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- Harald Borgø

Safety Fee

The safety fee is authorised by Act no. 19 of 17 April 2009 relating to ports and fairways (Section 24).

 
VTS centreVessels subject to fees (2018)Basis of calculationFee per call to portAnnual fee
Horten (Oslo Fjord) Vessels with a maximum length of 70 metres or more in the traffic control centre's area of operation, see Section 1 of the Regulations. Certain vessels and sailings are exempt, see section 5 of the Regulations. GT

NOK 0.45

NOK 0.11 for additional calls in the VTS area

NOK 22,50
Brevik (Grenland) Gas tankers that load or unload north of a straight line through the northernmost point at Mølen and the northernmost point at Såsteinen, see section 4, subsection 2 . Cubic metres NOK 5,50 Not possible

Kvitsøy (Rogaland): Rogaland in general

Kårstø

Vessels with a maximum length of 70 metres or more in the traffic control centre's area of operation, see section 4, subsection 1 of the Regulations. Certain vessels and sailings are exempt, see section 5 of the Regulations

GT

 

 

GT

 

NOK 0.20 (NOK 0.05 for additional calls in the VTS area)

NOK 1.08(NOK 0.27 for additional calls in the VTS area)

NOK 10.00

 

 

NOK 54.00

Fedje (Sture og Mongstad) Vessels that carry hazardous or pollutive cargo and call at Statoil's port terminals at Sture and Mongstad, see section 4, subsection 3. GT

NOK 0.91

Not possible

Safety fees are collected pursuant to:

Forskrift av 27.12.2012 om sikkerhetsavgift for bruk av sjøtrafikksentralene ved Kvitsøy, Horten, Fedje og Brevik, Rogaland, Vestfold, Hordaland og Telemark (in Norwegian only).

The safety fee is authorized by the Ports and Fairway

Safety fees are collected pursuant to:

Forskrift av 27.12.2012 om sikkerhetsavgift for bruk av sjøtrafikksentralene ved Kvitsøy, Horten, Fedje og Brevik, Rogaland, Vestfold, Hordaland og Telemark (in Norwegian only).

The safety fee is authorized by the Ports and FairwayAct: Lov 17. april 2009 nr. 19 om havner og farvann, § 24 (in Norwegian only).

Safety fees for the Oslo Fjord and Rogaland shall be paid every time a vessel passes the outer boundary of the area subject to fees and sails into the area subject to fees. The safety fee is valid for one call to port. Vessels with additional calls, or calls operating within the area subject to fees must pay around 1/4 of the safety fee each time the vessel calls to port, mooring or anchorage within the area subject to fees.

The safety fee is paid for each call to port in the area and is included on the invoice for approach to the port. The annual fee corresponds to 50 calls to port.

From 1st of January 2017 vessels shorter than 70 metres are exempted from paying safety fee.

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