Port information

Port of Stavanger (c) Bitmap


So close to the European continent and Great Britain! Conveniently located in the south-western corner of Norway, Stavanger is indeed the shortcut to the Norwegian fjords. Nothing is far away, and cruise ships dock in the city centre. Just a short walk away are the lovely cathedral and the charming city centre with its cobbled pedestrian streets. The landscape in the region varies between fjords, beaches and steep mountains. The Lysefjord and the Preikestolen/Pulpit Rock are just an hour’s boat trip away from the city.

Port attractions

  1.  City Centre and Old Stavanger

    The city centre: a wide range of shopping possibilities. "Gamle Stavanger", the old town, just a few short walk from the quay. One of northern Europe’s best preserved wooden built neighbourhoods.
  2.  Lysefjord and The Pulpit Rock

    A boat trip is one way to see the majestic Lysefjord famous for the ‘Preikestolen’ or Pulpit Rock , which towers 600m above the fjord.
  3.  IDDIS, the Canning Museum.

    IDDIS Canning Museum: Follow the production process in an old cannery
  4.  Utstein Monastery

    Norway's best preserved medieval monastery
  5.  Swords in Rock

    The Swords in Rock monument in Hafrsfjord, Stavanger marks the Viking battle of Hafrsfjord when Norway was united into one kingdom.
  6.  Byrkjedalstunet

    The traditional food, history and the authentic, Norwegian experience defines this beautiful place in the mountains. Byrkjedalstunet also has it`s own candle factory, restaurant and suvenir shop.
  7.  Bakernes Paradis

    An idyllic getaway from the city. Our café in Heimahuset offers light serving such as our homemade fish soup, toasted sandwiches and baked goods.
  8.  Vitenfabrikken

    Discover this popular science museum in Sandnes. Topics are natural science, mathematics, energy and astronomy, regional industrial history and Sandnes' city history.
  9.  The Norwegian Petroleum Museum

    The Norwegian Petroleum Museum is a museum for everyone. Its exhibitions show how offshore operations have become Norway's most important industry, and give you experiences of this activity.
  10.  The Archaeological Museum

    What were the treasures the Vikings brought back to Norway? Come face to face with the 8,200-year-old skeleton from Vistehola. Finds from the stone age to the medieval periode.

Port views

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Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Visit Region Stavanger
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Port facts

Nautical information

Max. Length For Berth, M:
Up to 350m is ok for one of the berths.
Max. Draught, M:
Varies, depending on the different berths
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Max. Air Draught, M:
The sky is the limit
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Tugs Available:
on request
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Garbage Disposal:
on request
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Are ships allowed burn HFO using:
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Passengers by Source in 2023
Calls 2023

Onshore Power

Onshore Power
OPS (Onshore Power System)
Shore power within the next 5 years
Defined Compatibility Assessment process for each berth and ship combination to IEC/IEEE 80005-1
Information/documentation from the ship for the port before the first connection
Additional requirements for first-time connectio/max. duration between connections before process reapplies
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
Restrictions / Penalties / Insurance
Weather conditions/restrictions/other limitations for safe use of SSE
Penalties in case of failure to connect by the ship: weather/itinerary changes/technical issues
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


Dag Matre, Manager Maritime Department
Strandkaien 46
N 4005 Stavanger

Page last updated: 2023-12-18 11:06


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