Strong winds expected Thursday
From night to Thursday, strong easterly winds are expected on Nordenskiöldland. The Governor follows the situation and asks people to secure loose items. Be careful when traveling in the terrain. Follow www.varsom.no
Traffic station closed 8th - 11th October
The traffic station will be closed from 12 PM on 8th October to 11th October due to course activity.
Passport office closed on 9th and 10th October
The passport office is closed due to course activity.
Keep distance to Alkefjellet in Hinlopen Strait
The Governor of Svalbard urges larger vessels (over 70 feet) to keep a minimum distance of 1,000 metres away from Alkefjellet in Hinlopen Strait from now until 15 August. The Governor will, if necessary, be able to impose a temporary ban on entering this area.
Start of work on management and protection plans for Central Spitsbergen
The Governor of Svalbard hereby announces the start of work on the three processes for the management and protection plans for Central Spitsbergen. The Governor invites all to an open information meeting in Lassegrotta, Forskningsparken (the Svalbard Research Park) in Longyearbyen on 4 July at 7.00 pm.