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.
Press Releases • Oct 13, 2017 09:59 BST
KONGSBERG has fused its decades of experience within the development of in-house GNSS and inertial technology to create a cutting-edge integrated solution for DP reference applications. DPS i2 and DPS i4 are fully scalable and future-proof DP reference solutions that significantly improve operational efficiency and safety for high-precision applications.
Kongsberg Maritime: KONGSBERG completes Installation of Cutting-Edge Marine Ecosystem Assessment Solution on New Argentinian Research Ship
Press Releases • Oct 09, 2017 14:30 BST
Kongsberg Maritime has successfully completed the installation of an extensive suite of Simrad marine ecosystem assessment technology aboard the Victor Angelescu, the Argentinian National Institute of Fisheries Research and Development’s (INIDEP) new oceanographic and fishing research vessel. Built at Spanish yard Astilleros Armon Vigo SA, the new 52m research ship is a silent vessel...
Kongsberg Maritime: Final design of “Yara Birkeland” revealed – model commences testing at SINTEF Ocean
Press Releases • Sep 29, 2017 10:20 BST
A six meter long, 2.4 tons model of the final design of the autonomous and fully electric container vessel “Yara Birkeland” was revealed as testing commenced at SINTEF Ocean’s 80 metre test tank facility in Trondheim yesterday, September 28th 2017.
Kongsberg Maritime: SEACOR Marine Chooses KONGSBERG for Platform Supply Vessel Hybrid Power and DP Upgrade
Press Releases • Sep 21, 2017 10:30 BST
A new integrated ‘Full Picture’ technology delivery is set to enable significant operational efficiencies for the MEXMAR owned Platform Supply Vessel (PSV), SEACOR Maya. Mantenimiento Express Marítimo SAPI de CV (“MEXMAR”) is SEACOR Marine’s joint venture in Mexico, which operates 15 offshore supply vessels.
Kongsberg Maritime: Successful Summer of Sales for KONGSBERG GeoSwath 4 Shallow Water Multibeam System
Press Releases • Sep 18, 2017 14:30 BST
KONGSBERG has reported a strong summer of sales for its class-leading GeoSwath 4 shallow water multibeam system, an innovative echo sounder designed for diverse applications including contour mapping of lakes, rivers and estuaries and providing associated side scan imagery of the lake-bed conditions.
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 • Aug 31, 2017 12:03 BST
Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG), a subsidiary of Siem Group. This is the second RoPax contract that Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded at FSG.
Press Releases • Aug 30, 2017 10:07 BST
K-Fleet Voyage, KONGSBERG’s digital application for monitoring ship fuel consumption and emissions, has been verified by Ecoxy AS for use under the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) and the new EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU-MRV) for maritime transport regulation (2015/757). Ecoxy AS is accredited by Norwegian Accreditation as a verifier according to ISO14065 for the ETS and EU-MRV.
Press Releases • Aug 14, 2017 15:00 BST
The Canadian Coast Guard has chosen Kongsberg Maritime to provide high resolution EM 712 multibeam echo sounders to the Canadian Coast Guard’s medium icebreakers, CCGS PIERRE RADISSON and the CCGS DES GROSEILLIERS.
Press Releases • Aug 09, 2017 12:16 BST
K-MATE, an autonomous surface vehicle control system, the latest marine robotics innovation from KONGSBERG, is to be integrated with SEA-KIT, a new class of Maritime Autonomous Surface Vessel being built by UK manufacturer, Hushcraft, and operated by SEA-KIT International.
Press Releases • Jul 13, 2017 11:14 BST
The KONGSBERG 2017 Bathymetric Image Contest is now open for entries at http://www.kmcompetition.com/. All users of Kongsberg Maritime’s bathymetric systems, including the EM® family of single and multibeam echo sounders, the M3 sonar® and GeoSwath solutions are invited to submit their best images captured on these, and other current KONGSBERG systems.
Kongsberg Maritime: BOURBON joins Automated Ships Ltd and KONGSBERG to deliver groundbreaking autonomous offshore support vessel prototype
Press Releases • Jul 11, 2017 06:00 BST
Leading marine offshore services company, BOURBON, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Automated Ships Ltd to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated and cost-efficient prototype vessel for offshore operations, in collaboration with the project’s primary technology partner, KONGSBERG.
Press Releases • Jul 06, 2017 10:05 BST
Kongsberg has announced the limited availability of a new turnkey HUGIN package, featuring the synonymous state-of-the-art Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) and all systems needed to store, transport, launch, operate and recover it from survey operations anywhere in the world.
Kongsberg Maritime: University of Gothenburg Selects HUGIN AUV to Expand Autonomy in Marine Research
Press Releases • Jun 20, 2017 12:11 BST
The University Of Gothenburg has chosen Kongsberg Maritime’s state-of-the-art HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to expand Sweden’s capabilities in the field of marine research using unmanned platforms. The HUGIN, which will be funded by grants from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and managed by a project team with representatives...
Press Releases • Jun 08, 2017 11:37 BST
KONGSBERG has signed a contract with maritime technology company Havyard Ship Technology for the delivery of a complete FISHMASTER® Integrated Vessel Concept for a newbuild pelagic trawler. The vessel is a collaborative effort between Havyard Ship Technology and the Paris based fishing company France Pélagique.
Kongsberg Maritime: BOURBON and Kongsberg Maritime strengthen their collaboration in digital solutions for next generation connected vessels
Press Releases • May 31, 2017 07:00 BST
Having established a good business relationship for many years, BOURBON and Kongsberg Maritime have now concluded a strategic partnership signing a collaborative development agreement on connected and autonomous vessels.
Kongsberg Maritime (Nor-Shipping): KONGSBERG Hits 100 LNG Installations Milestone for Innovative Information Management System
Press Releases • May 30, 2017 08:45 BST
The innovative KONGSBERG Information Management System (K-IMS) has now had over 100 installations for vessel owners and charterers in the LNG sector. The milestone represents a significant breakthrough for KONGSBERG and the K-IMS product within the LNG market and demonstrates the growing acceptance of the system’s innovative approach to data-sharing for LNG vessel and fleet operations.