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Mo i Rana

Photo: Lars Øystein Solbakken

Mo i Rana - The Arctic Circle City

Mo i Rana is the city in Norway that is located closest to the Arctic Circle.

The arctic circle city is surrounded by beautiful nature, fjords and mountains, scandinavias second largest glacier, wonderous caves and one of the largest nationalparks in Norway.

As a cruise port, Mo i Rana has a variety of attractions to offer cruise passengers, both summer and winter. In the wintertime you can watch the Northern Lights and in the summer the midnight sun.

Visiting the Arctic circle center, The Salmon History museum, trips to the caves and the glacier «Svartisen» is popular among tourists, as well as enjoying the culinary attractions such as reindeer and the freshest seafood.

The 300 mtr long cruise pier has an minimum depth of 8 mtr and have good availability.

Attractions & Excursions

Port Facilities

ISPS approved Yes
Designated quays for cruise ships No
Pilot No
Tidal movement 2.43 m tidal difference
Ship tenders allowed Yes
Ships stay minimum/maximum No limitations
Maximum number of ships per day in port 2
Maximum number of passengers per day in port 2000
Environmental limitations/restrictions No

Maximum Ship Dimensions

Length 265 m
Draft 8 m llw along the pier
Air draft 60 m
Beam 40 m


Available Yes
Pontoons No
Tugboat Yes

Port Services

Bunkers No
Supplies Yes
Waste handling Yes
Fresh water Yes
Waste water method No
Are the port facilities according to Cruise Norway's quality guidelines? Yes


Port of Mo i Rana

Phone +47 75 13 47 00
Contact person Mr. Øystein Lorentzen
Phone +47 75 13 47 06
Mailing Address Pb. 185, 8601 Mo i Rana
Visiting Address Midtre gate 23
Port control
Phone 975 10 200
Charts No
Emergency channel (VHF) Phone 113
Medical Emergency Phone 113
Pilot channel (VHF) NO
Distance to nearest pilot station: nautical miles/Hours

Buses YES, but must be ordered as a shore service
Taxi Yes
Shopping YES, 0,5 km
Tax refund No
Distances - airport 15 km, Mo i Rana Airport
Distance to city centre 0,5 km

Polar Tours AS

Mailing Address POB. 483, NO-8001 Bodø
Visiting Address
Phone +47 75 56 30 00 / +47 911 25 119
Contact person Stig Johansen
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