Construction and operation of Norwegian fishing vessels is subject to regulations implemented by the Norwegian Maritime Authority.

Regulations for fishing vessels can be found at the NMA websites linked to below.

New regulation for vessels under 15 meters

New regulations for vessels under 15 meters overall length entered into force on November 22nd 2013. The new regulation entails some new requirements.

More on this regulation


The NMA provides translations to English of most regulations implemented by the Authority.

List of regulations

Circulars in English

The NMA provides translations in English of circulars distributed by the Authority.

List of circulars on the NMA website