Farsund Port is the world’s largest seismic port by far. It is widely used for ship lay-up and utilized by large companies such as Alcoa Lista, Shearwater, Seadrill, Shell, BP and Asco.
Several mechanical workshops are located nearby. There are currently 33,000m2 of warehouses in the area, and 2,500m2 more under construction.
The port is protected by breakwaters and located in a non-tidal area.
The fjord leading in to Farsund is 150m wide and 16m deep.
Utilities at quayside
Fresh water 128m3, power supply 220 volts and 400 volts. Sewage connections are available. A fiber grid is active.
Cranes 40–140 tons, reachstacker 90 tons and forklifts 2–2.5 tons.
The port is due to be expanded and the new area is expected to be available from 2026.
300,000m2 are fully regulated with an option of regulating further 300,000m2.
Future quay front: 280m.
The port strategy is to focus on offshore wind, more specifically operations & maintenance, storage, decommissioning and refurbishment.