Below you will find contact information to persons who can answer questions on the transition of sector lights to IALA standards.
For general questions, please send an email to FFM@kystverket.no
For questions related to projects in specific geographical areas:
Please call the switchboard: +47 33 03 48 08 (or 07847 when calling from Norway),
and ask for nautical advisors in the relevant region:
Region Southeastern Norway: Steinar Hansen.
Region Western Norway: Stian Sund Revheim.
Region Central Norway: Martinus Sæther.
Region Nordland: Arnt Roald Olsen.
Region Troms and Finnmark: Karl Fredrik Bull.
Improved risk assesments in the Arctic
Sailing and operating in Arctic waters poses more risks than in other regions. Untill now, operators have lacked a proper common tool for risk assessments that includes these specific Arctic Risk Influencing Factors (ARIFs). The Norwegian Coastal Administration has lead an international cooperation to develop such a tool - a tool that will increase maritime safety in the Arctic Region.
Webinar about COSRVA
Welcome to webinar about COSRVA on Monday April 27th.
New digital routes available at routeinfo.no
112 new digital routes and waypoints are now available for vessels planning port calls from Haugesund to Stad in Western Norway. Routeinfo.no provides quality-assured sailing routes and route information for mariners.
Fees for 2020: Reduction in Safety Fees and increase in Pilotage Fee
The Safety Fees are reduced by 2.7 per cent on average. The Pilotage Service Fee and Pilotage Readiness Fee are increased by 4.3 per cent, while the Pilot Exemption Certificate Fee is increased by 2.3 per cent.
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.
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