Espen Høiby, CEO of OSM Aviation

Espen Høiby, CEO of crew management company OSM Aviation invited to dialogue on aircraft crewing

Espen Høiby, CEO of crew management company OSM Aviation, entered the lion’s den when he visited the Parat union’s aviation conference at Gardermoen on Friday. “We’re concerned to have a dialogue with the unions,” Høiby told the meeting close to Oslo’s main airport. “We are putting the conflicts behind us, and invite you to sit…

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light instalation kvikk lunsj norway

Take A Walk On the Wild Side… In the dark and surrounded by art

In September a group of artists from around the world came together to explore the relationship between art and nature by creating a light and sound installation set in a forest in Norway. The collaborators, Melissa Larsen of Norway, Joao Pereira of Portugal, and Andy Cross from the UK, each brought their own expertise and…

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Iceland Euro 2016 France game

Norwegians want to support Iceland against France

Norwegian TV Distributor RiksTV AS has organised a campaign, aimed to highlight their “TV everywhere” service through showing how generous their customers are, having the benefit of TV wherever they are in the country. Because of this tourists travelling Norway during the Euro 2016, can watch their favourite team playing football in a genuine Norwegian…

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OSM Aviation

OSM Aviation and Norwegian in partnership

OSM Aviation Group has grown over three years into a leading international specialist in airline crew management. Norwegian Air Resources Holding (NARH), a fully owned Norwegian subsidiary, acquires 50 percent of OSM Aviation. “This is an important milestone for us”, says CEO of OSM Aviation, Espen Høiby. “Through this partnership we will further strengthen our…

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The buildings of Masdar City

Nordic Innovation Incubator helping Nordic companies grow in the Middle East

Nordic Innovation has hired Nordoest to operate the Nordic Innovation Incubator in Masdar City, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The purpose of the incubator will be to support Nordic companies entering the Middle East, and provide them with a space to develop their business plans alongside the Masdar Institute. “The UAE is a natural point of…

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Ástæður lækkandi olíuverðs

Framleiðsluþróun á leirsteinsolíu í Bandaríkjunum. TU jobs fjallaði fyrir skemmstu um að Eagle Ford svæðið í Texas Bandaríkunum væri ein helsta ástæða lækkandi olíverðs síðan í sumar, en þar eru unnar miklar birgðir af leirsteinsolíu. Eagle Ford er eitt af fimmtán vinnslusvæðum leirsteinsolíu sem hefur komið heimsbyggðinni á óvart með gríðarlegri framleiðsluaukningu frá 2011.

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Gaming technology could allow you to walk on oil installations states TUJobs

TUJobs states that Viscos gaming technology could allow you to walk on oil installations using the principles of gaming technology. By the aid of keyboards, game consoles or a couple of Oculus Rift glasses, you can move around in the different parts of the subsea facility, find specific components, plan procedures, and find relevant information….

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TUJobs lists oil workers’ favourite platforms on Norwegian shelf

TUJobs has recently listed the favourite platforms on Norwegian shelf according to a survey by oil workers. On the list are 92 installations, both platforms, rigs, and floating production ships (FPSOVs) that operate in Norwegian waters. These have been ranged in six categories: Technical conditions; Social environment; Food; Leisure facilities; Leadership; Housing conditions.

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Energy and Technology News recap: TUJobs in October and November 2014

Throughout October and November 2014, TUJobs covered a range of energy and technology-based topics from 3D printing, Social Media as a recruiting platform, and about the halting of NH90 helicopters in the Netherlands. According to TUJobs.com, the new Alta 3D printer by POLARWORKS is set to revolutionise the aesthetics of the 3D printer.

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Þráðlaus gasskynjun á Statfjord A

Verður stærsta þráðlausa gasskynjunarkerfi í Noregi. Þegar rykið var sest eftir Macondo slysið árið 2010, kom á daginn að kveikjan að því hafði verið gassprenging í kjölfar gasleka frá brunninum. Slysið hefur beint athygli fólks að gaslekum, vegna þess að því fyrr sem þeir uppgötvast, þeim mun meiri tími gefst til að koma í veg…

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    “Kasta macka” (throw a sandwich) is something the Swedish PM does out in nature

    Throwing sandwiches may sound like an odd thing to do, but not in Sweden. Over there, “kasta macka” or “throw a sandwich” is what Swedes call skipping stones on water. The many benefits and wonders of outdoor Sweden Recently, Mr. Stefan Löfven, the prime minister of Sweden was asked to list his top 5 things…

  • Aspen the mountain pup

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    Aspen the mountain pup and his love for 66°North

    Aspen the mountain pup is the Instagram famous Golden Retriever with over 98,500 followers. When his owners, Hunter and Sarah Lawrence, visited Iceland for the first time on their honeymoon back in 2013, they fell in love with the landscape, the people and the fashion. As big fans of Icelandic outdoor clothing brand 66°North, they…

  • North Sailing

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    Project Opal a great success: NORTH SAILING WINS AWARDS FOR RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

    North Sailing has been named Silver winner of the Best Innovation for Carbon Reduction category at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at World Travel Market in London. North Sailing won the silver at the prestigious World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, November 4th. This is the first…

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    Swedes embrace online media streaming services

    Media consumption in Sweden is increasingly characterized by online streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix. Three out of four 15-74-year-olds now use online streaming services to listen to music or watch video. Youtube, Spotify and Netflix are the most popular online streaming services used. Youtube is free of charge, whereas Spotify is offered both…

  • Suzuki Vitara on F-Road

    7:59 am

    Blue Car Rental: Insurance included in all car rentals in Iceland

    Car rental firms in Iceland cover vehicles with third party insurance as standard, which includes personal accident insurance. This is Icelandic law for driving here. Blue Car Rental is one of Iceland’s main car rental companies and they do provide insurance as standard for most eventualities. This includes coverage from vehicle theft and gravel protection….

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    Insight Asia Travel has currently installed Live Chat with Experts on website

    Insight Asia Travel would like to introduce its live chat installed on its website. Customers now can easily find this live chat application at the bottom of the website on the right hand. Customers can use Video Chat to send real-time video and audio, Screen Share any screen or application, easily share texts and files…