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VRB Pipeline SurveyThe 2016 winning image captured using an EM 710: VRB Pipeline Survey Image – copyright Didik Rusmanto PT.EGS Indonesia.
13/07/2017

Entries Invited for KONGSBERG 2017 Bathymetric Image Contest

The KONGSBERG 2017 Bathymetric Image Contest is now open for entries. All users of Kongsberg Maritime’s bathymetric systems, including the EM family of single and multibeam echo sounders, the M3 sonar and GeoSwath solutions are invited to submit their best images captured.



HrönnFollowing further developments in its design, Hrönn will now be a monohulled autonomous vessel of 37 m length, better suited for the intended operations.
11/07/2017

BOURBON joins Automated Ships Ltd and KONGSBERG to deliver groundbreaking autonomous offshore support vessel prototype

International marine services provider BOURBON has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Automated Ships Ltd to support the building of the world’s first unmanned, fully-automated and cost-efficient vessel for offshore operations.



Hugin AUV and containerAs part of the exclusive package, the HUGIN AUV will be delivered with its own stinger and storage & shipping container.
06/07/2017

Limited Turnkey HUGIN AUV Package Now Available

KONGSBERG has announced the limited availability of a new turnkey HUGIN package, featuring the synonymous state-of-the-art Autonomous Underwater Vehicle and all systems needed to store, transport, launch, operate and recover it from survey operations anywhere in the world.



MBR antennaThe Maritime Broadband Radio is now installed on all vessels equipped with oil recovery equipment in Norway. The MBR antennae (in the red circle) is shown here on board the KV Bergen. Photo: Norwegian Coastal Administration.
27/06/2017

World's first wireless network at sea

Norway is the first nation in the world to implement maritime broadband communication on ships and aircrafts in public service. The system enables exchange of information that can be crucial in limiting damage when accidents occur.



Hugin AUVKONGSBERG will also supply an extensive equipment and sensors payload for the HUGIN AUV
20/06/2017

University of Gothenburg Selects HUGIN AUV to Expand Autonomy in Marine Research

The HUGIN, which will be funded by grants from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and managed by a project team with representatives from the University of Gothenburg, Chalmers University of Technology and Stockholm University, will be recognised as a national asset for marine research projects around Sweden and further afield.



FishMasterThe innovative FISHMASTER® integrated workstation.
08/06/2017

KONGSBERG Provides Integrated Vessel Concept for Pelagic Trawler Newbuild

KONGSBERG has signed a contract with maritime technology company Havyard Ship Technology for the delivery of a complete FISHMASTER® Integrated Vessel Concept for a newbuild pelagic trawler. The vessel is a collaborative effort between Havyard Ship Technology and the Paris based fishing company France Pélagique.



BourbonBOURBON and Kongsberg Maritime sign collaborative development agreement on connected and autonomous ships. Illustration photo courtesy BOURBON.
31/05/2017

BOURBON and Kongsberg Maritime strengthen their collaboration in digital solutions for next generation connected vessels

Having established a good business relationship for many years, BOURBON and Kongsberg Maritime have now concluded a strategic partnership signing a collaborative development agreement on connected and autonomous ships.



K-IMSA breakthrough for the KONGSBERG Information Management System in the LNG sector.
30/05/2017

KONGSBERG Hits 100 LNG Installations Milestone for Innovative Information Management System

The milestone represents a significant breakthrough for KONGSBERG Information Management System (K-IMS) product within the LNG market and demonstrates the growing acceptance of the system's innovative approach to data-sharing for LNG vessel and fleet operations.



Hugin AUVKongsberg Maritime's HUGIN AUVs are used by Navies for Mine Countermeasures.
29/05/2017

KONGSBERG Highlights Compact Acoustic Solutions and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles at UDT 2017

Alongside the most sophisticated Autonomous Underwater Vehicles available for Mine Countermeasures, the KONGSBERG stand at Underwater Defence Technology in Bremen, Germany, will host Kongsberg Maritime's advanced compact acoustics solutions, which are used on small platforms by Navies in Littoral areas for diverse missions including Anti-Submarine Warfare, Search and Rescue and MCM.



K-Fleet MaintenanceK-Fleet Logbook is part of the K-Fleet suite of Marine Fleet Management Software.
16/05/2017

Marshall Islands Flag State Extends Approval for K-Fleet Electronic Logbook

The approval states that K-Fleet Logbook may now be used to fulfil the requirements of the Marshall Islands Maritime Regulations to maintain a deck and navigation log, an engine room log, an oil record book, cargo record book, a garbage record book and a radio log.



Traffic control center
16/05/2017

Successful final demonstration of SESAME Straits e-Navigation project in Singapore

The SESAME Straits project utilizes e-Navigation concepts to reduce maritime traffic congestion and hot spots, as well as improve traffic safety and efficiency. Leading up to the recent Singapore Maritime Technology Conference, the project conducted a successful demonstration in close collaboration with Maritime and Port Authority in Singapore.



Q1 2017
12/05/2017

Important agreements and events in the first quarter of 2017

In the first quarter, KONGSBERG has revenues of NOK 3,721 million and EBITDA of NOK 339 million. During the first months of the year the long-term potential within defence has been confirmed, and several important agreements for maritime and digital solutions have been signed. At the same time certain markets are still challenging.



MS Asterix'Project Resolve' is based on a conversion of the commercial container ship, 'MS Asterix'.
09/05/2017

KONGSBERG Completes Supply of Digital IP CCTV System for New Royal Canadian Fleet Supply Vessel

The Aberdeen, UK-based Kongsberg Maritime camera systems group has successfully delivered a new large network IP CCTV system to Chantier Davie Canada for installation aboard the new Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) Auxiliary Naval Replenishment Ship, known currently as 'Project Resolve'.



Zero Emission FeederAutonomous and 100% electric, 'YARA Birkeland' will be the world's most advanced container feeder ship.
09/05/2017

YARA and KONGSBERG enter into partnership to build world's first autonomous and zero emissions ship

The vessel 'YARA Birkeland' will be the world's first fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions. Operation is planned to start in the latter half of 2018, shipping products from YARA's Porsgrunn production plant to Brevik and Larvik in Norway.



SeagliderKONGSBERG's new ocean gliders can be seen at AUVSI this week. From left: Kongsberg Seaglider, Oculus shallow water and Sealider M6 deepwater system.
08/05/2017

KONGSBERG to Market Two New Underwater Glider Systems

Kongsberg Underwater Technology, Inc. announced today that it successfully completed negotiations with CoMotion®, the University of Washington's collaborative innovation hub, to obtain the sole rights to produce, market, and continue development of two new underwater glider systems.



Research vessel Atair IIKONGSBERG chosen to deliver unique technical solution for new research vessel, Atair II.
04/05/2017

Germany Chooses Groundbreaking KONGSBERG Integrated Vessel Concept for Advanced Newbuild Research Ship

A double digit multi-million Euro contract was signed by Kongsberg Maritime and Fassmer Werft on 4th April 2017, following the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency's (BSH) approval of KONGSBERG to deliver a unique technical solution based on its ground-breaking Integrated Vessel Concepts for the newbuild research vessel Atair II, which will be built at the Fassmer yard in Berne.



Stress engineering
28/04/2017

Kongsberg Maritime and Stress Engineering Services Form Strategic Alliance to Serve Offshore Drilling and Production Market

Kongsberg Maritime and Houston headquartered Stress Engineering Services have formed a strategic alliance to better serve existing and new clients with cost effective engineering services and fully integrated technical solutions within offshore drilling and floating production systems.



GeoSwath CSVThe GeoSwath Compact Survey Vessel.
04/04/2017

First Ever Complete KONGSBERG Survey Vessel Launches at Ocean Business

The first-ever KONGSBERG developed survey vessel integrates all the equipment needed to survey shallow coastal and inland waterways quickly. It is based on a powerful and manoeuvrable two-person catamaran equipped with the latest GeoSwath 4 shallow water multibeam system.



cNODE MicrocNODE Micro provides range accuracy better than 2 cm.
04/04/2017

Introducing cNODE Micro, the Miniature Subsea Positioning Transponder for Divers and Shallow Water ROVs

KONGSBERG unveils the innovative cNODE Micro system at Ocean Business. As the smallest member of the highly regarded cNODE series of subsea transponders, the new cNODE micro is designed to provide range accuracy better than 2 cm and is ideally suited for divers and shallow water ROVs, at depths down to 600 metres.



cNODE IQAMcNODE IQAM is a compact, self-contained subsea monitoring system.
04/04/2017

KONGSBERG Introduces Subsea Monitoring Capabilities to cNODE Transponder Series

The capabilities of Kongsberg Maritime's cNODE series of transponders for underwater acoustic positioning and data link are expanding with the introduction of cNODE IQAM. The unit offers the ability to log internal sensors and / or customers external sensors, transforming cNODE into a compact, self-contained subsea monitoring system, complete with data processing, positioning and data communication functionality.