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.
Kongsberg Maritime and Algoryx Simulation have entered a five year agreement supporting the continued development of Kongsberg’s K-Sim range of maritime simulator systems.
Kongsberg Maritime, working with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), has added AIO (Admiralty Information Overlay) functionality to its latest K-Bridge ECDIS and K-Nav ECDIS software, to make additional chart information available to the mariner when using its ECDIS models.
Kongsberg Maritime has completed delivery and installation of a new K-Sim Polaris ship-handling simulator for the Cebu Reliable and Excellent Seafarers Training Center (CREST) in the Philippines.
Tsakos Group is to add new ship-handling and Dynamic Positioning simulators from Kongsberg Maritime at its training centre, the Maria Tsakos TCM Academy in Athens, Greece.
Kongsberg Maritime, Norwegian shipping company Østensjo and the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute (Marintek) are working on a new joint R&D project for operations using motion compensated and telescopic gangways, typically found on accommodation vessels in the offshore sector.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has authorised the delivery of Kongsberg’s fourth generation SAT-AIS Receiver flight models to the Norwegian Space Centre, for integration into the NORSAT-1 satellite in preparation for its launch early next year.
The Department of Engineering Cybernetics at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is leading a new Knowledge-Building Project for Industry that will study collision avoidance for advanced ships.
Kongsberg Maritime has introduced a range of new bridge and navigation technology systems, on the back of last week's Nor-Shipping exhibition in Oslo.
The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA) has chosen Kongsberg Maritime to upgrade the simulation facilities at the Norwegian Training Center – Manila (NTC-M), in a deal signed at Nor-Shipping 2015 in Norway.
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