The Ministry of Transport and Communications has settled the fee rates for 2015. The fee rates are in accordance with the proposal by the Norwegian Coastal Administration in October 2014.
The Pilotage Fee and the Pilotage Readiness Fee have both been increased by 3.1 percent.
Vessels registered with an Environmental Ship Index (ESI) Score of 50 or higher will from 2015 be admitted 50 percent discount in the Pilotage Readiness Fee.
The Safety Fees are increased as follows:
- In the Oslofjord (Horten VTS) +7.0 percent
- In the Grenland area (Brevik VTS) +8.4 percent
- In Rogaland (Kvitsøy VTS) – no change
- To the terminals at Sture and Mongstad (Fedje VTS) +39.2 percent
Digital Route Service is available from Sandefjord to Haugesund
From June 3, 2019, routes and route information will be available for vessels arriving ports in Skagerrak and Rogaland. This is an extension of the Digital Route Service that was launched in the Oslofjord in 2018.
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.
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