Press Releases • Aug 15, 2018 17:01 BST
The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel is one step closer to launch, as YARA signs a deal with VARD worth appr NOK 250 million to build the vessel. VARD will deliver Yara Birkeland for launch in early 2020, and the vessel will gradually move from manned operation to fully autonomous operation by 2022.
Press Releases • Jul 06, 2018 10:18 BST
Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG) today entered into agreement with Rolls-Royce plc to acquire Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine, a world leading technology business within maritime operations.
Press Releases • Jul 05, 2018 14:36 BST
The Institute of Marine Research, shipowner Torvald Klaveness, KONGSBERG and the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association have entered into a public-private partnership to develop a pilot project with the aim of mapping marine plastic and other environmental parameters vital to the health of the oceans.
Kongsberg Maritime: Equinor chooses KONGSBERG for Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 Safety and Automation Technology
Press Releases • Jun 14, 2018 09:25 BST
Equinor Energy AS has contracted Kongsberg Maritime to deliver the Safety and Automation Systems (SAS) for the recently announced phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development in the Norwegian North Sea.
Kongsberg Maritime: Finnish Defence Forces Choose KONGSBERG Naval Sonars for SQ2000 Mid-Life Upgrade
Press Releases • Jun 05, 2018 15:00 BST
Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded a contract by Finnish Defence Forces (FDF) to deliver ST2400 VDS (Variable Depth Sonar) upgrades to the SQ2000MLU program for the Hamina-Class Corvettes fleet. The ST2400 VDS is designed to provide accurate and highly reliable performance for detecting submarines, mines and Unmanned Underwater Vehicles in Littoral waters.
Kongsberg Maritime: KONGSBERG Coordinates EU-Funded Project to Enable Autonomous Navigation in Close Proximity
Press Releases • May 31, 2018 15:14 BST
Hull to Hull (H2H), an EU-funded research project established to develop technical solutions for safer navigation in close proximity of other stationary or moving vessels and objects, is in its Concept Definition phase and will move on to the Technology Adaption and Integrations Work Package (WP03) this summer.
Press Releases • Apr 30, 2018 11:00 BST
The 10,000th Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for Kongsberg Maritime’s AutoChief propulsion control system took place at Kongsberg Maritime Korea in Busan on Friday (27th April). The AutoChief 600 system tested will be installed on a new LEG carrier featuring a 2-stroke MAN B&W engine being built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (Hull 8258), for owner Solvang ASA.
Massterly: Management appointments at new Wilhelmsen and KONGSBERG autonomous ship joint venture company
Press Releases • Apr 24, 2018 12:15 BST
Massterly, the world’s first company specialising in autonomous shipping, has appointed Tom Eystø as Managing Director and Per Brinchmann from Wilhelmsen as chair of the Massterly board. Both are leading figures within the maritime industry, with extensive experience and industry knowledge that will drive Massterly forward with the necessary creativity and expertise.
Press Releases • Apr 04, 2018 07:00 BST
Wilhelmsen and KONGSBERG are joining forces to take the next step in autonomous shipping by offering a complete value chain for autonomous ships, from design and development, to control systems, logistics services and vessel operations.
Kongsberg Maritime - Oceanology International 2018: New Contract Wins Reflect Growing Use of Digital IP CCTV Systems on Commercial Vessels
Press Releases • Mar 13, 2018 11:30 GMT
With a proven record in delivering high quality camera systems to the Naval market, the past 18 months has become a breakthrough period for the Aberdeen-based Kongsberg Maritime Camera Division in the commercial vessel CCTV market, with multiple orders and successful contract deliveries for customers operating in diverse commercial maritime verticals.
Kongsberg Maritime - Oceanology International 2018: KONGSBERG Launches New Flexview Multibeam Sonar for Small Observation Class ROVs at Oi18
Press Releases • Mar 13, 2018 11:00 GMT
Kongsberg Mesotech is introducing the Flexview multibeam sonar at Oceanology International 2018. Representing KONGSBERG’s latest advancement in multibeam technology, the compact and light weight Flexview is designed specifically for small observation class ROVs.
Kongsberg Maritime - Oceanology International 2018: New GeoPulse Compact Digital Sub-Bottom Profiler Delivers High Performance With Class-Leading Low Power Consumption
Press Releases • Mar 13, 2018 10:30 GMT
Kongsberg Maritime is launching the sophisticated new ‘GeoPulse Compact’ Sub-Bottom Profiler system at Oceanology International 2018. Designed to deliver highly accurate data while using only 11% of the power requirements of previous generation systems, GeoPulse Compact will be available in two versions...
Press Releases • Mar 07, 2018 15:00 GMT
Kongsberg Maritime’s Oceanology International 2018 (Oi18) stand (D600) will be dedicated to the “Digital Ocean”, a concept that harmonises data flow and processing from the seabed to the office. The Digital Ocean is enabled by the combination of KONGSBERG’s leading underwater technology for the collection of data, the interconnectivity to distribute the data and the final digital...
Kongsberg Maritime: KONGSBERG’s New Integrated Position Reference Solution Wins OSJ Dynamic Positioning Award
Press Releases • Feb 08, 2018 10:42 GMT
Kongsberg Seatex’s Vidar Bjørkedal, VP Sales & Customer Support, was honoured to be presented with the Offshore Support Journal Dynamic Positioning Award at a gala ceremony in London last night (8February 2018). The award was given for KONGSBERG’s new integrated Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) positioning solution, DPS i2 & i4...
Kongsberg Maritime: Robert Allan Ltd. and Kongsberg Maritime to Develop Remotely-operated Fireboats for Ports
Press Releases • Feb 05, 2018 12:57 GMT
To address the evolving safety and security needs of modern ports, Vancouver based naval architects and marine engineers Robert Allan Ltd., and international marine technology specialist Kongsberg Maritime are collaborating on the development of a radically new remotely-operated fireboat that will allow first responders to attack dangerous port fires more aggressively and safer than ever before.
Kongsberg Maritime: SEACOR Marine Orders Unique Hybrid Power and DP Upgrades for Three More Platform Supply Vessels
Press Releases • Jan 25, 2018 11:00 GMT
KONGSBERG has received an order to deliver unique ‘Full Picture’ technology upgrades for a further three Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) owned by Mantenimiento Express Marítimo SAPI de CV (“MEXMAR”), SEACOR Marine’s joint venture in Mexico.
Kongsberg Maritime: Higher Performance and New Functionality for Surveyors as KONGSBERG Releases New Generation Multibeam Echo Sounder
Press Releases • Dec 18, 2017 15:00 GMT
Kongsberg Maritime has released the EM 304, the third generation of its de facto industry standard 30 kHz Multibeam Echo Sounder System, which is used for high resolution seabed mapping from depths of 10 metres to beyond the continental rises – deeper than 8000 metres.
Press Releases • Dec 07, 2017 10:00 GMT
An official autonomous shipping test-bed was opened in Horten yesterday (6 December), on the coast of Norway. Established to support the growth in development of new solutions for autonomous maritime operations, the new area is open to both Norwegian and international organisations, and is designed to be a convenient, safe, non-congested space to trial new technology and vessels.
Kongsberg Maritime: K-MATE Autonomy Controller Technology Put to Test for Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
Press Releases • Nov 27, 2017 14:00 GMT
Supported by KONGSBERG experts and technology, the GEBCO-NF Alumni Team, one of 19 semi-finalist teams competing in the $7 Million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition, has completed Technology Readiness Tests of its unique Unmanned Surface Vessel / Autonomous Underwater Vessel concept and associated combination of communications hardware and software to process and transmit data remotely.
Kongsberg Maritime: SAAB Chooses KONGSBERG Naval Sonars for Mid-Life Upgrade of Göteborg-Class Corvettes
Press Releases • Oct 19, 2017 14:56 BST
Kongsberg Maritime has been selected to deliver ST2400 VDS (Varial Depth Sonar) systems for Anti-Submarine Warfare applications (ASW) to the Royal Swedish Navy as part of SAAB’s upgrade program for the Göteborg-Class Corvettes fleet.