The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has decided to amend the routing schemes in Norwegian waters from 1 June 2021 at 00:00 UTC.
The objective of the amendments is to optimize the effect of the routeing systems, and to harmonize the systems so that they apply to the same categories of ships.
The amendment also includes adding two new traffic separation schemes and establishment of recommended routes between the existing traffic separation schemes and the new ones.
In addition, todays three ships’ routeing systems are consolidated into one routeing system called ”Off the Coast of Norway”.
Changes in navigation at Måløy Bridge (Måløybrua) from 21 June 2021
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration is carrying out maintenance work on the Måløy Bridge (Måløybrua) in Vestland County in 2020/21. Work on the western side of the bridge will start on June 21, 2021, thereby reducing the sailing height in the western fairway to 33 metres.
Miljøundersøkelsene etter plastpelletsutslippet viser få tegn til skade på fugl og fisk.
New Vessel Traffic Service in Western Norway
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.
New AIS satellite launched
The new Norwegian satellite NorSat-3, launched successfully on April 29 2021. It will improve monitoring vessel traffic in Norwegian vast sea areas.
A New Proposal for Revised Maritime Traffic Regulations
On behalf of the Ministry of Transport the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) have prepared a proposal for revised Maritime Traffic Regulations.
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