From October 1st, 2015, the VTS area of the center in Horten will be extended to include the existing VTS area of the Port VTS in Oslo. The center in Horten will provide VTS services in the extended area on VHF working channel 19. Oslo Port Control is still open 24/7.
A total of 72 294 passengers travelled to Kiel with MS Color Magic this July. That is a new record for the eight-year-old ferry!
No less than three majestic cruise ships visited the port on Wednesday, August 5. While Eurodam was safely docked at Revierkaia, lay Sea Cloud II comfortably at Vippetangen og AIDAluna was resting happily at Akershuskaia.
Due to road works the barrier which leads on to the port Sydhavna will be closed for three hours this coming Tuesday morning.
Oslo will welcome eight first-time cruise visits in 2015, part of a 105 calls and 205,000 passenger season for Norway’s biggest city.
Oslo Port is present on a large transport and logistics exhibition in Munich in Germany which started on Monday 5 May. Here we have a common stand with the ports of Bergen, Stavanger, Larvik, Grenland and Kristiansand, under the name "Ports of Norway."
The transfer of operations of the Sjursøya container terminal to Yilport Oslo entails a three day close of the terminal.
DFDS Logistics will from december 29th start its first sailing on the route between northern Germany and Norway.