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Glander International Bunkering Seeks Experienced Trader in Norway

The role could be based in Glander’s Tønsberg or Oslo offices. Image Credit: Glander International Bunkering Bunker Holding subsidiary Glander International Bunkering is seeking to hire an experienced marine fuels trader in either Tønsberg or Oslo. The company is looking for candidates with four or five years of relevant experience and a strong understanding of Norwegian as […]

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Woman injured by polar bear on Norway’s Svalbard Islands

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A polar bear attacked a campsite Monday in Norway’s remote Arctic Svalbard Islands, injuring a French tourist, authorities said, adding that the wounds weren’t life-threatening. The bear was later killed. The woman, who was not identified, was part of a tour group of 25 people camping at Sveasletta, in the central part […]

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World

Shift in war’s front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine — Four more ships carrying agricultural cargo held up by the war in Ukraine received authorization Sunday to leave the country’s Black Sea coast as analysts warned that Russia was moving troops and equipment in the direction of the ports to stave off a Ukrainian counteroffensive. The body overseeing an international deal intended […]

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Norwegian cruise ship runs aground; no passengers on board

STOCKHOLM — Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten says one of its ships has run aground in a fjord off the Nordic country’s west coast. Hurtigruten said the MS Richard With cruise ship was not in ordinary service and there were no passengers on board when the incident happened Friday near the mouth of the Sogne […]

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Norway’s king hospitalized due to fever; in stable condition

HELSINKI — Norway’s 85-year-old King Harald V has been admitted to a hospital in the capital Oslo due to an examination relating to fever, the Norwegian palace said in a brief statement Thursday. “His Majesty The King was admitted to Rikshospitalet today for investigation for fever,” the royal household said, adding that the monarch’s condition […]

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Life Style

‘It has me questioning if we are in the right relationship.’ Our financial adviser is a ‘top performer’ but she costs well over $20K a year — even when we lose money. Should we get a new one?

How to know if your financial adviser is worth the money. Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: After our first financial adviser retired, we picked a new one recommended by her to continue our relationship with the firm. Our fixed-rate fee of $1,700 per year changed to 0.9% of our assets under management. That meant the fee was […]

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Travel

You could retire to Spain for half the cost of Florida

“The view from my terrace is the best ever. I overlook the Mediterranean Sea!” gushes retired American teacher and mental health professional Patti Addington. When she walked the Camino de Santiago in 2018, Patti fell in love with Spain and Spanish culture. “I came home from Spain not wanting to leave and began to concentrate on how, where, […]

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UK

Protesters in Norway Target Cruise Ship Emissions

Cruise ship moored off UK’s southern coast during pandemic. Image Credit / Ship & Bunker. An anti-cruise group has formed in Norway to highlight the negative environmental impact of cruise ship calls. The focus of the organisation, called CruiseNOTWelcome, is carbon emissions, grey water discharge and other activities such as garbage disposal, according to cruise […]

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Technology

‘People will freak out’: The cloud boom is coming back to Earth, and that could be scary for tech stocks

Cloud computing is widely viewed as a recession-resistant business, but the theory has not really been tested since cloud-service providers have not experienced a major economic downturn since becoming a core element of of tech infrastructure. As a potential recession looms, investors should be prepared for the cloud boom to return to earth, and there […]

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EU promises more Ukraine war aid; calls for sanctions unity

BRUSSELS — European Union foreign ministers promised another 500 millions euros in military aid to Ukraine’s war chest to beef up the defense of the nation as the bloc’s foreign policy chief exhorted member states not to waver in their commitment to sanctions against Russia. The aid decision came after a video debriefing on the […]