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  • Opening hours during Christmas 2018

    • 12/19/2018
    • 12:52 PM
    • News and updates, News

    We have the following opening hours during the Christmas break. Make a note of the following contact numbers.

  • Stricter ship-breaking requirements

    • 12/12/2018
    • 3:42 PM
    • News and updates, News

    From 1 January, shipowners who want to scrap their old ships must comply with stricter legislation. The purpose is to protect the environment against on-board hazardous materials and substances, but also to ensure the health and safety of workers engaged in ship-breaking activities.

  • Proposes stricter environmental requirements in the world heritage fjords

    • 10/31/2018
    • 9:49 AM
    • News and updates, News

    New legislation intended to reduce emissions and discharges in the world heritage fjords was circulated for review this spring. In order to further reduce the environmental strain in the world heritage fjords, the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) now proposes even stricter regulations. The proposed amendments will be circulated for review today, with a six week deadline for comments.

  • More sulphur testing with drones

    • 10/10/2018
    • 2:36 PM
    • News and updates, News

    This summer’s sulphur testing using a drone was a great success. The Norwegian Maritime Authority will now purchase three new sulphur sensors through the official cooperation with the Coast Guard, the Norwegian Coastal Administration and the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority.