Kongsberg Maritime: New Electric Ferry Project Expands KONGSBERG’s Autonomous Vessel Newbuild Project Portfolio
Press releases • Sep 05, 2017 14:30 BST
KONGSBERG has signed a Research & Innovation (R&I) contract with technology acceleration organisation PILOT-E for the development of zero emission, full-electric, autonomous ferry concepts. The overall vision for the PILOT-E Autonomous Ferry concept is to develop a state-of-the-art ferry as an integrated, zero emission aspect of a total national transportation plan.
Press releases • Oct 04, 2016 13:21 BST
An extensive area of the Trondheimsfjord in Northern Norway was designated as an official test bed for autonomous shipping by the Norwegian Coastal Authority (NCA), during a special event in Trondheim, Norway on Friday 30th September 2016. It is potentially the first coastal area in the world officially dedicated to the development of technology for autonomous ships.