Chair Erik Borgen kicked off the event with opening remarks, before moving on to one of the highlights for the day: Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Norway and Singapore. The MoU was signed by Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Ocean Policy Mr Bjørnar Skjæran, and Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Finance and Transport Mr Chee Hong Tat. This agreement solidified the commitment to work together, strengthening bilateral relations and creating a solid foundation for future collaborations.

Cristina Saenz de Santa Maria moderated the industry leaders throughout the topics of innovation, decarbonisation and how to attract the talents of

Innovation was a central theme throughout the event. Leaders from both countries showcased initiatives and technologies that have the potential to revolutionize the maritime industry.
Panel I consisted of: Chris Ong (Seatrium),
Lisa Edvardsen Haugan (Kongsberg Maritime), Ernst Meyer (Torvald Klaveness), Frederik Guttormsen (IMC Shipping Group), Nakul Malhotra (Wilhelmsen group)

With sustainability at the forefront of global priorities, Singapore and Norway showcased their dedication to driving the industry towards a greener future. Talent development was also emphasized as a key pillar for the growth of the maritime industry. Panel II consisted of: Tommy Olofsen (OSM Thome Eng Dih Teo (Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) Kiran Aziz (KLPWeng Yew Hor (Pacific Carriers Limited/Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF))

A warm thank you to our sponsors Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) KONGSBERG Torvald Klaveness OSM Thome DNV

Photo credits Nor-Shipping