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Requirements for vessels operating in VTS areas

Use of the VTS areas is regulated by the Maritime Traffic Regulations. The regulations mainly apply to vessels of 24 metres or more.

Maritime Traffic Regulations

The purpose of the Maritime Traffic Regulations is to reduce the risk of ship accidents in Norwegian waters and to streamline traffic diversion in the service areas of the maritime traffic centres.

The Maritime Traffic Regulations, which is available on lovdata.no in Norwegian only, gives a complete overview of sailing rules and regulations.

See our unoffical translation of the Maritime Traffic Regulations 

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