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From Russia - With Inside Information

On December 14th the Norwegian Russian Chamber of Commerce and GCE Blue Maritime Cluster are hosting the seminar "Market opportunities for the maritime industry in Russia".

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The seminar is for companies already doing or considering business in Russia. Get updated information about the market situation in Russia from experienced people.


09:30: Registration

10:00: Welcome

GCE Blue Maritime Cluster/NRCC

10:10: Russia today - geopolitical challenges, from a historical and political perspective

Halvor Tjønn, journalist, former correspondent for three periods for Aftenposten in Moscow

10:50: Presentation of Russian maritime industry - Opportunities for Norwegian companies

Nikolay Shavrov, Director, Innovation Norway, Saint Petersburg Office

11:15: Coffee break

11:35: Increased focus on Russia as a market - success factors

Rolf Fiskerstrand, CEO, Fiskerstrand Holding AS

12:00: Norwegian ship design - valuable references in Russia

Inge Bertil Straume, Sales Manager Fishing Vessels, Skipsteknisk AS

12:25: Funding Mechanisms - important tools for increased focus on Russia

Stig Gjethammer, Vice President Lending, Export Credit Norway

12:45: Maritim investment in Russia – experiences from Rolls-Royce

Yrjar Garshol, Vice President Marketing, Rolls Royce Marine AS

13:10:Concluding remarks

GCE Blue Maritime Cluster/NRCC

13:15: Lunch – networking

The seminar is a partnership between GCE Blue Maritime and Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce and is free of charge.

For registration, send email to frank.stoyva.emblem@aakp.no

Contact information:

Rune Methi, Communications Manager, NRCC


Frank Støyva Emblem, Communications Manager, Blue Maritime Cluster

frank.stoyva.emblem@aakp.no (m) 98855952