Handling of coronavirus in Ny-Ålesund
Kings Bay A/S følger situasjonen nøye, og forholder seg til retningslinjene fra Folkehelseinstituttet og Sysselmannen på Svalbard.
I mellomtiden driftes Ny-Ålesund som normalt.
Kings Bay A/S follow the situation closely and adhere to the guidelines of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health: General advice to the public.
The need for new measures is assessed on an ongoing basis. In the meantime Ny-Ålesund will operate as normal.
Ny-Ålesund is a centre for international arctic scientific research and environmental monitoring.
Kings Bay AS' vision is to support "the best interests of Arctic research and environmental monitoring" and the company's main task is to be a facilitator for Ny-Ålesund.
Kings Bay's role as a facilitator is primarily as the supplier of infrastructure services, but the company also offer other services that contribute to greater research coordination and collaboration. Kings Bay plays a central role in ensuring good information flow between actors in Ny-Ålesund and in relation to the world at large. Kings Bay also builds networks to expand and maintain contact with similar Arctic research stations and research communities.