From June 3, 2019, routes and route information will be available for vessels arriving ports in Skagerrak and Rogaland. This is an extension of the Digital Route Service that was launched in the Oslofjord in 2018.
Download digital routes free of charge at: www.routeinfo.no
The digital route service gives access to quality-assured and recommended routes, information about current regulations on arrivals to Norwegian ports, and voyage distances for relevant routes.
By providing recommended routes that have been quality-assured by nautical experts in the NCA Pilot Service, Aids to Navigation Service and Vessel Traffic Service, the NCA aims to contribute towards improved voyage planning.
Efficient exchange of route information support Bridge Resource Management (BRM), including management, communication and interaction, thereby contributing to increased navigational safety.
The Digital Route Service will be available for the entire Norwegian coast by the end of 2020.
The Digital Route Service is developed by Asplan Viak Internet.
Chief Engineer John Morten Klingsheim
Mobile: +47 911 32 002
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