The final quality assurance phase, referred to as KS2, began in September 2017 and will be completed in late spring of 2018.
On behalf of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has prepared a preliminary and regulatory plan with impact assessment (KU) for the Stad Ship Tunnel project.
The next phase, KS2, is carried out by the consulting firm Atkins/Oslo Economics, on behalf of the Ministry of Finance. In KS2, the consulting firm will quality assure the numbers and solutions that have been put forward by the NCA in the KS1 phase.
The pre-project, and subsequent quality assurance KS2, will lay the foundation for further process in the Parliament regarding final funding and implementation of the Stad Ship Tunnel project.
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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