Press Releases

Scandinavian built Humanitarian vessel Vega sails 15,000 kilometers to aid remote island communitiess

Jan 14, 2014 13:03 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA Every year for the past 10 years the 122 year old Scandinavian built Humanitarian vessel Vega has sailed over 15,000 kilometers gathering and delivering over 20 tons of new educational and medical supplies to some of the world's most remote island communities.

Vega's Image portfolio for the delivery season 2012

Jan 21, 2013 09:30 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA This is the URL link to Vega's high rez Image portfolio for the delivery season 2012. All images are 300 dpi in Adobe RGB color balanced for offset printing.

120 year old sailing vessel Vega wants to return to Norwegian regestery

Jan 19, 2013 10:18 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA For several years now we have been trying to get the 120 year old Norwegian built humanitarian vessel Vega back under her original flag. Now at last there is a chance this can happen, but only if we receive help from all of our friends and the press in Norway.

Her vacation was a mission of mercy aboard a 120-year-old historic vessel

Mar 30, 2012 14:31 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA For most of us vacation is a time for multi stared resorts, exotic beaches, dancing the night away and being pampered as we lounge about rubbing in the suntan lotion and downing well iced drinks. But for some like Singaporean Joanne Har last years vacation was a time for adventures at sea and unselfish service to humanity.

Humanitarian Vessel Vega holds 120 th birthday celebrations at Boat Asia Boat Show in Singapore

Mar 21, 2012 12:17 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA This year the Historic Humanitarian vessel Vega will be officially 120 years old. The event will be attended by the great grandson of Vega's designer and builder Ole Nerhus and several other key events during the Boat Asia Boat Show - 12 - 15 April - at Marina at Keppel Bay in Singapore

Jan 18, 2012 16:22 SGT Oxfam Australia Thousands more lives and millions of dollars could have been saved if the international community had taken decisive action on early warnings of a hunger crisis in East Africa, according to a new report by international aid agencies Oxfam and Save the Children.

Jan 11, 2012 16:08 SGT Toyota Global Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today donated 17 external power-supply units to be fitted onto “Prius” gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles used as Miyagi Prefecture government vehicles.

Jan 11, 2012 14:12 SGT Singapore Red Cross 11 January 2012 – The Singapore Red Cross donates USD 100,000 to aid the Lao people affected by the recent floods in Laos caused by Typhoons Haima and Nockten. Besides the loss of lives, the floods resulted in widespread damage to transportation, agriculture and irrigation systems.

Jan 10, 2012 14:34 SGT Oxfam Australia Six months since South Sudan’s independence, the world’s newest nation is struggling to cope with a major refugee crisis and massive internal displacement, international agency Oxfam said today.

Jan 10, 2012 14:30 SGT Oxfam Australia The reconstruction of earthquake-stricken Haiti has proceeded at “a snail’s pace” leaving more than half a million people still homeless two years later, international aid agency Oxfam said today.