e-navigation is a concept to support and improve decision-making through maritime information management. Norway has been entrusted by the International Maritime Organization to coordinate the work of developing a proposal for a strategic implementation plan for e-navigation in 2014.


  • e-navigation conference in Oslo

    The first Norwegian conference on e-navigation was held in Oslo on June 12th and 13th. The Conference will be an annual event to provide a national arena for discussions on e-navigation.

  • Innovasjonskonferansen e-nav.no 2014

    KV bilde

    Innovasjonskonferansen e-nav.no 2014 skal for første gang arrangeres 12. - 13. juni i Oslo. Konferansen blir en årlig møteplass for maritim næring med e-navigasjon som hovedtema.

  • e-navigation workshop held in Chile

    KV bilde

    The Chilean Maritime Authority (DIRECTEMAR) and the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) arranged a two day workshop in Valparaiso, Chile, on 21 and 22 October 2013.

  • Presented the World's First Ship Tunnel at NAV 59

    Stad Ship Tunnel illustration.

    At NAV 59 in September, Director General of the Norwegian Coastal Administration, Kirsti L. Slotsvik, presented the world's first ship tunnel project in Stad, Norway.

  • e-navigation seminar in Helsinki

    The Baltic Sea Regional e-navigation forum will host a two day seminar on e-navigation on August 22-23, 2013. The seminar will take place at the HELCOM secretariat in Helsinki.

  • ACCSEAS Conference

    The first annual conference of the Interreg project ACCSEAS will take place on 5th to 7th March 2013 at Flensburg University of Applied Sciences. The theme is ‘Pioneering Safe Regional Access with e-Navigation‘.

  • e-navigation workshop on Polar regions

    In October 2012, the Norwegian Coastal Administration hosted an e-navigation workshop on Information Exchange and Communication in Polar and Remote Regions. Presentations from the workshop can be downloaded here.

  • Implementation

    A Strategy Implementation Plan for e-navigation will be presented to IMO in 2014.

  • Background

    e-navigation is a global concept developed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).


e-navigation is a concept intended to secure simplified and coordinated electronic handling of information onboard and ashore in order to:

- Increase safety of navigation and the protection of the environment in coastal zones and at sea.
- Contribute to higher efficiency and reduced costs in the maritime sector.
- Facilitate the workload onboard and for shore-based functions.
- Provide a basis for improved contingency services.

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