Hammerfest
Port of Hammerfest (c) Visit Hammerfest

Hammerfest

Welcome to Hammerfest, the northernmos town in the world! In this micro metropolis in the Arctic, tradition meets modern spirit.The town is a typical reconstruction town, where contemporary architecture is replacing post WWII buildings. Visitors can experience Hammerfest by strolling through the town or visiting its museums. From the early Pomor Trade with Russia, to a town completely lost in flames, a rich tradition of Arctic hunting and fishing, and more recently, industrial development in energy industry: Hammerfest bears a unique and exciting history.




  1.  The Polar Bear Society

    The Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society has an exhibition showing the town’s proud traditions of hunting and fishing in Arctic areas.
  2.  The Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms

    The exhibition aims to convey the poignancy of the dramatic events of WWII: the forced evacuation, the conflagration and the restoration.
  3.  UNESCO - The Struve Geodetic Arc

    This column was erected as a symbol of the first measurements of the earth, which ended in Hammerfest in 1852. The Column is listed in the UNESCO world heritage list since 2005.
  4.  Hammerfest Church

    Hammerfest Church is a beautiful construction with its characteristic triangular shape.









Nautical information

Max. Length For Berth, M:
250
Max. Draught, M:
13
More Info Draught:
-
Max. Air Draught, M:
-
More Info Air Draught:
no restriction
No. Of Quays:
3
Quay Length Total, M:
350
Quay Depth, M:
13
Anchorage Available:
yes
Anchorage Compulsory:
no
Passenger Terminal:
yes
Pilotage Compulsary:
yes
Tugs Available:
no
Bunkering:
yes
Tidal Movement/range, M:
2.8
Water:
yes
Ships Tenders Allowed:
yes
Garbage Disposal:
yes
Airport Distance, Km:
4
City Centre Distance, Km:
-
Passengers
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Passengers 2019
Calls 2019