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Cruise piers and facilities in Oslo

Port of Oslo's efforts at marketing Oslo as a cruise port has contributed to a significant rise in cruise traffic the past years.


In 2013 Oslo had 159 cruise vessels calling with a total number of passengers of approximately 298 000. 2014 shows a decrease with 133 calls and estimated 260 000 passengers.

Cruise piers

The cruise ships dock in the city centre of Oslo, and the following cruise piers are used:

Cruise pier Length (metres) Draft (metres) Other
Søndre Akershus Pier 302 11

No limitation on air draft and beam

Vippetangen 200 8  
Revierkaia 300 9  
Filipstad 384 11  



Oslo Airport: 50 kilometres
City centre: 400 metres

General information

Bus and taxi: On pier
Rental cars: City centre 400 m.
Public transportation: On pier and in city centre
Guide Service: Every major language, 200 certified guides
Shopping: On pier and in city centre 400 m
Emergency: 113 ambulance
Currency exchange: On pier and in city centre 400 m, local currency is NOK
ATM: On pier
Internet access: On pier
Public telephones: On pier
Mailboxes: On pier

Crew facilities: The same as for passengers


Port facilities

Open: 24 hours
ISPS approved: Yes
Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes
Pilot: Compulsory as to Norwegian pilot regulations
Tidal movement: 0,30 m
Ship tenders allowed: Yes
Ships stay min/max: No limitations
Environmental limitations/regulations: According to Norwegian regulations
Maximum number of ships per day in port: No limitation
Maximum number of passengers per day in port: No limitation

Port services

Bunkers delivery: Yes
Bunkers method: Barge or truck
Supplies: Yes
Waste handling: Yes
Waste water method: Container or truck
Tugboats: Yes
Anchorage: Yes
Pontoons: Yes


Port of OSLO
Visiting address: Skur 38, Vippetangen
Mailing address: P.O. Box 230, Sent rum, N – 0103 OSLO
Tel.: + 47 815 00 606
Fax: + 47 23 49 26 01

Useful information

International access code: + 47
Pilot: Channel 13
Emergency: Channel 16
Medical emergency: 113
Charts: Norwegian chart 452 and 401

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