Traffic Reporting Entry into or passage through Norwegian Territorial Waters NTW

The following definitions apply to this section:

1. Baseline—Straight lines joining the outermost points of the entire coast of Norway.

2. Norwegian Internal Waters (NIW)—All waters inside the baseline.

3. Norwegian Territorial Waters (NTW)—All waters within the territorial limits of Norway extending 4 miles seaward from the baseline.

All foreign non-military vessels are to keep Norwegian Authorities informed when sailing in Norwegian Territorial Waters (NTW). This is to be done by sending an Arrival Notification and a Reporting Point Notification through the nearest Norwegian Coast Radio Station (CRS), or directly to the Norwegian Authorities, as follows:

1. For vessels in positions N of 65°N:

Regional Headquarters North Surveillance Center N-8002 Bodo Norway

Telephone: +47 75 536886

Fax: +47 75 536354

E-mail: [email protected]

2. For vessels in positions S of 65°N:

National Joint Headquarters Naval Operations Center N-4068 Stavanger Norway

Telephone: +47 51 343815 Fax: +47 51 343819 E-mail: [email protected] Arrival Notification.—The Arrival Notification should be sent at least 24 hours in advance of entering Norwegian Internal Waters (NIW). In need for dispensation to enter NIW earlier than 24 hours, vessels should contact the Norwegian Authorities through a CRS or by telephone at the above numbers. Messages without a valid AAIC will not be accepted by a CRS.

The Arrival Notification shall contain the following:

1. Vessel name.

3. AAIC (Accounting Authority Identification Code).

4. IMO identity.

5. MMSI number.

6. Flag (nationality).

7. Type of vessel.

8. Type, quantity, and UN number of cargo.

9. LOA (feet or meters), beam (feet or meters), draft (feet or meters), and tonnage (gross tons).

10. Last port/place before entering NTW.

11. Next port after leaving NTW.

12. Date, time (UTC), and position on entering Norwegian baseline.

13. Date, time (UTC), and position on leaving Norwegian baseline.

15. Norwegian agent's name, address, and telephone.

16. Vessel's communication numbers (INMARSAT or telephone).

17. Master's name and nationality.

Vessels calling at more than one port of call within Norwegian Territorial Waters should repeat the above details of 14 and 15 for the additional ports.

If changes of more than 4 hours to the ETA/ETD given in the original Advance Notification occur, an updated Arrival Notification shall be sent to the Norwegian authorities as soon as possible.

Reporting Point Notification.—This should be sent when crossing the Norwegian baseline upon entering and leaving NIW, and when passing the Reporting Points, listed below. Reporting Point Notifications without a valid AAIC will not be accepted by a CRS. The Reporting Point Notification shall contain the following:

1. Vessel name.

3. AAIC (Accounting Authority Identification Code).

4. IMO identity.

5. MMSI number.

6. Flag (nationality).

7. Current position (latitude/longitude).

8. Destination.

9. Master's name and nationality.

Reporting Points

No.

Name

Reporting Line

1

Kvitsoy

Latitude 59°05'N

2

Stad

Latitude 62°10'N

3

Rorvik

Latitude 64°52'N

4

Landegode

Latitude 67°27'N

5

Tromso

Latitude 69°41'N

6

Honningsvag

Longitude 26°00'E

Passing the baseline

When entering or leaving NTW

Stopping or anchoring.—Stopping or anchoring by vessels passing through NTW is only permitted, as follows:

1. Actions incidental to ordinary navigation.

2. Force majeure.

3. Distress. If a vessel makes a temporary stop or remains stationary, the

4. Assisting persons, ships, or aircraft in danger or Norwegian Authorities must be notified. distress.

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    How to report entering norwegian waters?
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