Category: Environment & climate

Sri Lanka: Diversity milestone

The Asia Shipping Conference in Colombo is a milestone, not only for the maritime community of Sri Lanka, but for their entire business community. The first conference to be organized in partnership by Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents, WISTA Sri Lanka and Young Shipping Professionals – not to mention the first to ensure equal level…

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Who Buys Books Anymore?

Existing in a digital world, iPad, phone and Kindle are of course necessities for digesting written content. But nevertheless, books are still my favorite items to go shopping for. Exploring bookstores wherever I go, always pinning out the ones that cover international languages. Here are my treasures from Changi airport last week…   The book in…

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#TheNewBlue – Ocean industries meet the digital age!

This morning is spent at the prestigeous Bristol hotel in Oslo, where more than 200 top executives from Norwegian & international shipping are gathered to hear the latest perspectives from leading industry voices at the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association’s annual conference. This blog post will be updated frequently today. Equipping prominent shipowners and senior power players…

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Voices of the World

Amazing to see how an unknown writer of a small blog can actually reach out across the world… A tiny example to demonstrate how social media and a connected world changes us radically. As consumers, 90% of everything we eat, use, buy and enjoy is transported by ships. The cheapest and most environmental friendly mode…

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Kampen om de norske verdiene!

Vi har så lett å glemme hvor vi kommer fra, vi som har så mye. Vi har så lett for å lytte til populistiske politikere som kynisk bygger og bruker vår huleboerfrykt til å sanke stemmer og piske opp stemninger mot enkeltgrupper. Vi har så lett for å glemme at vi snakker om menneskeskjebner når vi forsøker…

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Watch out! Digital Iceberg ahead!

Some months into my new role, there hasn’t been too much time for writing work related articles – or at least writing something worth sharing.  We all know that the maritime industry is facing numerous challenges, not only here in Norway, but globally. This always comes with new opportunities, but they don’t come for free.…

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The Ocean CleanUp Project!

During Nor-Shipping we handed out the Young Entrepreneur Award to an amazing guy – the Dutch 21-y-o Boyan Slat. Our fantastic winner has taken on a task described to be too big of a task for any nation to tackle alone. His entrepreneurial project will remove the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (a sea of floating…

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