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Norway Releases Footage From Inside Frigate That Sank After Getting Rammed By Tanker

Looking for a great career? Or know another veteran, service member, or military spouse who is? Get started at Hirepurpose. A little over a month after the Helge Ingstad sank after colliding with a tanker in a Norwegian fjord, the Norwegian military has released footage from the submerged frigate.

TASKANDPURPOSE.COM - 2018-12-18 12:37:16

Norway has released video from inside the elite warship that sank after getting rammed by a tanker

Crews have removed all the ships weapons, and it is being prepared to be raised and transported to port. A preliminary report found confusion and unheeded warnings on the frigate contributed to the accident.

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-12-18 16:46:20

Poland Grants Asylum to Mother and 2-Year-Old Daughter Fleeing Norway’s Controversial Child Services

Poland has granted asylum to a mother and her 2-year-old daughter who fled Norway after child services tried to remove the child from the mother’s care based on what she says are false allegations of drug abuse.

BLACKCHRISTIANNEWS.COM - 2018-12-17 14:11:28

Refugees Rejoice After Resettlement Applications to Norway Accepted

A video posted to Twitter on December 17 shows refugees at a UNHCR Emergency Transit Center in Romania celebrating after being informed that their applications for resettlement in Norway had been accepted.

YAHOO! - 2018-12-18 13:20:03

Telenor Norway promotes Talkmore head to manager of fixed line and TV division

Telenor Norway has named Camilla Amundsen as head of its fixed line and TV division from 01 January, succeeding Birgit Bjornsen. Amundsen is currently head of Telenor's budget mobile arm, Talkmore, and has been in that role for three years. After overseeing Canal Digital Kabel’s rebranding as Teleno

TELECOMPAPER.COM - 2018-12-18 10:44:00

Norway funds two hydrogen maritime transport projects

Norway is funding a hydrogen (H2)-powered high-speed ferry and short-sea freighter through its PILOT-E scheme. A grant has been awarded to HYON, a joint venture established in 2017 by Nel, Hexagon Composites and PowerCell Sweden.

GASWORLD.COM - 2018-12-18 10:04:00

Havfarm: a new salmon fishing revolution in Norway

In February, Norwegian fish farmer Nordlaks penned an agreement with Chinese shipyard CIMC Raffles to build the first of two major new fish farms under the Havfarm moniker. When it commences operations in 2020, the ship-shaped Havfarm 1 will feature a catamaran-like hull measuring 430m in length and

SHIP-TECHNOLOGY.COM - 2018-12-18 09:00:20

OPINION: Norway, China and the Deep Hypocrisy of 'Human Rights Dialogue'

The visit to China by King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway in October 2018 revealed the increasingly painful hypocrisy of European countries pretending to uphold a ‘human rights dialogue’ with the Chinese authorities. They claim to help improve China, even as the Chinese superpower – increasingly p

THENEWSLENS.COM - 2018-12-18 07:14:16

QR code payment system to be set up in Norway for Chinese tourists

Vipps cooperates with Alipay to provide tourists from china with more convenient payment options. The joint QR code payment system will see Norwegian mobile payments app Vipps cooperate with Chinese mobile payment app Alipay to allow Vipps payment to be used outside Norway as well as open up the sys

QRCODEPRESS.COM - 2018-12-18 07:00:07

$12m Norway building scandal: Minority demands presidential probe

The Minority in Parliament has provided what it says is proof of government’s intention to spend a whopping $12m to buy a building in Norway which only last year was priced at $3.5million.

MYJOYONLINE.COM - 2018-12-18 07:00:00

Netnod Expands in Norway with Bulk Infrastructure AS Data Center

According to a recent announcement, Netnod, Internet exchange point in the Nordic region, has selected Bulk Infrastructure AS’s data center, the Oslo Internet Exchange (OS-IX), as the location for a new ‘on-net’ node.

IOTEVOLUTIONWORLD.COM - 2018-12-18 07:00:00

Okudzeto Presents Allegations Of Inflated Embassy Building In Norway

Minority spokesperson on foreign affairs Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has alleged, the government has bought at an inflated $12m, a property in Norway to be used as an embassy. He says the cost inflated claiming only a year ago, the property was bought for $3.5million. He presented documents on the floor

PEACEFMONLINE.COM - 2018-12-18 07:00:00

Nick Boles: Demolishing five myths about Norway Plus

Nick Boles is a former Planning Minister and Education Minister, and is MP for Grantham and Stamford. There is growing support in Parliament for the idea that after Brexit the UK should move to a position a bit like Norway’s or Iceland’s – inside the common market of the European Economic Area (EEA)

CONSERVATIVE HOME - 2018-12-18 06:34:00

Finland and Norway in January Will Publish Proposals for the Arctic Railway

This post has been sponsored by Free Football Streaming Bringing you Live Games over the Internet. A working group consisting of representatives from Finland and Norway will publish a report in January with proposals for further stages and a timetable for the implementation of the Arctic Railway pro

MARITIMEHERALD.COM - 2018-12-18 02:40:29

Norway allows cleric to face court in Italy

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Iraqi-born cleric suspected of enticing recruits to fight in Iraq and Syria has been given travel documents to travel to Italy where he faces trial, Norway's justice minister said Tuesday.

KSL.COM - 2018-12-18 14:27:00

Norway’s government postpones a Barents oil terminal decision until 2019

Norway's legislature will have to wait until next year to hear whether the prospect of growing oil activity in the Barents Sea makes the idea of an onshore terminal worth reconsidering.

ARCTICTODAY.COM - 2018-12-17 17:43:17

FEAD Warns Against Norway’s Scrap Plastics Proposals

The European federation representing the private waste and resource management industry across Europe has warned that Norway’s proposal to amend the Basel Convention which would change the current status of scrap plastics waste destined for recovery will “miss its own objective”. — In a bid to comba

CIWM-JOURNAL.CO.UK - 2018-12-17 09:25:04

The Government of Norway enables humanitarian and stabilization efforts through explosive hazards management in urban liberated areas [EN/AR]

Baghdad, 17 December 2018 – The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes a contribution of NOK 15M (approximately USD 1.7 M) from the Kingdom of Norway to support explosive hazards management activities in urban liberated areas in Iraq, enabling humanitarian and stabilization effo

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

FEAD cautions against Norway Basel amendment on plastic waste

A proposed amendment to the Basel Convention tabled by Norway has been criticised by the European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD). The organisation that represents Europe’s waste management companies, cautioned in a statement that the amendment, while well-intentione

RESOURCE.CO - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

Norway Will Tighten Rules on Forest-Killing Palm Oil Biofuels

Norway’s Parliament voted to heavily restrict�and in many cases outright ban�biofuels derived from palm oil. Parliament passed the resolution, which calls for the phaseout of so-called “high deforestation risk”�biofuels that rely heavily on palm oil. It calls on the Norwegian government to “a

CARE2.COM - 2018-12-17 07:00:00