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Norwegian frigate now nearly submerged after collision

Nov 13 2018

OSLO A Norwegian navy frigate that collided with an oil tanker last week was almost completely submerged on Tuesday despite efforts to salvage the sinking vessel, pictures taken by the Norwegian Coastal Administration showed.

Norwegian oil, gas plants restart after tanker and frigate collision

Nov 08 2018

OSLO An oil tanker and a Norwegian navy frigate collided off Norway's west coast on Thursday, injuring eight people and triggering the temporary shutdown of a North Sea crude export terminal, Norway's top gas processing plant and several offshore fields. | Video

As winter comes, NATO kicks off largest maneuvers since Cold War

Oct 25 2018

OSLO Military forces from 31 countries began NATO's largest exercise in decades, stretching from the Baltic Sea to Iceland, on Thursday, practicing military maneuvers close to Russia, which itself held a huge military drill last month. | Video

Norwegian Air shares surge on potential fleet joint venture

Oct 25 2018

OSLO Budget airline Norwegian Air is in advanced talks for a potential joint venture ownership of aircraft in its fleet that would free up cash for the rapidly growing company, it said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Norwegian Air shares surge on potential fleet joint venture

Oct 25 2018

* Shares bounce 18 percent from more than 6-month low set Tuesday (Recasts with plans for fleet joint venture)

Elkem says U.S.-China trade war to hit fourth-quarter earnings

Oct 24 2018

OSLO Oslo-listed Elkem , which makes products used in steel, aluminium and chemicals, warned on Wednesday that earnings would weaken in the fourth quarter as the impact from U.S. trade tariffs against China was stronger than expected.

REFILE-Elkem says U.S.-China trade war to hit Q4 earnings

Oct 24 2018

OSLO, Oct 24 Oslo-listed Elkem, which makes products used in steel, aluminium and chemicals, warned on Wednesday that earnings would weaken in the fourth quarter as the impact from U.S. trade tariffs against China was stronger than expected.

Nobelpreis für jesidische Aktivistin und kongolesischen Arzt

Oct 05 2018

Oslo Der kongolesische Arzt Denis Mukwege und die irakische Jesidin Nadia Murad sind für ihren Kampf gegen sexuelle Gewalt gegenüber Frauen mit dem Friedensnobelpreis ausgezeichnet worden.

Norway will make airlines use more environmentally friendly fuel from 2020

Oct 04 2018

OSLO Airlines operating in Norway must use more environmentally friendly jet fuel mixed with biofuel from 2020, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Climate and Environment on Thursday.

Hydro to stop Brazil alumina output, lay off 4,700 people

Oct 03 2018

OSLO Norsk Hydro will halt production and layoff 4,700 people at the world's largest alumina refinery, Brazil's Alunorte, which has been operating at half capacity since March due to an environmental dispute, it said on Wednesday.

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