Cruise Northern Norway & Svalbard

31 May Harbour Pilot Boat Crews on Strike

The public workers strike in Norway expanded May 30 to include harbor pilot boat crews up and down the coast, according to the Norway Coastal Administration (NCA).

So far this has not hit Northern Norway since there are few cruises in the beginning of the season. But for Norway, as one of the big cruise destinations, this is not good for either businness or reputation. It might be high time to privatize the pilot boat services?

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