Murmansk news

DNB sells its Russian operations

Norwegian DNB Bank ASA (“DNB”) has agreed to sell JSC Commercial Bank DNB Bank (“DNB Russia”), comprising all of DNB’s operations in Russia, to Asokerco Trading Limited LLC. The beneficiary owner is Mikail Shishkhanov, the majority shareholder of B&N Bank (JSC) The terms of the [...]

SIVA Murmansk celebrated its 15th anniversary

Friday 11 April SIVA invited their tenants and friends to a party to mark the 15th anniversary of Murmansk and thank you for the excellent cooperation . Formally known as SIVA Industrial Park in Murmansk, the office building at the port opened 15 years ago to meet the growing demand of the [...]

Teriberka already for seven days without any road connection

The road to the small coastal settlement Teriberka, approximately 150 km from Murmansk has been closed for one week, reports the regional news agency “B-port”. According to transport Minister of Murmansk region, Dmitry Sosnin, even special snowploughs and tractors cannot break through [...]

FIBA Murmansk: Minutes of Annual Member Meeting and activity plan

The Annual Member Meeting of FIBA took place in the last week of March. 14 companies and organisations took part or were represented by power of attorney. The main points from that meeting in short: -          NBA is now closed and all members of NBA are asked by the former leader of the [...]

Wind energy instead of Shtokman gas in Teriberka?

After years of silence the Dutch company Windlife Renewables (formerly Windlife Energy BV) announced the start of the construction of a wind farm in the area of Teriberka and Tumanij in the Murmansk Region. The plan is to begin the construction work in 2015. According to a press release the German [...]

NRCC&FIBA Networking meeting in Murmansk on 19 March

The Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce and the Foreign Investors Business Association invites all members and friends to participate in the first network meeting of this year. The NRCC&FIBA meeting will take place on Wednesday 19 March in the restaurant of Park Inn. Registration starts at [...]

Norwegian Business Association (NBA) officially closed

The Norwegian business organization NBA has been closed officially at the Annual Assembly on 26 February. In a member poll ahead of the meeting, 18 of 19 participating members voted for closing down the organization. NBA chairman Bjørn Celius invited members to join in FIBA (Foreign Investors [...]

Barents Ski Race canceled

The traditional ski race around Treriksrøysa (the border mark where Russia, Norway and Finland meet) which should be organized on 15 March, was canceled due to lack of snow. The race – called “friendship race” the Russia – has great symbolic significance because participants can [...]
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