The Port of Bodø is a municipal enterprise wholly owned of the City of Bodø. The Port of Bodø’s highest authority is the Bodø City Council, while the Port of Bodø is managed by the Port Board. The Port Administration, which is headed by the Port Director, is responsible for the day-to-day operations. The Port of Bodø has 17 permanent employees.

The enterprise’s organisation comprises of the following departments:

Operations, comprising of Port Control and the Operations Department

Port Control is responsible for the operation of the port in terms of handling of ship traffic, mooring services, use of the quay area, freshwater and shore power supplies, enforcement of the ISPS regulations and management pursuant to the provisions of the Harbour Act. Port Control invoices entry dues, quay dues and for ship-related services. The Port of Bodø is staffed around the clock, with after-hours services provided by an external security company.

The Operations department is responsible for the operation, maintenance and safety/security of the port’s logistics area, quays, floating installations and other infrastructure and buildings. Moreover, the Operations department is responsible for any rehabilitation of buildings, development of new quays, new development of quay, maintenance of equipment and caretaker services. The department also carries out planning, evaluations and analyses.

Finance and Administration

The Section for Finance and Administration is responsible for finance, payroll, ICT, HR, organisational development, HSE and the port’s service centre. The Port of Bodø’s Administration is also responsible for property, procurement, client contact property and projects, and has overall responsibility for planning and building projects.

Development and Communication

The Section for Development and Communication is responsible for development work, communication, information, marketing and client contact market.

The Port of Bodø’s highest authority is the Bodø City Council, followed by the Port Board.