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.
May 20th 2023, 09:31 LT
Present & announced restrictions
The aim with implementing traffic restrictions is to increase the safety and efficiency of maritime traffic during winter. Only vessels that fulfill the traffic restrictions can receive icebreaker assistance.
SEASON 2022/2023 IS CANCELLED, NO RESTRICTIONS IN FORCE
Additional winter traffic information
The icebreaker activity
Ale: 12 h standby, moored Luleå
Atle: Season ended, moored in Luleå
Frej: Docked shipyard Landskrona
Oden: Expedition in Arctic Ocean
Ymer: Season ended, moored in Luleå
Scandica: Fairway work
Baltica: Fairway work
The icebreaker management can be reached on +46 (0)771-63 25 25.
For urgent matters on-call duty outside normal workinghours.
Exempts can be granted if there is available ice breaking capacity, or if there is temporary ease in the weather and ice conditions. Please see the Winter navigation publication ch. 2.3 for more information.
Applications for exempts are made by sending the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Incorrectly completed forms will be returned to sender.
Last updated 2022-02-08