The final quality assurance phase, referred to as KS2, began in September 2017 and will be completed in late spring of 2018.
On behalf of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has prepared a preliminary and regulatory plan with impact assessment (KU) for the Stad Ship Tunnel project.
The next phase, KS2, is carried out by the consulting firm Atkins/Oslo Economics, on behalf of the Ministry of Finance. In KS2, the consulting firm will quality assure the numbers and solutions that have been put forward by the NCA in the KS1 phase.
The pre-project, and subsequent quality assurance KS2, will lay the foundation for further process in the Parliament regarding final funding and implementation of the Stad Ship Tunnel project.
A New Proposal for Revised Maritime Traffic Regulations
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
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.
New regulation on Svalbard
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 From the same date two other regulations were repealed.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.
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
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.
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