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Eksfin breaks new ground with innovative financing package for service purchase

The Norwegian export credit agency, Export Finance Norway (Eksfin),is opening up new territory for state-backed financing with a cutting-edge solution that enables international customers to purchase ongoing services from a Norwegian exporter – a step beyond just capital goods and solutions that have been traditional recipients of its portfolio of loans and Triple A-rated risk guarantees. Read More


Eksfin nears NOK 10bn in loan financing for green ship projects

Norwegian export credit agency Eksfin (formerly Export Credit Norway and GIEK) is playing a major role in accelerating the ‘green shift’ at sea, providing loan guarantees approaching 1 billion Euro for the construction of 35 eco-friendly vessels over the last four years – including ‘Le Commandant Charcot’, the world’s most exclusive polar exploration cruise ship recently delivered to French cruise line PONANT by Norwegian shipbuilder VARD. Read More


Financing for Aker BioMarine’s krill harvesting vessel

The cutting-edge Arctic Endurance, which has been built at the Vard Brattvaag shipyard in Haram Municipality, Møre og Romsdal County, will be christened in Ålesund today. The vessel is the first to benefit from the revised export financing that provides financing for Norwegian purchasers of krill harvesting vessels built at… Read More