Report acute pollution
Report a problem with navigational aids
Report a problem with AIS and DGPS stations
Report ice observations
Report ISPS security incident
Report illegal voyage
Report issues and concerns
Telephone: +47 33 03 48 00
- Persons reporting acute pollution in connection to landbased activities should do so using the national emergency number 110.
- Aircrafts should report acute pollution through the Air Traffic Service.
- Ships should report acute pollution to the Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) or the coastal radio.
- The petroleum industry should report acute pollution to the Norwegian Coastal Administration via the Joint Rescue Coordination Centres/the Petroleum Safety Authority.
Problems with navigational aids is sent to the National Coordinator for Navigational Warnings (NAVCO):
Tel: +47 22 42 23 31 (24-hour service)
Fax: +47 22 41 04 91 (24-hour service)
- Many of the permanent navigational aids along the coast are automated and unmanned. It is therefore important that mariners notify the Norwegian Coastal Administration of any irregularities in the navigational installations.
- Other acute and/or unexpected incidents that may be hazardous to shipping must also be reported. Examples of acute and/or unexpected incidents are drifting debris, fallen high voltage cables, grounded vessels, sunken vessels and drifting fishing equipment.
- The coordinator on duty will pass the report on to the correct authority so that the irregularity can be rectified as quickly as possible. Any navigational warnings will be issued in accordance with the guidelines.
Defects on landbased AIS or DGPS stations should be reported to the Center for Pilotage and Vessel Traffic Services.
Tel: +47 950 56 052
Report ice observations to email@example.com
Tel: +47 37 01 97 59
Mobile: +47 417 65 255
Ice reports are available here from December 1 till March 31.
A security incident is any suspicious act or circumstance threatening the security of a ship, a port facility or a port.
Security incidents must be reported to the Brevik VTS: +47 35 57 26 25
Brevik VTS will pass the report on to the ISPS officer on duty at the Norwegian Coastal Administration’s head office, who will handle the incident.
You can report:
- Incidents where ships sail illegally in Norwegian waters
- Violation of Norwegian Pilotage Act and the Compulsory Pilotage Regulations
- All reports are handled confidentially
Reports will be processed during normal working hours between 08:00 and 16:00 hours.
Employees of the Norwegian Coastal Administration (Coastal Administration), suppliers, external third parties and the public may report issues and concerns in a secure manner through this whistleblowing channel.
New AIS basestations strengthen maritime traffic monitoring on Svalbard
On September 13, 2019, the Norwegian Coastal Administration deployed a new AIS (Automatic Identification System) basestation on the island of Prins Karls Forland, west of Spitsbergen. This basestation is powered by solar and wind energy, and is the first of its kind in an area without infrastructure.
Digital Route Service is available from Sandefjord to Haugesund
From June 3, 2019, routes and route information will be available for vessels arriving ports in Skagerrak and Rogaland. This is an extension of the Digital Route Service that was launched in the Oslofjord in 2018.
Updating Norwegian Sector Lights to Fit IALA Standards
In the period 2019 to 2025, the Norwegian Coastal Administration will be reorganizing the sectors of around 1900 sector lights in compliance with the standard defined by IALA.
Contact information for transition of sector lights to IALA Standard
Below you will find contact information to persons who can answer questions on the transition of sector lights to IALA standards.
New whistle blowing channel established
The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has established a new whistleblowing channel. Employees, suppliers, external third parties and the public may report issues and concerns in a secure manner through this whistleblowing channel.
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