Designated points of contacts have been established for coordination of enquiries within the NMA.


For general enquiries concerning change of flag to the NIS, please contact Tone Olsen Risnes, Department of Ship Registration.


For enqueries regarding vessel inspections, please contact Svein Erik Enge, Department of Inspection.


For enqueries regarding Cargo vessels, please contact Øyvind Vormedal , Section for Cargo vessels.


For enqueries regarding Passenger vessels, please contact Sonja Hillersøy, Section for Passenger vessels.


For enqueries regarding grants for the employment of Norwegian seafarers, please contact Lars Inge Vatnem, Unit for Administrative Suppor


The team will involve other expertise within the NMA such as the Section of Education, Certification and Manning as required.

The “coordination initiative” is a part of the Authority's goal to ensure that it will remain the preferred Maritime Authority.

Please also note our officers on call:

  • For reporting accidents at sea and other urgent matters and inquiries that cannot wait until opening hours, please call : +47 52 74 50 00 - 24 hours a day.