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Oversiktsbilde cruiseskip i Bergen VPB Media

The newly formed company is set to further develop the Environmental Port Index (EPI) tool used to measure a vessel’s level of pollution when in port. The end-result is a new system for environmental reporting for cruise ships. For the 2020 season, 16 ports have EPI in place and ready for use.

Oversiktsbilde cruiseskip i Bergen

The ports of Bergen, Oslo and Tromsø have been named as designated points of entry in line with the emergency preparedness and response provisions of the International Health regulations (IHR). These are ports tasked with specific duties during events that may have severe implications for international public health, such as COVID-19.

To prevent the spread of the corona virus, the Chief of Police has decided to refuse foreign crew members shore leave in all ports in Western Police District, as of March 14th until March 31st. The decision means that foreign crew members are not allowed to leave the ISPS area. The Immigration Act article 16 […]

Oversiktsbilde cruiseskip i Bergen VPB Media

Bergen Municipality has today decided that cruise passengers on board cruise ships berthing at the Port of Bergen will not be permitted to leave the ship.

-This decision is one of several measures to both help limit city congestion, in order to avoid the spread of the coronavirus, and to prevent the risk of any visitor being infected while visiting Bergen, says Municipal Director Robert Rastad.

Today, Viking Star arrives in Bergen as the first cruiseship og the year. The call is a so called turnaround call, which means that the journey ends and begins in Bergen. This year we have 49 turnaround calls in the Port of Bergen. The Port of Bergen welcomes the turnaround calls, and we are actively working to get more turnaround calls to the city.