Rorvik is a port town in Vikna (Nord-Trondelag, Norway), located on the eastern side of Inner-Vikna Island. The town serves as administrative centre of the Vikna municipality and has population around 3,000.
Namdalingen is a daily scheduled speedboat ferry running (3 times daily) from Rorvik to Namsos. Vikna's Ryum Airport is located south of Rorvik.
The town has several museums, hotel, church, secondary school. Telenor Mobil is its major employer, together with public service and commercial salmon fish farming.
Vikna has been accessible by car from mainland since October 1981 when was opened the Naeroysund Bridge (length 701 m / 2000 ft). This is a suspension bridge that crossing Naeroysundet strait between Maroya Island and Vikna Island. The bridge is located approx 1 km south of Rorvik. Together with Maroysund Bridge, they connect Vikna to mainland Norway. The Naeroysund Bridge has 17 spans and max clearance 41 m (135 ft).
Rorvik cruise terminal
Rorvik 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 meet in Rorvik in the evening.
Port Rorvik 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 Rorvik, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|27 August, 2020|
|MS Richard With|
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