Larvik (NOLAR)

Port Code NOLAR City Larvik
Port Name Larvik Country/Region Norway
Category Port City Route EUROPEAN BRANCH PORT
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Larvik (NOLAR)



      Norwegian coastal port. When the East 1 standard is adopted, the daylight saving time will be adopted from April 6 to September 28 every year, and the clock will be set forward for one hour. The maximum draft is 9.92m. When the wind blows south and Southeast, there is a slight saltiness in the port area. The tidal range is about 0.91M. The port is a natural haven, which can avoid all the stern winds except South and Southeast. A breakwater has been under construction to reduce the wind attack from these directions. The pilot motorboat can be contacted via VHF channel 16. The pilot station works from 06:00 to 18:00 every day and from 06:00 to 16:00 on Saturdays. 06:00-12:00 on Sunday. When the pilot station is closed, the pilot can get on and off the ship at ferder or langesund. Communication via port ralvik radio VHF channel 16. Port special regulations require all ships entering the port to sail at a speed of less than 5 knots. The loading and unloading of dangerous goods must comply with IMCO rules and regulations. Working hours are from 07:00 to 16:00 every week, from 07:00 to 12:30 on Saturdays (50% overtime pay is increased), and after 12:30 on Saturdays and Sundays (100% overtime). There are no entry restrictions, except in case of severe weather or other emergencies. Port service facilities include: ship repair, fueling, small boats, medical treatment, traction, fresh water, supplies, repatriation, no dry dock and sewage. Danish consul Tel: 84040, Finnish Vice Consul Tel: 82090. The West Wharf, 18 meters long and 9 meters deep, is the newest Wharf in larwick port, mainly used for general cargo handling. The new warehouse area is estimated to be 1600 square meters and the storage yard area is estimated to be 10000 square meters. The railway track is laid into the port and connected with the Norwegian state railway network. There is a ro ro berth near the wharf with a maximum length of 170 meters and a water depth of 8 meters at the front. Kanal wharf, North berth, 335m long, 10m deep; The West berth is 120 meters long and 6 meters deep; The South berth is 84 meters long and 5 meters deep. Railway tracks are laid on the wharf. Three portable electric cranes (6-23 tons) and one air compressed grain unloader. The warehouse area is 4000 square meters and the storage yard area is 20000 square meters. Dongtu jetty, 130 meters long and 8 meters deep, is a new jetty equipped with RO ro loading and unloading equipment. The parking lot can park 560 cars, or 52 trucks (carrying 18 meter trailers). The West jetty is 6 meters deep in the East and 7 meters deep in the West. It is equipped with Ro / Ro loading and unloading equipment, good parking lot and passenger station. The customs office is at the dock. The private wharf is 50 meters long in the West and 5 meters deep in the front; It is 90 meters long in the South and 6.3 meters deep in the front. General cargo and bulk berths are also generally used for RO ro berths. Both canal north terminal and riverside terminal are used for loading and unloading of container ships. For large oil tankers, there are 8-inch diameter oil pipes on the berths for unloading. Coastal ships use six inch diameter tubing. Fuel oil and diesel coastal carriers use 6-inch diameter tubing. Kerosene, alcohol and gasoline, with four inch diameter pipes. The port is equipped with dirty ballast tanks. There are two berths for oil tankers, one for large vessels and the other for small vessels. The maximum water intake of both berths is 9.92m.

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Summary of NOLAR

Port of Larvik (Port code:NOLAR) is Norway’s second largest container port and an important door to the south of Norway. Larvik is situated at the head of Larviksfjorden, 117km from Oslo. Larvik harbour offers an abundance of manoeuvring space and there are no navigation problems. There is 10m of water alongside the main quay and the most modern loading and unloading technology is in use. The main industries are metal, lumber, nutrients and stone. It is a major ferry port with links to Denmark and UK. Approx 1,600,500t of cargo, 50,000TEU and 700,000 passengers are handled annually. Max size: Largest vessel handled: Tankers: LOA 196m, draught 9.7m, 25,000DWT.