Kongsberg has agreed a partnership deal with agricultural solutions company YARA to build what the companies say will be the world’s first autonomous zero emissions ship, a 100 per cent electric container feeder vessel.
Kongsberg Maritime has signed a multi-million Euro contract with Fassmer Werft to deliver systems based on its Integrated Vessel Concept for the newbuild research vessel Atair II, to be built at the Fassmer yard in Berne, following German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency’s (BSH) approval for the deal.
Kongsberg Digital and Simwave have agreed a contract for what Kongsberg says is one of its most extensive maritime simulator deliveries to date, to take place at Simwave’s facilities in the Netherlands.
Kongsberg Digital and VesselMan have entered into a partnership agreement which will see VesselMan’s applications for dry-docking and repair management added to Kongsberg’s digital ecosystem for its newly launched Kognifai platform.
Kongsberg has launched a new open digital platform called Kognifai, which aims to optimise data access and analysis through the use of Cloud technologies and provide an integrated development and distribution platform for applications from both Kongsberg and third-parties.
The Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology has agreed a deal with Kongsberg Digital for the supply of new navigation simulators for installation at the International Maritime Institute of New Zealand.
Kongsberg Maritime’s training division has introduced a new online virtual classroom system, designed for the pre-course preparation phase and using a live video link integrated with on-screen presentations, emulated system software and assessment tools.
Kongsberg Maritime has launched its new global training website, which aims to improve functionality for selection and booking of training courses at the company’s training centres in 11 countries.
Kongsberg Maritime has developed a new Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) application for its K-Fleet suite of Marine Fleet Management Software used to meet the requirements of new EU-regulation 2015/757, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping.
Kongsberg Maritime is to install a range of technology systems aboard Australian cruise line Scenic Cruises’ new ice class cruise ship, the 228-passenger, 168 metre long Scenic Eclipse, which is currently under construction at Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia ahead of expected delivery during 2018.
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