Borgarfjörður harbour is located in Hafnarhólmi, one of the most visited tourist destination in all of East Iceland. The most popular attraction is one of the largest puffin colonies in Iceland situated in Hafnarhólmi. The bird watching accessibility is excellent and many bird species thrive in Borgarfjörður.
On average there are 12 boats departing from the dock. Landings are roughly around 700-800 a year, approximately 1000-1200 tons. In the summer of 2003, the port was first awarded the Blue Flag. The Blue Flag is presented to small docks for excellent facilities and tidiness. Borgarfjörður marina was the second dock in Iceland to receive this great honour.
A new elegant service building for the harbour was inaugurated in the summer of 2021. The building is designed by Andersen & Sigurdsson Architects.
General port services: The Port of Borgarfjörður provides general harbour services such as wharf space or anchorage berths for ships and boats, pilotage, potable water and electricity, as well as weighing and waste disposal services. Harbour operations are in accordance with the Harbours Act, No. 61/2003, and Article 37 of the Regulation on Harbour Affairs, No. 326/2004, in addition to Harbour Regulation No. 275/2006, as amended in No. 499/2007.
Weighing: This is based on Regulation No. 224/2006, on the weighing and recording of marine catches, which in part states that the entire catch shall be weighed on harbour scales in the port of landing as soon as the catch is unloaded. Furthermore, catch weighing shall have been finished within two hours of when unloading is completed. Certified scales owned by the particular port shall be used for weighing, which must be performed by a port employee publicly certified for it.
For further information, please visit https://portsofmulathing.is/port-info/borgarfjordur-eystri/
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