Moving to Norway – Port Strikes Cause Congestion and Delays

Moving to Norway, Delays Experienced Due to Port Strikes

We have received advice from our shipping lines that the vessel pilots and crane workers in the Oslo fjord have gone on strike and this will affect Oslo, Fredrikstad, Kristiansand and Moss Ports. Only ships with a pilot exemption will be let through.

Kristiansand Port – Strike.
Moss Port – Strike.
Brevik Port – No strike.
Larvik Port – No strike.
Fredrikstad Port – Strike from 00.00 25.05.2012
Oslo Port – Negotiations started at 08.30 24.05.2012. There is a strong possibility that a strike will be the outcome, but no information as to when this will take effect.

Should you be moving to Norway and be concerned regarding these delays, please call or email and discuss with you Abels Customer Liaison, alternatively please use our Head Office number 01842 816600 or email shipping@abels.co.uk and your enquiry will be put through to the best person to assist your request.

We will keep you posted as more information is available.