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 / +47 37 01 97 25
Mobile: +47 900 77 605
Fax: +47 37 01 97 01
Ice reports are available here from December 1 till March 31.
Terrorist acts and other intentional illegal acts that cause damage to ports, port terminals or vessels calling at these can be reported to:
Tel: +47 35 57 26 25 (Vessel Traffic Service centre in Brevik)
NB! In cases of ongoing/acute ISPS security incidents, the police authority must be alerted first at the national emergency telephone number 112.
You can report:
- Incidents where ships sail illegally in Norwegian waters
- Violation of Norwegian Pilotage Act and the Compulsory Pilotage Regulations
- All reports are handled confidentially
Reports will be processed during normal working hours between 08:00 and 16:00 hours.
Norway carries out major spill response exercise
SCOPE (Skagerak Chemical Oilspill Pollution Exercise) 2017 is a joint project of the Nordic countries, co-funded by the European Union, and is organised by the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA).
Improved Port Service in SafeSeaNet Norway
On Thursday 28th of September 2017, improved port services will become available in the national ship reporting system SafeSeaNet Norway. The updates will enable ships and agents to communicate digitally with Norwegian ports and port facilities.
40 Years Since the Bravo Blow Out – what has been done since then?
Many people remember the uncontrolled blow out at the “Bravo” platform in the North Sea in 1977. Some people also remember the hero of the moment, Red Adair, flown in to stop the spill. For those of us who work with emergency preparedness for oil recovery operations, the Bravo accident marks the beginning of the strengthening and development of Norwegian emergency preparedness for oil recovery operations.
World’s first wireless network at sea
Norway is the first nation in the world to implement maritime broadband communication on ships and planes in public service. The system enables exchange of information that can be crucial in limiting damage when accidents occur.
Ship tunnel project ready for next phase
The Ministry of Transport and Communications has received the result of the extensive work done by the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) as commissioned by the Ministry in 2015. The delivery includes a technical pre-project, approved regulatory plans with impact assessment, and a central project management document. Thus, the project is ready for quality assurance phase 2 (KS 2)
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