Fee rates for 2016 are now available, as approved by the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
From 1st of January 2016 vessels up to 8,000 GT are exempt from paying pilotage readiness fee, while vessels shorter than 70 metres are exempted from paying safety fee.
Vessels registered with an Environmental Ship Index (ESI) Score of 50 or higher will from 2016 be admitted 100 % discount in the Pilotage Readiness Fee. In 2015, the discount was 50 %.
For a 9,000 GT vessel the annual fee corresponds to the fee for 36,4 calls to port (37 approaches or departures). For vessels greater than 10,000 GT the annual fee corresponds to 46 calls to port.
Chart providers offer digital sailing routes to Norwegian ports
Mariners, who subscribe to electronic charts from PRIMAR, now also get access to the Norwegian Coastal Administration's digital reference routes for navigation in PRIMAR’s chart service.
Work will now begin on the Stad Ship Tunnel
The Norwegian Coastal Administration has received the assignment letter from the Ministry of Transport and Communications, which gives a green light to start preparations for the construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel.
Safer Shipping in the Arctic
ArcticInfo is a website that provides information about the conditions in Arctic waters, and decision support to support safer voyages. By increasing maritime safety in the High North, we reduce the risk of unwanted incidents and accidents.
New AI monitoring tool introduced in the VTS service
The Norwegian Coastal Administration will soon introduce a new digital decision support tool based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms that provides more automated monitoring of ship traffic. The tool gives VTS centres a better basis for earlier detection of unwanted and critical traffic situations.
Fees for 2021
Fees for 2021 have increased to meet the expected increase in prices and wages by 2.1 per cent on average in 2021. The Norwegian government will finance the loss in income caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021.
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