17th June 2019

Norwegian Ambassador visits Harbour

Aberdeen Harbour were pleased to welcome the Norwegian Ambassador to the UK, Wegger Christian Strømmen, to Aberdeen Harbour.

The Ambassador was accompanied by his wife, Reverend Doctor Cecilie Jørgensen Strømmen  and Stein Paul Rosenberg, Counsellor at the Embassy, and Keith MacRae, Consul to the Royal Norwegian Consulate.

 

The group visited the South Harbour development and held discussions with the Harbour’s Chairman, Alistair Mackenzie, Chief Executive, Michelle Handforth, and Engineering and External Affairs Directors, Keith Young and Chris Bain.

Topics included the South Harbour development, and the Harbour’s many links with Norway, including the shipments of Norwegian fill material for the closed quays at South Harbour, and the significant and historical trading links between Norway and Aberdeen in the existing Harbour.