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New Vessel Traffic Service in Western Norway

Photo:Kystverket

Kinn Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) is operational from June 1, 2021. The service is applicable for vessel traffic in the area between Florø and Måløy on the west coast of Norway. 

The new VTS area covers inner waters and extends out to the baseline from Kråkenes in the north, along the baseline south to the southwest of Kinn island.

The service is established to strengthen maritime safety in the area.

 

Kinn Vessel Traffic Service

Kinn Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) is operational as of June 1, 2021. The service is applicable for vessel traffic in the area between Florø and Måløy.

Vessel Traffic Services in Kinn VTS area will be carried out by Brevik VTS. 

VTS Area

Primarily inner waters and out to the baseline from Kråkenes in the north, along the baseline south to the southwest of Kinn island.

Se map of Kinn VTS Area (in Norwegian only)

Contact Information

VHF Channel 18
Radio Call Sign «Kinn VTS»
Telepone: +47 70 23 11 23

Reporting Locations

Vessels must report to Kinn VTS before entry into:

  • Ulvesundet (from the north)
  • Rekstafjorden (from the south)
  • Baseline (from the west)

See folder for more information (new sailing regulations valid from June 1 on page 2)

Regulated Areas

  • Fairway to Gulen/Svelgen
  • Måløysundet
  • Skatestraumen (including Djupsundet)
  • Årebrot

Maritime Traffic Regulations - valid from June 1, 2021 (unofficial translation)

See Maritime Traffic Regulations in the map sevice kystinfo (in Norwegian only)

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