Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded a NOK 120 million (approximately US$14 million) Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG), a subsidiary of Siem Group, to cover engineering and maritime technology deliveries to a RoPax ferry for Irish Continental Group (ICG).
Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded NOK 160 Million (approximately US$19 million) in Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Installation (EPCI) contracts covering two 100 metre ferries under construction for Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL), including supply of all navigation and radio/satellite communications systems.
Modal Training, a multimodal logistics training centre in the UK set to open later this year, reports that it has invested £2 million in a simulation setup from Kongsberg Maritime to offer courses for the maritime sector.
Kongsberg Maritime has entered into a partnership with class society DNV GL to issue product certificates for maritime simulator systems, required by maritime training providers in order to meet flag state requirements under STCW regulation I/12.
Kongsberg Maritime has introduced a new online e-Learning course for familiarisation training on its K-Bridge and K-Nav ECDIS products.
Kongsberg reports that is to make new software developed in cooperation with Danish dry cargo and product tanker company Norden available to all of its fleet and vessel management software customers.
Kongsberg Maritime has sold off its Kongsberg GlobalSim land-segment crane simulation subsidiary, to narrow its focus towards maritime and offshore simulation only.
Kongsberg Maritime has introduced a new positioning system that works with all available Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and correction services, with DPS 432 integrating signals from GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo, and regional correction signals including SBAS (e.g. WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS, GAGAN), in addition to the new G4 services from Fugro.
Kongsberg Maritime reports that it has completed the delivery and installation of a set of new bridge simulators for Indonesia’s Ministry of Transportation.
Kongsberg has established a new subsidiary called Kongsberg Digital, to focus on advanced data, software and simulation products and hold group responsibility for developing new digital solutions and related technology alliances.
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