Being two marine nations, seafood and marine technology research collaboration has been ongoing for many years between a number of universities and institutes on both sides.

Examples of themes:

  • Food safety and food chain traceability within the mackerel food chain between Norway and Japan
  • Toxicity of dietary mercury to cultured fish: implications for fish health, seafood safety and the influence of dietary selenium
  • Sustainable seafood production and aquaculture
  • Seafood quality assessment
  • Arctic marine ecosystems


June 4, 2014 : Tokyo International Exchange Center, Plaza Heisei (Odaiba)


Two marine nations strengthening cooperation As two marine nations, Japan and Norway have an impressive joint activity portfolio within education, research and business. Encouraged by the various cooperation activities and previous events, the Norway-Japan Marine Science Week 2014 is made as an arena for sharing information on recent achievements, discussing important issues related to seafood(…)

PGS names it’s new 3D seismic data acquisition vessel

PGS names it’s new 3D seismic data acquisition vessel

In April 2011, Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS), a leading company in marine seismic and reservoir data acquisition, processing and analysis/interpretation services in Norway, placed an order for two vessels capable of three-dimensional (3D) seismic data acquisition for sea bottom resource exploration to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) The vessels were built in Nagasaki, and on 24th(…)

Marine Science Week 2014

Marine Science Week 2014

In June this year the Norway-Japan Marine Science Week will be held. The Science Week will be focused on using research cooperation in strengthening the international knowledge base for the oceans and the coastal areas. The goals are to increase research quality through international cooperation with global leading partners, and also to discuss how to(…)

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