Report acute pollution
Report a problem with navigational aids
Report a problem with AIS and DGPS stations
Report ice observations
Report ISPS security incident
Report illegal voyage
Report issues and concerns
Telephone: +47 33 03 48 00
- Persons reporting acute pollution in connection to landbased activities should do so using the national emergency number 110.
- Aircrafts should report acute pollution through the Air Traffic Service.
- Ships should report acute pollution to the Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) or the coastal radio.
- The petroleum industry should report acute pollution to the Norwegian Coastal Administration via the Joint Rescue Coordination Centres/the Petroleum Safety Authority.
Problems with navigational aids is sent to the National Coordinator for Navigational Warnings (NAVCO):
Tel: +47 22 42 23 31 (24-hour service)
Fax: +47 22 41 04 91 (24-hour service)
- Many of the permanent navigational aids along the coast are automated and unmanned. It is therefore important that mariners notify the Norwegian Coastal Administration of any irregularities in the navigational installations.
- Other acute and/or unexpected incidents that may be hazardous to shipping must also be reported. Examples of acute and/or unexpected incidents are drifting debris, fallen high voltage cables, grounded vessels, sunken vessels and drifting fishing equipment.
- The coordinator on duty will pass the report on to the correct authority so that the irregularity can be rectified as quickly as possible. Any navigational warnings will be issued in accordance with the guidelines.
Defects on landbased AIS or DGPS stations should be reported to the Center for Pilotage and Vessel Traffic Services.
Tel: +47 950 56 052
Report ice observations to email@example.com
Tel: +47 37 01 97 59
Mobile: +47 417 65 255
Ice reports are available here from December 1 till March 31.
A security incident is any suspicious act or circumstance threatening the security of a ship, a port facility or a port.
Security incidents must be reported to the Brevik VTS: +47 35 57 26 25
Brevik VTS will pass the report on to the ISPS officer on duty at the Norwegian Coastal Administration’s head office, who will handle the incident.
You can report:
- Incidents where ships sail illegally in Norwegian waters
- Violation of Norwegian Pilotage Act and the Compulsory Pilotage Regulations
When reporting a violation, you can choose to remain anonymous by not adding your name and e-mail address.
Reports will be processed during normal working hours between 08:00 and 16:00 hours.
Employees of the Norwegian Coastal Administration (Coastal Administration), suppliers, external third parties and the public may report issues and concerns in a secure manner through this whistleblowing channel.
New AIS satellite launched
The new Norwegian satellite NorSat-3, launched successfully on April 29 2021. It will improve monitoring vessel traffic in Norwegian vast sea areas.
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.
The Norwegian Coastal Administration is working on salvaging Eemslift Hendrika
There is still a risk that the ship may capsize and pose an environmental hazard.
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.
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