List of news
New AIS satellite launched
4/29/2021 2:54:42 PM
The new Norwegian satellite NorSat-3, launched successfully on April 29 2021. It will improve monitoring vessel traffic in Norwegian vast sea areas.
A New Proposal for Revised Maritime Traffic Regulations
4/16/2021 4:15:11 PM
On behalf of the Ministry of Transport the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) have prepared a proposal for revised Maritime Traffic Regulations.
Eemslift Hendrika towed to safe harbour
4/8/2021 12:09:26 AM
A lot happened during some hectic hours last night, Wednesday 7th of April. First, the Norwegian Coastal Administration mobilized according to their contingency plan against acute pollution. Salvage crews managed to get on board the drifting vessel Eemslift Hendrika and to connect it to the two tugboats, and the vessel is now being towed to harbour in Ålesund.
The Norwegian Coastal Administration is working on salvaging Eemslift Hendrika
4/6/2021 9:35:21 PM
There is still a risk that the ship may capsize and pose an environmental hazard.
New regulation on Svalbard
3/18/2021 3:00:57 PM
On 12 March 2021, the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications laid down a new regulation on ports and fairways on Svalbard. From the same date two other regulations were repealed.
New maritime traffic regulations from April 1st.
3/18/2021 1:50:05 PM
The Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications has laid down a new maritime traffic regulation. This will enter into force on 1 of April and will replace the current regulations. The new maritime traffic regulations are largely a continuation of existing regulations, but with some important changes.
Chart providers offer digital sailing routes to Norwegian ports
2/26/2021 1:32:30 PM
Mariners, who subscribe to electronic charts from PRIMAR, now also get access to the Norwegian Coastal Administration's digital reference routes for navigation in PRIMAR’s chart service.
Work will now begin on the Stad Ship Tunnel
2/22/2021 8:26:06 PM
The Norwegian Coastal Administration has received the assignment letter from the Ministry of Transport and Communications, which gives a green light to start preparations for the construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel.
Safer Shipping in the Arctic
2/18/2021 3:22:59 PM
ArcticInfo is a website that provides information about the conditions in Arctic waters, and decision support to support safer voyages. By increasing maritime safety in the High North, we reduce the risk of unwanted incidents and accidents.
New AI monitoring tool introduced in the VTS service
2/16/2021 12:51:39 PM
The Norwegian Coastal Administration will soon introduce a new digital decision support tool based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms that provides more automated monitoring of ship traffic. The tool gives VTS centres a better basis for earlier detection of unwanted and critical traffic situations.