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05/28/2017   Time 0905

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  

Winter navigation to Swedish ports is ended for  season 2016/2017.

Common web-page for the Baltic: www.baltice.org

Present restrictions  


Announced restrictions  




Reporting instructions for ships bound for ports wíth traffic restrictions

Present Dir-Ways



The icebreaker activity    
                      Ale   Ended season. Moored Luleå.
Atle   Ended season. Moored Luleå.
 Ymer   Ended season. Moored Luleå.
Frej   Ended season. Moored Luleå.
Oden   Ended season. Moored Helsingborg.
Scandica   Fairway work
 Baltica   Hydrographic survey
Fyrbyggaren   Fairway and research works
Ice report & ice forecast   Swedish Ice Service, Ice report
Further information:  


Contact information  

Icebreaking management can be reached on +46 (0)771 63 25 25, Mon - Fri 0800 - 1600 LT. Email: opc@sjofartsverket.se

Next update:   When winter is getting closer again.