Stad Ship Tunnel

The Stad Ship Tunnel will ensure a safer route for ship traffic along the North sea coast of Sogn og Fjordane county in western Norway. The plans for this tunnel were presented in a report of March 2001 from the Norwegian Coast Directorate.
Tunnel length: 1790 m
Tunnel width: 27 m
Design ship width: 17 m

Design ship height: 20 m
Height in tunnel centre: 25 m above average sea level
Minimum canal depth: 13 m below average sea level
Tunnel square area: 980 m2
Estimated average traffic: 60 ships per day in 2005
Estimated construction costs: 871 000 000 NOK
Construction period: 2002 - 2005 (Suggested, no final decision)
The tunnel will be equipped with a longitudinal ventilation system for dilution of exhaust fumes, mostly NOx, and for smoke evacuation in case of fire.


The geological profile through the Stad peninsula.


This page was last modified on March 23, 2001