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Trond Giske Minister of Trade and Industry for Norway visits H/V Vega in Jakarta

The Historic Vessel Vega was honored today by the visit of Mr. Mr. Trond Giske who is the Minister of Trade and Industry for Norway. Mr. Giske is on a mission to Indonesia and after hearing so much about Vega, … Continue reading

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The 2011 Vega Humanitarian Awards

The Vega Awards Every community has humanitarian heroes – exceptional people, clubs, and companies who are willing and able to assist others less fortunate than they are. They donate money, they give time, and they give of themselves. Often, this … Continue reading

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Special thanks to our friends in Singapore

We would like to thank several of our company friends in Singapore without whom our work would simply not be possible. The private individuals who are such an important of making our work a success we do not mention to … Continue reading

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Back in the water again after a short visit to the boat yard

Vega works pretty hard every year and we try our best to keep her in top condition so you can imagine how happy we were when in the Klang river whole trees were banging against our hull in the 5-6 … Continue reading

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Some Pictures of Dr. Dan and his Clinic in East Timor.

I just found these two pictures of Dr. Dan (who calls himself a “Workaholic doctor, committed to a better East Timor”) working in his clinic in East Timor. As you can see the clinic really is in need of a … Continue reading

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H/V Vega finds paint for Dr. Dan’s Free clinic in East Timor thanks to Jotun

Dr. Dan’s Free clinic in East Timor manages over 300 cases every day as well as providing training for midwives and health workers for the rural areas. Earlier this year we were able to deliver a modest load of medical … Continue reading

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