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June 16th, 2020  Time 1022 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.

Present restrictions   Winternavigation ended for season 2019 / 2020
Announced restrictions  




Reporting instructions for ships bound for ports wíth traffic restrictions

Present Dir-Ways





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

Icebreaking management can be reached on phone
+46 (0)771 63 25 25 during normal  working hours

During period mid - June to mid Aug Icebreaking mangement will best be contacted by email.

Email: opc@sjofartsverket.se