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.
A new maritime simulator facility has been opened in Le Havre, France, with French President François Hollande attending the inauguration of the facility at École Nationale Supérieure Maritime (ENSM).
Kongsberg Maritime has released its latest K-Sim Cargo simulator model, SCC-II, based on a Suezmax crude oil carrier with 12 cargo tanks and two slop tanks.
The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA), Norwegian Coast Guard and the Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies (NOFO) report that they have completed a full-scale trial of Kongsberg Maritime’s ‘MBR’ (Maritime Broadband Radio) inter-vessel communication system in the North Sea.
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