Portuguese Delegation Visits Ports in Norway


The Ports of Oslo and Bergen welcomed public entities from the portuguese maritime sector and collaborated to strengthen bilateral relations between Portugal and Norway

Between June 17th and 19th, the National Focal Point of the EEA Grants, in collaboration with the Director-General for Maritime Policy, Innovation Norway, and the Norwegian Embassy in Portugal, organized a High-Level visit to Oslo and Bergen with public entities and representatives from the Portuguese maritime sector.

The initiative for Port Modernization, funded by the Fund for Bilateral Relations of the EEA Grants Portugal, aimed to introduce participants to the Norwegian reality regarding innovative and differentiated solutions in the digitization and modernization of maritime ports.

The Portuguese delegation visited the Ports of Oslo and Bergen, where participants attended presentations on efficient energy solutions in the maritime sector and various pitching sessions by Norwegian companies.

The program also included visits to the facilities of two state-of-the-art companies: Equinor, Norway’s largest offshore operator and a growing force in renewable energies, and Corvus Energy, a leader in battery technology used in ships to reduce carbon emissions.

The mission concluded with a visit to the Wergeland Base to showcase Equinor’s pioneering project related to Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm, operational since 2017.