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  • Renew subscriptions at

    • 8/25/2022
    • 11:00 AM
    • Guidelines

    Follow these steps to log in to the NMA’s website,, to subscribe to newsletters and e-mail notifications of circulars, hearings, etc. You will need to create a new user to continue to use our risk assessment tools.

  • Guide to the lifejacket requirement

    • 3/17/2021
    • 2:50 PM
    • Sea sense, Life-jacket, Guidelines

    In 2015, the Norwegian Storting decided that all persons in recreational craft of less than eight metres in length must wear a suitable personal flotation device (PFD) when staying outdoors when the boat is underway.

  • Guidance on shipping and rest hours

    • 3/12/2021
    • 4:41 PM
    • Hours of work and rest, Guidelines

    Shipping and rest hours is a popular topic for debate. Are seafarers sleeping enough on board? What are the consequences of not sleeping enough? What is written in the regulations on fatigue? And how do we comply with these rules?

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