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How are our fairways organised, how do aids to navigation work and how do we navigate the sea? On a daily basis, measures are taken to facilitate safe passage at sea.

  • Recreational crafts

    When you are out in a boat, you must comply with the laws on maritime traffic. Responsibility always lies with the person operating the boat.
  • Transition to IALA Standard

    In the coming years, the Norwegian Coastal Administration will be reorganizing the sectors of around 1900 sector lights in compliance with the standard defined by IALA (International Association of Lighthouse Authorities).
  • Stad ship tunnel

    The Norwegian Coastal Administration will build the world’s very first full-scale tunnel for ships. Stad ship tunnel will be 1,7 kilometres long (2200 metres from the tip of the lead construction to the tip at the other side) , 50 metres high and 36 metres wide, giving vessels up to the size of th …
  • Automatic Identification System (AIS)

    The Norwegian Coastal Administration is responsible for the national AIS network. AIS enable Norwegian authorities to have a continuous overview of vessel traffic on the Norwegian coast and at sea.
  • Digital Route Service

    At routeinfo.no mariners can download reference routes for navigation to ports, and get important route information and local regulations that apply to the route.
  • SafeSeaNet Norway

    SafeSeaNet Norway is the national ship reporting system where vessels can book a pilot and send arrival and departure information to the Norwegian authorities and ports.
  • The Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS)

    The Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) service transmits correction signals to GPS navigation equipment on board vessels. The DGPS service improves the accuracy of your GPS position and the quality of the signal.
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