Can this be the Tesla of the Seas? Minister of Fisheries Per Sandberg is watching with great interest when Bent Gabrielsen sails the world’s first electric fishing boat in the waters outside northern Norway.
This northern Swedish town has totally changed. People and new businesses are moving in, new restaurants open, house prices jump and Matz Engman, CEO of Luleå Business & Economic Development, says this is just the beginning.
While the price of oil has reached its lowest level in more than a decade, the price of salmon is now the highest since the 1980s. One salmon at the moment sells for about NOK 292. One barrel of oil costs slightly less – NOK 276.