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May 24, 2018  Time 1042 LT

Traffic restrictions  

Traffic restrictions are imposed to improve the safety and efficiency of winter navigation.
Icebreaker assistance will only be given to vessels, which meet the requirements set out in the traffic restrictions.

Information from Swedish Maritime Adminstration  

 Winternavigation to all swedish ports are cancelled

Present restrictions  


Announced restrictions    



Reporting instructions for ships bound for ports wíth traffic restrictions

Present Dir-Ways





The icebreaker activity    
                      Ale   Moored Vänersborg
Atle   Moored Luleå
 Ymer   Moored Luleå
Frej   Moored Luleå
Oden   Moored Helsingborg
Scandica   Fairway maintancy
 Baltica   Sea survey and fariway maintancy
Fyrbyggaren   Marine research expeditions
Ice report & ice forecast   Swedish Ice Service, Ice report
Contact information  

Icebreaking management can be reached on +46 (0)771 63 25 25.
(On-call duty outside normal working hours)

Email: opc@sjofartsverket.se