On the latest development in the Arctic region from a maritime perspective, both Norwegian and Chinese. Topics discussed were the challenges and possibilities opened up by a new sea route, developments in global growth and demand, and future market possibilities for Arctic shipping. The Norwegian Government has recently published its Maritime strategy proving how this sector still is of very high importance to value creation for Norway. Mr Sturla Henriksen, CEO of Norwegian Shipowners' Association on visit in Shanghai, and Mr Pierre Pochard, Senior Market Analyst at DNV GL in Shanghai, gave an update on both Norwegian and global shipping trends and on Arctic shipping from a Chinese view.
Norwegian Shipowners' Association: https://www.rederi.no/en/
Norwegian Business Association: http://www.nbash.com/
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