Molde Åndalsnes

Port information

Molde Åndalsnes
Trollstigen Road (c) Roger Ellingsen, Statens Vegvesen

Molde Åndalsnes

ANDALSNES is idyllically located in the valley of Romsdal, by the mouth of the river Rauma. Åndalsnes is surrounded by high mountains and offers a stunning scenery. Enjoy a live performance of the emerald green river Rauma, lush waterfalls, steep mountains and magnificent bridges. Highlights include the spectacular Trollstigen road, Trollveggen, the highest vertical mountain in northern Europe and the Rauma Railway, one of Norway’s most beautiful train rides.

MOLDE is known as the town of roses. Situated by the Romsdalsfjord, Molde is renowned for its beautiful surroundings and wonderful views. The most famous viewpoint is Varden, with its extraordinary vista of 222 mountain peaks. Here you will also find Romsdalsmuseet, one of Norway’s largest and most comprehensive folk museums. Don’t miss out on a trip to the Atlantic Road, equally impressive both in sunny and stormy weather. Visit the marble caves or sail on a replica Viking ship to the old fishing village of Håholmen.

Port attractions

  1.  The Romsdalen Gondola

    Opens in Andalsnes in May 2021! A shortcut to the fantastic fjord- and mountain views of Romsdalen. A state-of-the-art electric cable car takes you 1679 meters from the fjord and up the mountainside.
  2.  Trollstigen Road

    The Trollstigen road leads up a series of narrow hairpin bends, providing a great view of the dramatic surroundings. The restaurant and viewpoints on top show Norwegian architecture at its best.
  3.  The Atlantic Road

    The Atlantic Road zigzags across bridges and between small islands. Amazing on sunny days, and fantastically dramatic in stormy weather. Voted the world`s most beautiful road trip!
  4.  Sightseeing town of roses

    Sightseeing tour in the town of jazz and roses, including Molde Cathedral, Romsdal Museum and the Varden viewpoint (407 masl), which offers a great view of the Molde panorama with 222 mountain peaks.
  5.  Romsdal Museum

    Located in beautiful and peaceful surroundings, the open-air museum is one of the largest and most comprehensive folk museums in Norway. A charming group of children perform traditional folk dances.
  6.  The Rauma Railway

    One of the most exciting railways in the world, built in 1924. The Rauma Railway is a must-see when visiting Åndalsnes. Lonely Planet named it “the most scenic train journey in Europe”.
  7.  Bergtatt Marble Caves

    Explore the mystical marble caves at Bergtatt. The caves are a result of previous mining operations. A boat ride into the caves offers visitors a unique and peaceful experience.
  8.  Sail a viking ship to Håholmen Island

    Håholmen is an original fishing village from the 18th century, where they produced “klippfisk” (dried, salted codfish). The original wharfs, the bakery and the traditional fishermen’s shacks remain.
  9.  Bøstølen Summer Farm

    Visit a traditional Norwegian mountain farm. In wonderful surroundings, the guests are invited to join the mountain farm life, taste local traditional food, pet the goats and enjoy the tranquility.
  10.  The Norwegian Mountaineering Centre (Norsk Tindesenter)

    An adventure center for those who enjoy outdoor life and exciting mountaineering history. Packed with exciting installations that provide interactivity, learning and playful moments for all ages.

Port views

Jacek Ròzycki,
Roger Ellingsen, Statens Vegvesen
Trollstigen Cafe
Eline Karlsdatter Fladseth, Visitnortwest
Einar Engdal
Classic Norway
Port of Molde
Steinar Melby
Øyvind Heen
Eline Karlsdatter Fladseth, Visitnortwest
Mardalsfossen waterfall
Svenska Jernbanen
Leif Johnny Olestad
Leif Johnny Olestad
Matti Bernitz
Port of Molde
Studio Istad
Stein Lindseth Olsen, Anunatak
Leif Johnny Olestad

Port facts

Nautical information

Max. Length For Berth, M:
Molde: Storkaia 350m, Moldegard 330m/ Andalsnes: 330m
Max. Draught, M:
Molde: Storkaia 9m, Moldegard 10m/ Andalsnes: 9 m
More Info Draught:
Max. Air Draught, M:
Molde: Storkaia 65m, Moldegard 47m/ Andalsnes: no limitations
More Info Air Draught:
Ships with air draught over 65m must contact Avinor/Molde airport.
No. Of Quays:
Quay Length Total, M:
Molde: Storkaia 300m, Moldegard 130m/ Andalsnes: 232m
Quay Depth, M:
Molde: Storkaia 9m, Moldegard 10m/ Andalsnes: 9m
Anchorage Available:
Anchorage Compulsory:
Passenger Terminal:
Pilotage Compulsary:
as regulation
Tugs Available:
on request
Tidal Movement/range, M:
Ships Tenders Allowed:
Garbage Disposal:
Airport Distance, Km:
City Centre Distance, Km:


Are ships allowed burn HFO using:
✔ Open loop
✔ Closed loop
✔ Hybrid loop
✔ Compliant IMO Fuel
On-shore power supply to cruise vessels:
LNG bunkering supply to cruise vessels:
✔ By vessel / barge
Supplying alternative fuels:
Reception Facilities for Contaminated Ballast Water:
Reception Facilities for Waste Oils:
Passengers by Source in 2023
Calls 2023

Onshore Power

Onshore Power
OPS (Onshore Power System)
In the future
Shore power within the next 5 years
Defined Compatibility Assessment process for each berth and ship combination to IEC/IEEE 80005-1
In the future
Information/documentation from the ship for the port before the first connection
In the future
Additional requirements for first-time connectio/max. duration between connections before process reapplies
In the future
Connection Time
Connection time from all fast to full operational SSE (Shore Side Electricity)
Disconnection time
Uninterrupted power supply guaranteed by shore power provider whilst connected
In the future
Restrictions / Penalties / Insurance
Weather conditions/restrictions/other limitations for safe use of SSE
In the future
Penalties in case of failure to connect by the ship: weather/itinerary changes/technical issues
In the future
Insurance covering any potential damage caused by the SSE
Port Fees
Utility standard/usage fees in addition to kWh rate
Tax/duty fees applicable
Other fees related to shore power
Useful Information
Discounts/incentives linked to shore power usage
Berthing policy linked to shore power usage
Confirmation time of the vessel for planned shore power usage before ETA

Port contacts


Jorid Søvik, Marketing manager
Hamnegata 8
6413 Molde
+47 46418688

Page last updated: 2023-12-20 15:13


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