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Norwegian Centre for Maritime and Diving Medicine

The Norwegian Centre for Maritime Medicine and Diving Medicine is the national centre of excellence in maritime and diving medicine. It is part of the Department of Occupational Medicine within Helse Bergen. The aim of the Department is to promote the health and welfare of seafarers and divers.

For seafarers

  • Radio Medico Norway, +47 51 68 36 01

For healthcare personnel



Telefax: +47 55 97 51 37

Postal address

Haukeland university hospital, Dept. of occupational medicine, N-5021 Bergen Norway


Contact point

Visiting address:
Haukeland university hospital,
Dept. of occupational medicine
Jonas Liesvei 65

Mariners Medico Guide

Mariners Medico Guide is a digital, medical handbook for seafarers, developed in cooperation between Helse Bergen, Gard and the Norwegian Maritime Authority.
Read more and download the app
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    Occupational medicine assessment of professional divers

    The Norwegian Centre for Maritime and Diving Medicine provides the national services for assessment of occupational illness and injury in professional divers. The centre also provides a medical examination to assess individuals for certific...

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    Radio Medico - the emergency room at sea

    Radio Medico Norway (RMN) is Norway's official emergency room for ships and sailors offering medical advice to seafarers on board and those treating them. The service is available 24/7 for all ships, anywhere in the world, for all nationali...

  • Research, development and consulting

    The Norwegian Center for Maritime and Diving Medicine engages in research in both maritime medicine and diving medicine. The center has close cooperation with The University of Bergen.

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    Training and education

    We offer regular courses in maritime medicine for medical doctors. After completing the courses you can apply for certification as seafarer’s doctor, diving doctor or petroleum doctor. We also give lectures for medical and nursing students.