Services


The Port of Hirtshals is one of Denmark's most versatile ports and covers several different business areas, which create a high level of activity. The Port of Hirtshals offers its users, customers and business partners a range of different services 24/7 365 days a year.

Pilot service


The Port of Hirtshals has its own pilot service with authorisation to assists ships entering the port. The port control and the pilots can provide the necessary information about navigation in the port.

Vessels, whose operators are not familiar with the conditions, are advised to use a pilot. Before arrival or departure, information about the current conditions can be obtained from the port control.

In particular, it should be noted that easterly winds can result in water levels being up to 1 metre lower than usual, which makes it especially important to use a pilot or obtain information from the port control about the current conditions.

The port control can be contacted by calling the Port of Hirtshals on VHF channel 12 and 16 or by phone +45 98 94 14 22.

Payment for pilot assistance is made directly to the Port of Hirtshals, in accordance with the Pilotage Service Book of Charges with added boatswain assistance.



Towage


The Port of Hirtshals offers towage to all vessels in connection with arrival, departure or shifting.

Towage requiring bowline traction of up to 14.7 tonnes must be ordered with as much notice as possible and at least 1 hour in advance.

Towing assistance requiring bowline traction of up to 6 tonnes must similarly be ordered with as much notice as possible and at least 1 hour in advance.

Towage can be ordered from the port control on VHF channel 12 and 16 or by phone +45 98 94 14 22.



Snow clearing


The Port of Hirtshals' technical service handles the salting and snow clearing in cooperation with Hjoerring Municipality.

 
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