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Changes in Navigation at Måløy Bridge (Måløybrua) in 2020-2021

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration is carrying out maintenance work on the Måløy Bridge (Måløybrua) in Vestland County in 2020/21. The sailing draft will periodically be lower than normal, thereby temporarily changing the sailing pattern in the fairway. The restrictions will apply in one fairway at a time.

See changes in navigation at Måløy Bridge from 21 June 2021

Contact information for mariners:
Telephone: +47 919 08 552
Radio: VHF channel 16

This is valid from 31 July 2020 – 20 June 2021:

  • Reduction of sailing height to 34 meters in the eastern fairway in this period.
  • Larger vessels must use the western fairway, making it temporarily a two-way fairway during this time-period.
  • Temporary and lit warning signs are in place to show the changes in sailing height in the fairway.
  • See temporary plan for navigational aids (valid to and including 20 June 2021) - in Norwegian only
  • See an overview of affected navigational aids (valid to and including 20 June 2021) - in Norwegian only
  • The changes on reduced sailing height are published in Notice to Mariners (Etterretning for Sjøfarende - EFS) no. 14/62130/2020. The changes in the plan for navigational aids are published in Notice to Seafarers (EFS) 15/62205/2020.

This is valid from 21 June 2021 – 30 November 2021:

  • The maintenance work will take place on the western part of the Måløy Bridge, which will result in changes in the sailing pattern and changes in navigational aids:
    • Reduction of sailing height to 33 meters in the western fairway
    • Larger vessels must use the eastern fairway, making it temporarily a two-way fairway during this period.
    • See temporary plan for navigational aids (valid from 21 June 2021)
    • See an overview of affected navigational aids (valid from 21 June 2021)  
    • Until new information is provided vessels planning to sail under the Måløy Bridge are requested to make contact on VHF channel 16 approximately 10 minutes before passage, to provide information on their planned route.
    • The changes on reduced sailing height are published in Notice to Mariners (Etterretning for Sjøfarende - EFS) no. 10/2021.

This is valid for the entire maintenance period from 31 July 2020 to 30 November 2021:

  • Mariners planning voyages in the area are encouraged to:
    • Actively listen on VHF channel 16 for important updates
    • Use extra caution during their voyage in this area
    • Follow the Norwegian Coastal Administration at www.facebook.com/Maaloybrua – for important updates about the work and sailing patterns at Måløy Bridge.
  • The changes on reduced sailing height are published in Notice to Mariners (Etterretning for Sjøfarende - EFS).

See information in Norwegian here

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