From the 7th of April ISPS-ships shall provide pre-arrival information to all port facilities electronically through the ship reporting system SafeSeaNet Norway.
From January 1st, 2016, the new regulation Regulation on vessels’ notification obligations under the Harbour and Fairways Act states that all ISPS-reporting shall be provided electronically in SafeSeaNet Norway. See article 13 and 5.
Today pre-arrival information from ISPS-ships is sent electronically for the first port facility upon arrival in Norway, while arrival notifications to other port facilities are sent based on individual reporting practices and preferences in each port facility.
From the 7th of April all port facilities will receive this pre-arrival information from the electronic reporting system SafeSeaNet Norway, making other reporting forms and templates obsolete.
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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