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Faroe Islands: Norröna refurbished to the tune of 100 million DKK

NordenBladet – Norröna, the flagship of the Faroese merchant fleet and the only cruise liner sailing from the Faroe Islands on a regular basis, has completed a major overhaul. Having left the Faroes for refurbishment at the Fayard shipyard in

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Faroe Islands: Power production performance aligned with simulated predictions in Faroe Islands

NordenBladet – As part of a continued operations program in its tidal energy project in the Faroe Islands, technology developer Minesto has made significant progress related to electricity generation to grid — the company’s DG100 power plant has reached peak

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Faroe Islands: 10 percent of Faroese population Covid vaccinated

NordenBladet – Ten percent of the total Faroese population of just over 53,000 has been vaccinated for Covid-19, according to public health information website Corona.fo. As per the government-issued information source, some 5,300 individuals have been vaccinated in the island

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Faroe Islands: Covid testing requirement for arrivals to Faroe set for one-year extension

NordenBladet – The Finance Committee of the Faroese Parliament has, after reviewing a proposed bill from Finance Minister Jørgen Niclasen, stated that they agree with a suggested one-year extension of the current legal requirement that people traveling to the Faroe

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Faroe Islands’ longest sea cable for aquaculture installed

NordenBladet – Earlier this month, electrical engineering firm JT Electric completed the latest installation of their 5.6-kilometer sea cable to a Bakkafrost fish farming site in the Faroe Islands. The cable provides power from Bakkafrost’s hatchery at Strond near Klaksvík

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Faroe Islands: Faroese labor force remains Europe’s most active

NordenBladet – With more than 84 percent of the nation’s working-age population part of the labor force, the population of the Faroe Islands still has the highest activity rate in Europe. According to a recent labor force survey published by

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Faroe Islands: Lena Anderssen’s Letters From The Faroes wins Album of the Year at JPF Music Awards in Los Angeles

NordenBladet – Faroese-Canadian singer-songwriter Lena Anderssen claimed an award at the JPF Music Awards in Los Angeles, with her 2012 album Letters From the Faroes earning the Album of the Year title. JPF is short for Just Plain Folks, a

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Faroe Islands: Nordic film stars cast in first crime/drama series filmed in the Faroe Islands

NordenBladet – The Faroe Islands’ biggest film production ever will feature high profile names in film. Actors Ulrich Thomsen (The New Pope, 2020; Blacklist, 2016), Maria Rich (Follow The Money, 2018) and Olaf Johannesen (The Bridge, 2015) will star in

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Faroe Islands: Faroese businesses join forces to prioritise sustainability

NordenBladet – Eleven Faroese businesses have agreed to work together on creating a joint sustainability strategy. The purpose of the business-led initiative is to provide a platform which supports the business sector to transition to a sustainable economy. The three-year

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Faroe Islands: Eivør wins four prizes at this year’s Faroe Music Awards

NordenBladet – With 14 awards were on the for line this year’s Faroese Music Awards on March 8th, Saturday’s big winner was Eivør who claimed four awards. Not unlike last year’s FMA show, the event had to be handled somewhat

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