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Port information Oslo

Oslo Port
Port of Oslo 2011 provided by Port of Oslo. Download this map in PDF (2.2MB).

Offical port name: Port of Oslo.
Location 59° 54’ N 10° 43’ N
Time zone GMT +1 (European Summer Time: GMT +2)
VTS channel Ch 80

 

Max ship dimensions for berth

 

CRUISE PIER

LENGTH

DRAUGHT

NOTE

Søndre Akershus Pier

235 + 60 m

10,3 m

Air draught: none

Vippetangen

230 m

8 m

 

Revierkaia

300 m

9,0 m

 

Filipstad

350 m

12 m

 

 

 

General information

 

PORT FACILITIES

Maximum ship dimensions Length:

360 m. Draft: 11 m. Beam: no limits

Pilot

Yes, compulsory

Tugboat

On request

Sailing lane

Traffic separation lanes

Security facilities

Fully compliant with ISPS

Gangway Ship

gangways to be used in port

Waste handling

Yes, for more details see www.ohv.oslo.no

Fresh water

Available

CRUISE PASSENGER PORT FACILITIES

Tourist information

On Akershus pier. Open only when cruise ships are in port. Provides information, different shops, stamps, city maps and telephone.

Terminal building for passengers

yes

Shopping possibilities at port area

On Akershus pier

Tax-free refund

On Akershus pier

Restaurants and cafés

Along Akershus pier. Restrooms at Akershus Cruise Terminal.

Local currency

Norwegian krone

Currency exchange

Numerous currency exchange offices and banks downtown. Euros, US dollars and credit cards are widely accepted

ATM cash machines

No ATM machines in the port area but numerous downtown

Internet access

On the piers

Telephones/telephone cards

On Akershus pier

Mailbox

On Akershus pier

DESTINATION INFORMATION

Normal opening hours

Mon-Fri: 9 am-7 pm, Sat: 9 am-4 pm, Sun: closed

Distance to downtown

Downtown – Karl Johans Street or City Hall (5 minutes by taxi, 10 minutes’ walk). Akershus Fortress is just next to the Akershus Pier.

Distance to airport

50 km (19 minutes by train and 30 minutes by taxi)

City Tourist Information Center

By City Hall Mon-Sun: 9 am-7 pm

Nearest pharmacy

24 h service at the central train station



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The port of Oslo today

webcam from the port

Cruise Agents

Product manual Oslo

In cooperation with Cruise Baltic, Oslo has - as all the other ports in the Baltic Cruise Project - published a product manual presenting the cruise facilities in each port. Here you will find technical and commercial information on the port and the city together with other useful information.
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Prices and Commercial Terms

Port Authorities

Vital telephone numbers:

  • Police 112
  • Coastguard 112 ( Contact via Police )
  • Fire Station 110
  • Medical aid 113
  • Oslo Port: (+ 47) 23 49 26 00
  • Oslo Port VTS: (+ 47) 23 49 26 52
    VHF channels 80, 12, 16
  • Pilot: (+ 47) 33 03 49 70
  • Tugs: (+ 47) 67 59 26 30
  • Traffic Manager Paal Waage:
    (+ 47) 23 49 26 52



Security

Security information for cruisewessels in Oslo Port:

The port and the Oslo fjord area is controlled by VTS. According to the ISPS code the port facilities for cruise ships are fenced in, and there are 2 security guards on duty for every cruise ship. All officials carry photograpic identity. There are random patrols on shore and at sea, conducted by Oslo Port. The dockside area is searched before the arrival of a cruise ship.The PFSO will meet and brief the Ship Security Officer on ship’s arrival.

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