The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, which holds around 900,000 seed samples in case of a doomsday scenario, is getting a £9 million refurbishment.
Norway’s offshore safety watchdog has said “serious shortcomings” in procedures contributed to the death of an offshore worker last month.
Two North-east brothers whose toy pirate ship sailed from Scotland to Scandinavia are hoping it will reach the Caribbean after being launched off Africa with the help of a tall ship.
A toy pirate ship sent out to sea by two North-east brothers has travelled hundreds of miles from Scotland to Scandinavia.
A football that was booted off an Aberdeen pitch and ended up 1,100 miles away has been returned.
Investigators today confirmed that last year’s fatal North Sea helicopter crash off Norway was caused by a “fatigue fracture” in one of the Super Puma 225s gears.
Operators will spend nearly £30billion on new North Sea projects over the next three years, with Norway’s Statoil leading the way, a new report said.
An Aberdeen football club have been left shocked after discovering a ball booted off their pitch in Aberdeen ended up 1,100 miles away - on a small island off Norway!
Doctors from Norway are sharing expertise with their NHS Grampian counterparts and vice versa in a bid to help tackle recruitment problems in both countries.
Divers have found a “vital” missing part from a Super Puma helicopter that crashed in Norway last year, killing 13 people.
A number of NATO warships have arrived in Aberdeen harbour this morning.
A Norwegian school band has stopped off in the North-east after picking Scotland as their traditional tour destination.
North Sea helicopter crash: Investigators identify three possible causes, Airbus plays down speculation
Norwegian investigators have said they are examining three potential causes for a North Sea helicopter crash which killed 13 people last month.
A helicopter crash survivor said he relived how it felt to “fall from the sky” when he heard 13 people had been killed in an accident offshore Norway.
Statoil has said it is ready to begin its own investigation into the North Sea helicopter crash that killed 13 people.
Workers on board a North Sea platform have been told they will have their pay docked after downing tools in response to the fatal helicopter crash off Norway.
The Air Investigation Branch in Norway (AIBN) has said it believes a North Sea helicopter crash which killed 13 people was down to a “technical error” and not “humanitarian failure”.
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Union bosses today called on the UK Government to revisit its decision to refuse a public inquiry into offshore helicopter safety.
A petition calling for the Civil Aviation Authority to permanently remove the Airbus EC225 Super Puma from service has reached more than 18,000 signatures.
Oil major Shell has cancelled all flights to its two fields in the Norwegian Sea. The company has taken the decision after 13 people were killed on a flight returning from Statoil’s Gullfaks B platform on Friday. The move will affect journeys to its Draugen and Knarr fields. For the full story, visit Energy Voice.
Tributes have been paid to a North-east man who was among 13 people killed in a helicopter crash in Norway.
Statoil bosses were today expected to visit the centre for the next of kin of those affected by the helicopter crash off the Norwegian coast.
A message in a bottle hurled hopefully into the sea by a young girl in the North-east has been discovered by another child ... almost 400 miles away!
FORMER First Minister, Alex Salmond says new tax cuts are needed in the spring budget for the crisis-hit oil and gas industry.
Aker Solutions has confirmed the oil worker killed when a freak wave hit the COSL Innovator drilling rig worked the Norwegian oil services firm.
ABERDEEN'S Christmas tree has arrived in the city after travelling more than 300 miles from Norway.