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SEACOR MayaHybrid power can decrease SEACOR Maya's CO2, NOx and SOx emissions.
21/09/2017

SEACOR Marine Chooses KONGSBERG for Platform Supply Vessel Hybrid Power and DP Upgrade

A new integrated 'Full Picture' technology delivery is set to enable significant operational efficiencies for the MEXMAR owned Platform Supply Vessel, SEACOR Maya. The contract focuses on the integration of a new hybrid power solution designed to meet the strict environmental regulations by decreasing CO2, NOx and SOx emissions, with the added benefit of reducing operating costs through reduced fuel consumption.



Geoswath 4GeoSwath 4 deck unit.
18/09/2017

Successful Summer of Sales for KONGSBERG GeoSwath 4 Shallow Water Multibeam System

KONGSBERG has reported a strong summer of sales for its class-leading GeoSwath 4 shallow water multibeam system, an innovative echo sounder designed for diverse applications including contour mapping of lakes, rivers and estuaries and providing associated side scan imagery of the lake-bed conditions.



Remus 100 AUV
12/09/2017

Hydroid Delivers First New Generation REMUS 100 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Hydroid Inc. announces that it successfully completed the first delivery of the New Generation REMUS 100 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to its Naval Oceanographic Office customer. This delivery is a major milestone for Hydroid and represents the continuous evolution of the REMUS AUV product lines and ongoing growth of marine robotics technology.



Autonomous ferry conceptArtists impression of new zero emission, full-electric, autonomous ferry concept.
05/09/2017

New Electric Ferry Project Expands KONGSBERG's Autonomous Vessel Newbuild Project Portfolio

KONGSBERG has signed a Research & Innovation contract with technology acceleration organisation PILOT-E for the development of zero emission, full-electric, autonomous ferry concepts. The overall vision for the PILOT-E Autonomous Ferry concept is to develop a state-of-the-art ferry as an integrated, zero emission aspect of a total national transportation plan.



RoPax ferry'Full Picture' contract for Brittany Ferries' new RoPax ferry 'Honfleur'.
31/08/2017

KONGSBERG Wins EPCI Contract for Newbuild LNG Fuelled RoPax Ferry

Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation contract with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, a subsidiary of Siem Group. This is the second RoPax contract that Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded at FSG. The 'Full Picture' contract, valued at approximately €20 million.



Remus 6000
30/08/2017

Hydroid's REMUS 6000 Plays Key Role in the Discovery of the USS Indianapolis Wreckage

Led by Paul Allen's team, the 6000 meter-rated Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) was used to gather the sonar data that helped locate the USS Indianapolis wreckage 5,500 meters below the ocean's surface.



K-Fleet VoyageK-Fleet Voyage gives KONGSBERG customers a simple, cost effective way to meet new CO2 reporting requirements.
30/08/2017

Kongsberg Maritime: K-Fleet Voyage Application Verified for New EU MRV Regulations

K-Fleet Voyage, KONGSBERG’s digital application for monitoring ship fuel consumption and emissions has been verified by Ecoxy AS for use under the EU Emission Trading Scheme and the new EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification for maritime transport regulation. Ecoxy AS is accredited by Norwegian Accreditation as a verifier according to ISO14065 for the ETS and EU-MRV.



Geir HåøyGeir Håøy, President & Chief Executive Officer of KONGSBERG.
24/08/2017

Good performance and strong cash flow in Q2

KONGSBERG has had good operational performance and strong cash flow in Q2 2017. Significant restructuring of the Group's maritime business area has led to reduced costs, and important positions are being secured for future-oriented solutions and concepts.



EM 712 multibeam echo sounderUnderwater image captured using an EM 712 multibeam echo sounder
21/08/2017

Canadian Coast Guard Expands Northern Mapping Capability

The Canadian Coast Guard has chosen Kongsberg Maritime to provide high resolution EM 712 multibeam echo sounders to the Canadian Coast Guard's medium icebreakers, CCGS PIERRE RADISSON and the CCGS DES GROSEILLIERS.



K-MateKongsberg Maritime has received the first order for K-MATE
21/08/2017

KONGSBERG K-MATE Autonomy Controller for New USV-AUV Platform

Kongsberg Maritime has received the first order for K-MATE, our latest marine robotics innovation. K-MATE, an autonomous surface vehicle control system, will be integrated with SEA-KIT, a new class of Maritime Autonomous Surface Vessel being built by UK manufacturer, Hushcraft.



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.