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January 19, 2019  Time 0741LT

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  

New version of Winternavigation is available. Please download it under Dokument.

Present restrictions  

KARLSBORG - SKELLEFTEHAMN
Minimum ice class IC and minimum 2000 dwt

HOLMSUND - HUSUM
Minimum iceclass II and minimum 2000 dwt

ÅNGERMANÄLVEN
Minimum iceclass IC and minimum 2000 dwt

KÖPING - VÄSTERÅS
Minimum iceclass IC and minimum 1300 dwt or
minimum iceclass II and minimum 2000 dwt

Announced restrictions  

Valid from 21 jan

Karlsborg - Skelleftehamn
Min ice class IB and min 2000 dwt

Ångermanälven
Min ice class IB and min 2000 dwt

Örnsköldsvik - Skutskär
Min ice class II and min 2000 dwt

Mälaren
Min ice class IC and min 2000 dwt

Vänern, Trollhättekanal och Göta älv
Min ice class IC and min 1300 dwt or
min ice class II and 2000 dwt

Reporting

 

Reporting instructions for ships bound for ports wíth traffic restrictions

Present Dir-Ways

 

 

 
   

 

The icebreaker activity    
                      Ale   Transit to Lake Vänern
Atle   24h notice
 Frej   Moored Luleå
Oden   Moored Luleå
Ymer   Assists Bay of Bothnia
 Thetis   Assists Bay of Bothnia
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