The OSM Maritime Group, a Norwegian company that provides offshore and ship management services with operations in more than 20 countries including the Philippines, inaugurated its new building in Ermita, Manila on 5 January 2015. Read more

Ambassador Erik Førner opened the Asia/Pacific Simulator User Conference with Erik Hovland, General Manager of Kongsberg Maritime Simulation, on 2 December 2014 in Cebu. Read more

Photo: Farstad shipping.

Norway has been a major player in shipping for more than 150 years. This small country on the fringe of Europe controls one of the largest merchant fleets in the world. Read more

Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

What is life like when you are married to a seafarer? This issue is being discussed when wives of Filipino seamen working on Norwegian ships are brought together. Read more

Photo: John B. Lacson Maritime University.

Dr. Mary Lou Arcelo has been given the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit for her work in developing maritime relations between Norway and the Philippines. Read more

The Norwegian embassy sent their trainee to explore what it truly means to have made the cut as cadet graduates from the Norwegian Training Centre in Manila. Click here to read her impressions of these Filipino seamen. Read more

This is not only a story about a brave girl working as a cadet on a Norwegian tank vessel.This also happens to be a true love story. Meet Vivian Tampus. Read more

Photo: Farstad Shipping.

To continue the maritime cooperation between Norway and the Philippines, Norwegian government has decided to assist MARINA in improving the deficiencies that was discovered after several EMSA inspections. Read more