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April 20, 2022

U.S. Embassy Oslo honored 18 Norwegian shipowners

On April 5, the U.S. Embassy Oslo honored 18 Norwegian shipowners, including newly-appointed President of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (Norges Rederiforbund) Synnøve Seglem, who have made their vessels available for search and rescue operations on the seven seas, saving lives around the world. Chargé d’Affaires Sharon Hudson-Dean, U.S. Coast Guard Attaché Commander Eric Casler, and the U.S. Commercial Service were honored to award the shipowners with certificates, celebrating the seafarers and underscoring the importance of the USCG AMVER Program. American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and VIKAND Solutions served as partners and sponsors for the event at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence during the week of the Nor-Shipping exhibition and conference.