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The town of Akureyri, with its population of approximately 18,000 Inhabitants, is the administrative, transportation and commercial center of North Iceland. The mountains surrounding the fjord, which Akureyri is in the bottom of, is called Eyjafjordur. It is the longest fjord in Iceland, or 60 km, the fjord that all ships have to go through, on the way to Akureyri. Akureyri has provided rural communities in these high latitudes with sundry services as well as educational and industrial facilities. Akureyri has its own theater, symphony orchestra, University and one of the biggest hospitals in the country that serves as well East part of Greenland.
Distances between ports
Akureyri Hrísey Grímsey Siglufjörður Húsavík Seyðisfjörður Reykjavík Ísafjörður
Akureyri x 19 54 43 58 210 330 168
Hrísey 19 x 35 24 39 191 311 149
Grímsey 54 35 x 33 35 166 310 150

* all distances are in nautical miles

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Port services

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    Location of pilot station: latitude 65°43′N; longitude 18°06′W. Distance to pier/anchorage: 3n.m. Duration of whole maneuver: 40 minutes. Service hours: 24 hours. Number of available pilots: 3.

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    Number of available tugs: one 11.2 ton bp, one 2.5 ton bp

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    Recycling service is available. Material that can be recycled: aluminum, glass, paper


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Port of Akureyri