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.
Kystverket skal sammen med samarbeidspartnere i Sverige, Danmark, Frankrike, Belgia og Malta finne ut hvordan man på best mulig måte kan bekjempe utslipp av lav-svoveldrivstoff.
New digital routes available at routeinfo.no
112 new digital routes and waypoints are now available for vessels planning port calls from Haugesund to Stad in Western Norway. Routeinfo.no provides quality-assured sailing routes and route information for mariners.
Fees for 2020: Reduction in Safety Fees and increase in Pilotage Fee
The Safety Fees are reduced by 2.7 per cent on average. The Pilotage Service Fee and Pilotage Readiness Fee are increased by 4.3 per cent, while the Pilot Exemption Certificate Fee is increased by 2.3 per cent.
New AIS basestations strengthen maritime traffic monitoring on Svalbard
On September 13, 2019, the Norwegian Coastal Administration deployed a new AIS (Automatic Identification System) basestation on the island of Prins Karls Forland, west of Spitsbergen. This basestation is powered by solar and wind energy, and is the first of its kind in an area without infrastructure.
Digital Route Service is available from Sandefjord to Haugesund
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.
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