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Vadso

port of Vadso
Lat: 70° 4’ N; Long: 29° 44’ E.
Time Zone : GMT +1 h
UNCTAD Locode : NO VDS
Admiralty Chart : 2332
Admiralty Pilot : 58B
containers
lo / lo
containers
ro / ro
vehicles passengers bunkering Dry
Bulk
Grain &
Feedstuffs
Fruit &
Vegetables
Chilled
Products
Hazardous
Cargos
Forest
Products
Oil /
Petroleum
Liquid
Bulk
General
Cargo
Heavy Lift
Cargo
Livestock Fish
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Authority : Vadso Havn KF, P O Box 39, N-9811 Vadso, Norway, Tel: +47 78 94 24 11, Fax: +47 78 95 43 10, Email: jon.arild.aslaksen@vadso.kommune.no, Website: www.vadsohavn.no
Harbour Master: Jon Arild Aslaksen.
Radio Frequency: Available via Vardo coastal radio station to Vadso Harbour Master
on VHF Channels 16 and 12
Working Hours: 07.30 - 15.30
Tanker facilities: One discharging berth available for vessels up
to 250 m loa, quay length 125 m, 5.5 m d
Outer Harbour: Inside breakwater and is 304.8 m long, 213.3 m wide; depths 4.57
to 9.14 m
Inner Harbour: Further to the E, is 399.9 m long and 320 m wide. Entrance to inner
harbour is by buoyed and lighted channel 475.4 m long and 187 m wide and has a
depth of 6.25 m at LLWS; this has been extended by the addition of a fishery basin
228.6 m long, 243.8 m wide
Tides: Range of tide 3.8 m
Traffic: 2004, 31 655 t of cargo handled
Maximum Vessel Dimensions: 170 m loa, 6.5 m d
Principal Imports and Exports: Imports: Frozen Fish. Exports: Fish meal, Fish oil,
Frozen Fish.
Storage: Silo for fishmeal/capline
Bunkering: Gas and diesel oil available at 50 m3/h cap
Waste Reception Facilities: Only garbage and a small quantity of sludge (5m3)
Towage: One tug of 6 t bollard pull available. Stronger tugs can be ordered if
necessary
Repair & Maintenance: Minor repairs only
Medical Facilities: Medical Centre, Tel: +47 78 94 25 00
Airport: Vadso Airport, 4 km
AvailableWof harbour between Vadsoya and Lille-Vadsoy in depths of
16-20 m. Good holding ground. Smaller vessels of up to 400 t in basin with depths
between 4.27 and 6.4 m
Compulsory for all foreign vessels. Vessels approaching from sea should
order pilot, giving at least 24 h notice, and confirm arrival at pilot’s office at 2 h notice.
Advance orders may be telephoned to +47 78 94 24 10. Vadso Harbour pilot available
on VHF Channels 16 and 12. Pilots board vessel 0.5 nautical miles from the harbours
entrance in fine weather conditions