Nor-Shipping 2019 sponsors and partners

Nor-Shipping is privileged to be part of the Norwegian and international maritime industry’s development.

The list of those who play an integral part in the success of the leading maritime week includes our partners and sponsors, who’s support helps to ensure that the event continues to grow.

Among our partners and sponsors, you will find some of the leading companies and organizations in the industry. Our aim is firmly focused on the future and we could not do it without this team.





DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries. Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence.

We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.






DNB is Norway’s largest financial institution. With a 190 year history, DNB plays a central role in Norway’s economic environment, both in the retail and in the corporate sectors. It is one of the world’s leading shipping and offshore banks, with a world-wide coverage from Oslo, Bergen, London, New York, Singapore, Athens and Shanghai. We are proud of the fact that many of the world’s leading maritime companies choose us as their financial partner. DNB provides a complete set of corporate and investment banking services.

Commercial lending and Debt Capital Market services

Investment Banking services including M&A and advisory

Regional and global Cash Management services

Deposits, Guarantees and Trade Finance

Fx, interest rate and commodity hedging

DNB believes that Nor-Shipping 2019 is this year’s most important event in the shipping industry, which we are very pleased to support.




The Jotun Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of paints, coatings and powder coatings. The group has 74 companies and 40 production facilities on all continents. Including the total network of legal companies, agents, branch offices and distributors Jotun is represented in more than 80 countries. Jotun is recognised as a leading supplier of high quality coatings and the most advanced range of antifoulings and is active in every aspect of the coating technology and advises customers on the most effective solutions to the prevention of corrosion and fouling.






Kongsberg Maritime provides its worldwide customers with some of the most innovative and dependable marine electronics on the market. It is a market leader in dynamic positioning systems, automation and surveillance systems, process automation, satellite navigation and hydroacoustics. Kongsberg Maritime is one of many leaders that count on Nor-Shipping to communicate great ideas.


Global trade has always depended on the port and since 1847 Inchcape Shipping Services has provided the local knowledge and means to deliver port calls that enable business to ship smoothly and trade successfully.

Inchcape combines its worldwide infrastructure with local expertise through our global network of over 300 proprietary offices, across 70 countries and a team of more than 3000 dedicated professionals. Our unique geographical footprint means we can offer customers a full range of services, delivered safely and with a consistent commitment to exceptional service, wherever they are in the world.

Through the real-time port data and information generated by our global network, coupled with investments in technology, Inchcape Shipping Services provides market and port intelligence that allows our customers to focus on their core business and make informed decisions.




The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) is the administrative and supervisory authority in matters related to safety of life, health, material values and the environment on vessels flying the Norwegian flag and foreign ships in Norwegian waters. The NMA is also responsible for ensuring the legal protection of Norwegian-registered ships and registered rights in those ships. The NMA is subordinate to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries and the Ministry of Climate and Environment. Our activities are governed by national and international legislation, agreements and political decisions.




Skuld is a diversified marine insurer which offers a wide range of covers. Main products are Protection and Indemnity insurance (P&I) for shipowners, specialist liability covers for vessel charterers, defence insurance as well as offshore covers. Through Skuld 1897, a Syndicate at Lloyd’s, Skuld provides additional marine, energy, cargo and liability insurance.

Worldwide offices cover virtually every time zone and are manned by a dedicated and professional staff representing over 20 nationalities and thus many cultural backgrounds and a wide variety of legal, nautical and technical expertise.

The head office is located in Oslo with further offices in Aberdeen, Bergen, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Hong Kong, London, New York, Piraeus and Singapore.



With over 8,500 fully paid subscribers and over 48,000 global readers, TradeWinds is the shipping industry’s most successful news service – exclusive stories and insights you simply can’t find anywhere else with a commitment in giving readers clear and unbiased reports on what is happening in their markets.

Now our portfolio includes weekly newspaper, online news, business focuses, TW+ quarterly magazine, events and App. TradeWinds is part of the NHST Media Group.

TradeWinds newspaper published weekly and also available online as an E-paper edition. TradeWinds online news service provides the latest news and exclusives 24 hours a day.
TradeWinds App is free to subscribers on iOs and Android mobile devices. TradeWinds TW+ Magazine is a glossy high-end quarterly publication, packed with features exploring what makes top industry figures tick.




Wilh. Wilhelmsen is a global maritime industry group, and leaders within our industry. With the world’s largest maritime network on call 24/7, our people can deliver products and services on the ground practically anywhere you have ships, or maritime related industries. We make the maritime industry spin.

Wilh. Wilhelmsen perceives Nor-Shipping as one of the most important maritime industry events in 2019. It provides an ideal arena to meet the innovators and decision makers of the industry.





Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2017, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.


The Astrup Fearnley Group is a leading, independent and global provider of advisory, research, brokerage and investment banking services to the maritime industry through its group companies; Fearnleys, Fearnley Securities, Fearnley Project Finance, Fearnley Offshore, Fearnley Offshore Supply and Libra Fearnley Energy. Astrup Fearnley traces back 150 years, to 1869, and have a strong global presence with offices across three continents, employing 350 professionals. This legacy is created by generations of deeply dedicated professionals, and four generations of the Astrup Fearnley Family.

The Astrup Fearnley Group has evolved considerably since its inception in 1869, driven largely by increased globalization, modernization in the shipping and offshore industries, changes in the regulatory framework, and a steadily more sophisticated and diverse client base. As we have aimed for since the early beginnings, we aspire to be a leading, independent and research focused broker and advisor for investors and companies operating in our core industries – shipping, offshore, energy, aquaculture and real estate.






The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association is a trade and employment organisation for Norwegian controlled companies within the shipping and offshore industry. The primary fields are national and international industry policies, employer issues, competence and recruitment, environmental issues and innovation in addition to safety at sea. Our members are the core and driving force in the Norwegian maritime cluster. NSA’s members employ over 55,000 seafarers and offshore workers from more than 50 different nations.






Mercy Ships is an international charity. Mercy Ships currently operates the largest non-governmental hospital ship in the world providing humanitarian aid like free health care, community development projects, community health education, mental health programs, agriculture projects, and palliative care for terminally ill patients.

Mercy Ships has operated in more than 57 developing nations and 18 developed nations around the world, with a current focus on the countries of Africa





Norway Trade Fairs organize everything from big to small trade fairs, corporate events and conferences combined with exhibitions. Norway Trade Fairs and Thon Hotel Arena has a total of 55 meeting rooms of all sizes and 39 000 sqm hall space for exhibitions and events.






YoungShip is a professional non-profit organisation for young people working within the global maritime industry.






ShipInsight brings details of the latest in research, technological advances, regulation and equipment as well as analysis and comment.




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