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.
Modal Training, a UK provider of integrated multimodal logistics training, has invested in a package of ship, offshore vessel, engine room and radar simulators from Kongsberg Maritime for its new £7 million centre of excellence in Immingham, set to open in September 2016.
The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has initiated the first full-scale trial of e-navigation in Norwegian waters, which will see the ferry MS Stavangerfjord digitally sharing its routing information with NCA via NAVTOR’s NavStation, a ‘digital chart table’.
Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract to buy the Trondheim-based ship simulation and consultancy company, Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS (SMSC), with the acquisition expected to be completed by the end of January 2016.
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