With 20 national pavilions and delegates from some 80 countries exploring the future in Oslo, we are delighted to see a solid span of new countries and companies planning their Nor-Shipping week.
The Australian LNG delegation headed up by Woodside Energy’s COO Mike Utsler will be able to meet “Green Corridor” JIP partners BHP Billiton and DNV GL to catch up on the planned Australia-China route.
Another key LNG representative arrives from Paris, as we welcome ENGIE in from France. Malaysia’s PETRONAS-controlled MISC Berhad joins us for the first time, bringing fresh insights from CEO Yee Yang Chien.
While Singapore relations are strengthened through the recent cooperation on the Asian Belt Podium, with MPA, PSA and Singapore Shipping Association. From Japan we are not only welcoming NYK but also a high-level official delegation dedicated to hydrogen projects.
Africa is heavily represented for the first time, with the African Union Commission group and former Chairperson Dr. Dlamini-Zuma as well as Nigeria’s Minister for Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi and NIMASA. South Africa’s coastal administration SAMSA gather a span of maritime players and projects on the lookout for new alliances and partnerships.
Ministers and top politicians
Germany’s top maritime politician, State Secretary Uwe Beckmeyer, might have interesting news from Germany’s masterplan for maritime technologies.
Ireland brings a naval ship accompanied by a Minister as they visit Nor-Shipping for the very first time bringing in a pavilion of tech companies from the Google and Linkedin sphere in Dublin. And Sweden goes beyond shipping this year, inviting their sharpest industrial players from across industries to meet our audience.
America brings a focus on cyber security which should be highly relevant for everyone these days, while we’ll look to the ocean space and the accelerating green energy revolution of China and link the One Belt to the Northern Sea Route.
And what’s the latest news from India and Brazil? Visit Nor-Shipping 2017 to find out!