Main Blue Economy Partner

Wikborg Rein has recently entered into a partnership as a Blue Economy Main Partner at Nor-Shipping together with Gard. Norwegian Energy Partners (NORWEP) and Telenor Maritime are joining as Partners. The biannual conference will take place from 1 to 4 June 2021.

The conference has this time accurately placed itself in the middle of the ocean. The topics this year being ocean solutions:  

  • Ocean Energy  
    Maritime operations and logistics, offshore grids, wind, wave, tide & solar offshore etc 
  • Electrification & alternative fuels 
    LNG, Batteries, Hydrogen, Ammonia
  • Big data, digitalisation & autonomy 
    BlockchainIoT, Digital twins, autonomy, cyber security etc 
  • Finance, Insurance, R&D & business models 
    Funding, financing change and actions, laws and regulations (IMO), new talent, start-ups, innovation etc 
  • Infrastructure, policies and governmental involvement 
    Support, infrastructure, demand, rules and regulations (IMO) 

Nor-Shipping is an important arena for knowledge sharing and networking that we are happy to be a part of. The topic for next year's conference is well aligned with our strategic priorities and focus on sustainability. The partnership is a great opportunity to join leading players within ocean industries ensuring that the 2021 conference will be an innovative meeting place for the future, says Gaute Gjelsten, Partner and Practice Group Leader for Shipping, Offshore and Energy at Wikborg Rein.  

Blue Talks in the Blue Economy Conference Hall  

In the Blue Economy Hall, Wikborg Rein will be hosting Blue Talks in collaborations with Nor-Shipping and other partners, industry leaders and important players from academia and the business community in Norway and internationally. Blue Talks are one-hour collaborative sessions dedicated to future markets and technologies that will drive and dictate the development, and link between shipping and the ocean industries. With themes that follow on from the Nor-Shipping main conference, the topics of the talks will be based on innovative and sustainable ocean solutions

Read more about the partnership here.

Please find out more about Nor-Shipping and the Blue Talks here.