Fee rates for 2016 are now available, as approved by the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
From 1st of January 2016 vessels up to 8,000 GT are exempt from paying pilotage readiness fee, while vessels shorter than 70 metres are exempted from paying safety fee.
Vessels registered with an Environmental Ship Index (ESI) Score of 50 or higher will from 2016 be admitted 100 % discount in the Pilotage Readiness Fee. In 2015, the discount was 50 %.
For a 9,000 GT vessel the annual fee corresponds to the fee for 36,4 calls to port (37 approaches or departures). For vessels greater than 10,000 GT the annual fee corresponds to 46 calls to port.
Changing 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.
Russian nuclear power plant without fuel to be transported along the Norwegian coastline
The transport of the Russian floating nuclear power plant "Akademik Lomonosov" started Friday the 27th of April from St. Petersburg heading to Murmansk. The nuclear power plant will not have nuclear fuel on board during transport, but the Norwegian Coastal Administration and the Norwegian Radiation Protection Agency will nevertheless follow the transport closely along the Norwegian coast.
Introducing New Regulations for Pilot Bookings
On April 3, 2018, the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) will introduce new booking regulations for requesting marine pilots. The regulations will thus be formalized and merged into one set ‒ Regulations on Compulsory Pilotage.
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