Article | Last updated: 2016-12-16 | Ministry of Transport and Communications
Hurtigruten AS won the previous tender (2012-2019) for coastal transport services on the Bergen-Kirkenes route, with an option to extend the contract for one year. The net contract has a value of 5 120 million kroner.
Hurtigruten AS shall provide daily transport services along the coast throughout the year to/from Bergen and Kirkenes with 34 ports of call; a round trip of 4 900 km.
Minimum requirements for transport capacity per vessel:
- Passenger certificate: 320
- Berth capacity: 120
- Cargo capacity Tromsø-Kirkenes: 150 Euro pallets