summary of financials 2016, revenue (NOK) m sommer trondheim 620,6t, employee salaries (NOK) 135,6t, total equity (NOK) -143,9t, result before taxes (NOK) -143,9t. Porsgrunn was once home to Skomvr, the country's largest sailing ship. The municipality of Porsgrunn was established on (see formannskapsdistrikt ). In 1985, the sculpture Amphitrite, the wave and the sea birds was unveiled in Porsgrunn.
Brevik and the rural district of, eidanger were merged into the municipality of Porsgrunn on The conurbation of Porsgrunn and, skien is considered. Prior to 1931, the name was spelled "Porsgrund". On the ecclesiastical side, Porsgrunn was separated from the ancient rural parishes of Eidanger, dans haugesund Solum, and Gjerpen in 1764 to become a prestegjeld with its own minister. The upper half shows a silver-colored branch of bog myrtle on a red background and is thus a canting symbol. 3 Moving the Custom House to Porsgrunn added to the flourishing harbor activity and Porsgrunn became a thriving market town. Web Profile, basic Details, official Name:dampmannen, form of Company:NUF. The sculpture, which is one of Jrleif Uthaug 's best known works, has a nautical theme in honor of Porsgrunn's maritime history. Also in this period, Porsgrunn was considered the cultural centre of Norway.