A vital international shipping industry with new technology

Bergen is a lead player in international shipping. Shipping companies in Bergen and Norway have focused on developing new and innovative technology in the maritime industry for generations.

The Bergen community has a complete, dynamic and progressive shipping industry with a solid cluster of services, broad knowledge and competence. Shipping is an important part of the ocean industry in the region.

Learn more about the maritime cluster in Greater Bergen. 

Shipping has played a major role in the business environment in Greater Bergen for generations. The city and Norway has been at the forefront of maritime technological development. Such as LNG-fueled vessels. The region is a leader in developing hybrid technology and other environmentally friendly solutions for transportation at sea.

Solid maritime cluster

Greater Bergen boasts a complete maritime cluster that includes:

  • some of the world’s leading ship owner companies
  • Norway’s largest port
  • Norway’s largest fleet
  • strong research institutions and several maritime studies
  • headquarters for the Norwegian Naval Academy
  • legal service
  • shipbrokers
  • marine insurance
  • ship traders
  • ship management
  • shipping equipment
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