The Port of Drammen is an inland deepwater port situated 45 km south-west of Oslo in the county of Buskerud. The harbour is located at the nothern end of the Drammen Fjord at the mouth of the river Drammen. It is a freshwater port.
Drammen Port Authority owns a total of 46.000 sq.m of warehousing. Up to 12.000 cars can be stored at Drammen including 2.000 garage spaces. The port has a total of 200.000 sq.m of open storage.
The total quay length is 1805. m. In addition to the public quays, there are 17 private industrial quays in the Drammen area, all of which pay port dues to the Port Authority. 2.5 million tonnes of cargo handled in 2016.
The Port of Drammen has two mobile containercranes (Liebherr LMH 400 and Liebherr LMH 550) with a lifting capacity of 100 / 144 tonnes and two quayside cranes with a capacity of 23 tonnes and 50 tonnes. Below, you will find more information about the equipment of the cranes and where they are situated. All the cranes are operated by the port.
Capasity: 100 tonnes Bromma automatic container spreader: 20-40-45 feet Grab: (10 m3 for bulk cargoes)
Capasity: 144 tonnes Bromma automatic container spreader: 20-40-45 feet
PERNILLE (Holmen South)
Capasity: 23 tonnes
TORBJØRN (Holmen South)
Capasity: 50 tonnes
The port is approached by way of Oslo Fjord and Drammen Fjord. The Drammen Fjord is entered through the Svelvik Sound, which has a sailing width of 120 m and a draught limit of 10 m.
Oslo Airport Gardermoen can be reached within 60 minutes by road using the E 18 / E 6 motorway from Drammen.
Fork-lift trucks are available in the port with lifting capacities from 1.5 tonnes to 30 tonnes. Many have special attachments for lifting bales, reels and 20 ft / 40 ft containers. A tugmaster unit is available for ro-ro cargo.
Pilotage is available. If a pilot is required, the pilot service requires at least 4 hours notice of ETA. The Pilot is picked up at Færder, 40 nautical miles south of Svelvik. Transit time from Færder to Drammen is normally 4 hours.
Nearest repair facility is located in Horten. The yard can drydock vessels of up to 243 m. It has fabrication and assembly shops.
The port has 2 ro-ro quays. Holmen South and Risgarden.
Freshwater is available at Langbrygga, Holmen South and Kattegat.
All kinds of bunker are available, delivered by barge or road tanker.
Tidal variation is negligible in the Drammen Fjord.