DNV GL, Kongsberg Maritime and Subsea 7 have successfully concluded the pilot testing of Kongsberg Maritime’s (KM) DP Digital Survey (KMDS) application onboard the Subsea 7 vessel Seven Kestrel.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and Kongsberg Maritime have entered into an agreement that will see MacGregor deliver an automated mooring system for the world’s first autonomous container ship, the Yara Birkeland.
DOF, SINTEF Ocean and NORCE have formed a partnership with Kongsberg Maritime to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions for complex offshore operations, while streamlining fleet-wide maintenance.
Havila Kystruten and Kongsberg have signed a ten year long “Power-by-the-Hour” service agreement for four new coastal cruise vessels currently under construction. The contract value is 150 million NOK.
Kongsberg Maritime parent company Kongsberg Gruppen (Kongsberg) has completed the acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (RRCM). RRCM will operate under the Kongsberg brand and the Kongsberg Maritime legal entity.
Instructors and students from the Korea Maritime and Ocean University (KMOU) and Mokpo National Maritime University (MMU) are set to use Kongsberg Digital simulator systems to train in different situations they may face onboard.
MAC, a Bureau Veritas (BV) company and Kongsberg Maritime have completed a remote inspection and audit survey on a Bourbon vessel using Kongsberg’s dynamic positioning (DP) system.
Kongsberg has announced a partnership with Cloud-based maritime procurement company iMarine Software, which will see iMarine’s Seaproc e-procurement platform integrated with Kongsberg’s K-Fleet vessel management system.
Kongsberg Maritime is to bring technologies developed for autonomous vessel operation to its Integrated Bridge System (IBS) equipment, introducing a new integrated technology platform designed to support situational awareness through the process of Sensor Fusion, where traditional navigation sensors such as radar and sonar are combined with cameras and lasers.
YARA reports that it has signed a deal with shipyard VARD worth approximately NOK 250 million (US$30 million) to build the autonomous container vessel Yara Birkeland, scheduled to be delivered for launch in early 2020.
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