The ban on access to Norwegian ports applies to Russian-flagged vessels (including vessels that have been registered with the Russian flag after 24 February 2022). The ban concerns commercial vessels weighing more than 500 gross tons as well as yachts and some recreational vessels. The ban does not apply to fishing vessels, rescue vessels, vessels used for researching purposes, and port calls due to emergency reasons (port of refuge and similar). The prohibition concerns Norwegian ports located on the mainland meaning that amongst others Svalbard and Jan Mayen are not included.
The road transport ban prohibits road transport undertakings (freight road operators) established in Russia from transporting goods by road within the territory of Norway. It does not apply to (i) the provision of mail as a universal service, (ii) vehicles that were already in the territory of the European Union on 29 April 2022, or (iii) vehicles that needs to transit through Norway to return to Russia.