Oksfjord is a port town in Loppa municipality (Finnmark, Norway). The town has population around 500 and is the municipality's administrative centre. Oksfjord is located at the mouth of Oksfjorden, approx 20 km (12 ml) northwest of Oksfjordbotn village (at the fjord's other end).
Historically, the village was an important regional fishing settlement, Until the 1980s, here functioned two factories - one fish processing and one for fish oil. Town's main bussiness today is fish farming. Oksfjord has the Loppa's main church.
Since most of Loppa is inaccessible by car, Oksfjord is a major transportation hub with car ferry connections to Nuvsvag, Sor-Tverrfjord and Bergsfjord. There is a regularly scheduled ferry service to Hasvik (on Soroya island).
Oksfjord cruise terminal
Oksfjord is one of the ferry ports along the "Express Route" - Norway's Government subsidized "Norwegian Coastal Express". This is a regularly scheduled passenger and cargo shipping service in Norway. The "ferry and cruise" itinerary is between two turnaround ports - Bergen (southmost) and Kirkenes (northmost). It connects a total of 34 ports, which are Norwegian communities without any road or air access.
Since January 2021, Norway's coastal ferry service is operated by two companies - Hurtigruten (7 ships) and Havila Shipping (4 ships)..Norwegian Government's annual subsidy for the ferry service is around USD 100 million.
The list of all ports along the northboaund "Norwegian Coastal Express" itinerary includes Bergen (turnaround port), Alesund, Floro, Geiranger (Stranda), Maloy (Vagsoy), Molde, Torvik (Heroy, Leinoya Island), Kristiansund, Rorvik (Vikna), Trondheim, Bodo, Bronnoysund (Bronnoy), Nesna, Ornes (Meloy), Sandnessjoen (Alstahaug), Stamsund (Vestvagoy Island), Svolvaer (Vagan, Austvagoya Island), Trollfjorden (Hadsel), Finnsnes (Lenvik), Harstad (Hinnoya Island), Risoyhamn (Andoy Island), Skjervoy, Sortland (Langoya Island), Stokmarknes (Hadseloya Island), Tromso, Berlevag, Hammerfest, Honningsvag (Mageroya Island, Nordkapp / North Cape), Kjollefjord (Lebesby), Mehamn (Gamvik), Oksfjord (Loppa), Batsfjord, Vardo (Vardoya Island), Kirkenes (turnaround port).
Hurtigruten ships stop here between their calls at Hammerfest and Skjervoy.
Port Oksfjord cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Oksfjord, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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|MS Richard With|