Norwegian Centre of Expertise – Maritime
Norway, home for a tiny 0,1% of the world’s population, controls over 5% of the world’s merchant fleet and has the second largest offshorefleet in the world, after USA!
A World-Leading Maritime Cluster
Most of Norway’s strength in the field of advanced marine operations isconcentrated within an hour’s drive from the picturesque town ofÅlesund on the country’s west coast. The region is home for animpressive constellation of over 200 leading maritime companies andtraining, research and finance institutions that form one of very fewcomplete maritime clusters in the world.
Centre for Norway's Maritime Expertise
Due to its leading position and its strong global presence, the cluster was awarded the prestigious status as Norwegian Centre of Expertise – Maritime by the Norwegian government. Over 75% of the world’s large, hi-tech offshore vessels are designed there. 40% of the world’s most advanced offshore fleet is controlled by the region’s ship-owners.
15 design companies
14 ship yards
18 ship-owner companies
159 equipment suppliers
40% of the world's modern fleet
= One World-class maritime cluster!
The Challenge/The Brief:
Disseminate the world's largest maritime cluster's responsibilities,opportunities and prospects. This should be done without showing asingle product, without showing a single vessel, and without showing asingle employee. The Client also wanted us to create a feeling ofinternal pride of the maritime cluster, and its employees.
The solution is in The Ocean.
Concept & Script by Havnevik Advertising Agency
Produced by Fuglefjellet Film
Producer: Leif Johan Holand
Director: Tom Emil Olsen
Art directors: Tom Emil Olsen and Robert Dalen
Communication advisor: Thomas Olai Thomassen
Project Manager: Linn Osnes
Grade & Paint: Jostein Dahl Gjelsvik
Director of photography: Leif Johan Holand
Editor & 2nd unit Photographer: Espen Gjelsten
Pilots: Bjørn Pilskog and Tor Åge Berglid
Voiceover: Robin Rowan
Music: ‘Air’ (Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoît Dunckel)
Format: Cineflex HD