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About us

The NCA is a transport agency under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. We ensure safe and efficient traffic in fairways and into ports, and a national preparedness against acute pollution.

  • What is the role of the NCA?

    The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) reports to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, and is a national agency for coastal management, maritime safety and emergency preparedness against acute pollution.
  • Organisation and management

    The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) is divided into functions or areas of activity (functional organisation), headed by the Director General.
  • Contact us

    Would you like to get in touch with us? We are available by phone, email and post. Our switchboard will transfer you to the right employee.
  • International cooperation

    The Norwegian Coastal Administration participates in a number of international forums within our specialist areas.
  • Notify us

    We have many notification services, for example "report a problem with navigational aids" or "report acute pollution". In the drop-down menu you will find an overview of what you can notify us about and how to notify us.
  • Privacy Statement

    This privacy statement describes how the Norwegian Coastal Administration collect and use personal data, to inform you about how we process personal data, including your rights regarding your privacy.
  • Research and development

    The Norwegian Coastal Administration's work on research and development is often related to combating acute pollution, preventive maritime safety and coastal management.
  • Regulations

    The following documents are unofficial translations and are only updated at time of translation.The aim of these unofficial translations is to provide information about legal framework relevant to the users of the NCA's services. The translations are not legally binding.
  • Knowledge database

    Here you will find scientific and experience-based information on oil spill response and environment emergency response. Use the filter or search function to find what you're looking for. New documents are added to the database on an ongoing basis.
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