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Partnership creates autonomous shipping company
Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg are joining forces to take the next step in autonomous shipping by creating a new company which specialises in bringing the technology to the market. 04 Apr 2018
Kongsberg develops 3D app for its cargo simulator
Kongsberg Digital has launched a new 3D virtual application for its state-of-the-art K-Sim Cargo simulator to fulfil the industry need to secure the safety and efficiency of cargo transfer operations. 07 Feb 2018
Kongsberg hybrid power upgrades for trio of PSVs
Three Mexmar platform supply vessels are to receive unique hybrid power upgrades courtesy of Kongsberg Maritime. 29 Jan 2018
Class S approval for Kongsberg digital simulators
Kongsberg Digital has received DNV-GL statements of compliance for two of its newest engine room simulator models. 16 Jan 2018
First DNV GL cyber security type approval
Kongsberg Maritime has received DNV GL’s first cyber security type approval for one of its control systems. 06 Nov 2017
Kongsberg efficiency for LNG newbuild
A German shipbuilder has chosen Kongsberg’s Integrated Vessel Concept to equip a newbuild LNG research ship it is building for Germany’s national hydrographic agency. 10 May 2017
LNG regasification control system agreement
DSME and Kongsberg Maritime have signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) for a new LNG FSRU regasification control system. 14 Dec 2016
Kongsberg launches system integration solution
Kongsberg Maritime has launched a new portfolio of fully Integrated Vessel Concepts which are the products of the company’s new Integration strategy. 29 Sep 2016
Extensive control system refit
Kongsberg Maritime has completed an extensive refit of a 21-year-old main engine, remote control system aboard a VLCC during the vessel’s scheduled docking. 19 Sep 2016
Kongsberg develops green ship engine room simulator
The Kongsberg Maritime simulation & training department has developed a sophisticated green ship engine room simulator (ERS) model based on a Wärstilä 12RT-flex 82C low-speed common-rail engine, built for a 4,800 TEU boxship with reefer capacity of 800. 21 Oct 2010
Automation system supports Green Ship portfolio
Kongsberg Maritime’s latest addition to its K-Chief automation system includes a 'Fuel Saver' application developed as part of the company’s commitment to the Green Ship concept. 18 Oct 2010
New Kongsberg sensor factory in China
Sensors for machinery and cargo monitoring are to be produced in the Far East. 11 Jan 2010
RAN awards ship bridge simulator contract to Kongsberg
Kongsberg Maritime Simulation & Training, based in Horten, Norway, has been awarded a contract valued at more than NOK 38 million ($6.45 million) to supply the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) with ship bridge simulation systems to upgrade the Navy's training centre, located at HMAS Watson in Sydney, Australia. 29 Jan 2010
Fuel saver added to engine automation system
Kongsberg Maritime has added three new monitoring and efficiency applications to its K-Chief automation system. The fuel saver applications have been developed as part of Kongsberg Maritime's commitment to the 'Green Ship' concept. 31 Jul 2010
Norway's AISSat-1 satellite starts mission
The AISSat-1 was launched successfully from India in July. The satellite, with payload developed by Kongsberg Seatex has begun transmitting AIS messages from space to earth via Kongsberg Satellite Services' ground station at Svalbard. 23 Sep 2010
Looking forward to the future of bridge operation
Kongsberg Maritime unveiled a new focus for its offshore aft bridge workstation during SMM 2010. The K-Master platform is now available in a new, redesigned version, as a forward looking bridge, workstation, enabling skippers and crew to navigate and manoeuvre from a single seated position, with all relevant systems, such as propulsion control, chart radar and conning display, at their finger tips. 31 Dec 2010
Engine room simulator upgrade for Norwegian maritime school
Kongsberg Maritime's Simulation division has signed a contract with Bodin Maritime School for an extensive upgrade of its engine room simulator, which it is claimed will make it the most comprehensive such facility in Norway. 21 Dec 2010
First K-Chief 600 equipped ship delivered
The first ship with Kongsberg Maritime's latest K-Chief 600 automation system was recently handed over. The K-Chief 600 features integrated vessel performance system (VPS), for lower fuel consumption and emissions. 31 Jan 2011
More success for propulsion control system
Kongsberg Maritime says that it has achieved 3,000 deliveries for its AutoChief C20 machinery control system, following the latest factory acceptance test (FAT). 16 Mar 2011
System suppresses superfluous alarms
The Flagship maritime transport project has developed software that enables comprehensive suppression of audible warnings in order to avoid large cascades of alarms on the bridge and in the engine room. 11 Apr 2011
Bid for trouble-free availability
David Tinsley looks at current developments in machinery control and monitoring, starting with monitoring condition. 30 Jun 2011
More efficient rudders for DP applications
The result of an 18 month joint development project between Kongsberg Maritime and Becker Marine Systems has come to fruition, with the launch of a new support tool known as KBIMS. 26 May 2011
CCTV system aids LNG carrier surveillance
Kongsberg Maritime says that it has delivered eight high performance CCTV systems for installation on National Gas Shipping Company’s (NGSCO) entire fleet of LNG carrier ships, operating in the Middle East. 23 Aug 2011
New PSV bridge trials completed
Kongsberg Maritime says that it has successfully completed factory acceptance tests for the K-Master aft bridge systems being delivered to two PSVs built at Havyard in Leirvik, Norway, for Sartor Offshore. 08 Oct 2011
Simulator for dual-fuel d-e LNG ships
Kongsberg Maritime has released a version of its engine room simulator (ERS) based on a dual fuel diesel electric (DFDE) configuration from a modern LNG carrier, with a view to providing training for LNG engineers. 12 Dec 2011
DNV approval for engineroom simulators
Kongsberg Maritime says that a total of 14 engine room simulator models have recently received new DNV statements of compliance, in accordance with the latest revised DNV and STCW standards. 03 Jan 2012
Bridge simulator ordered by Danish Navy
The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), acting on behalf of three naval training centres in Denmark, has chosen Kongsberg Maritime to supply new bridge simulation facilities. 09 Jan 2012
New executive vice president for Kongsberg Maritime subsea division
Bjørn Jalving has been appointed as executive vice president of Kongsberg Maritime’s Subsea division and a member of the Kongsberg Maritime management group, effective 1st January 2012. 13 Jan 2012
Integrated control – the ‘whole ship’ system
Dag Pike looks at the variety of systems which combine control of several onboard systems in a fully-integrated fashion. 29 Feb 2012
Kongsberg Evotec gets into cranes
Kongsberg Evotec has established a new department specifically dedicated to developing its crane and lifting products for the offshore supply and subsea sectors. 01 Mar 2012
Kongsberg Maritime upgrades simulators
Kongsberg Maritime has been chosen to supply a set of upgraded navigation, engine room and Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) simulator hardware and software to the School of Stimulation & Senior Marine at South Tyneside College. 20 Jun 2012
Kongsberg wins offshore orders
Kongsberg Maritime has won an NOK150m (£16.25m) order to supply a range of its offshore systems for China’s CIMC Yantai Raffles and STX Offshore and Shipbuilding. 08 Jul 2013
Kongsberg Maritime to provide Dutch simulator upgrades
Kongsberg Maritime says that it has won a tender to upgrade and extend the simulation facility at Noorderpoort Eemsdollard – Energy & Maritime in Delfzil, The Netherlands. 05 Sep 2013
Multi-role accommodation ship features increased stability
A novel stabilisation system is an important feature of a newbuild accommodation vessel ordered by Edda Accommodation, writes Dag Pike. 27 Sep 2013
Two new diesel electric offshore training aids
Kongsberg Maritime has introduced two new Diesel Electric models for its Engine Room Simulator, K-Sim Engine (previously known as Neptune). 23 Oct 2013
Position and economy?
“You can’t assume much about what’s really happening to fuel consumption when a vessel is in Dynamic Position mode,” David Barton of Global Maritime tells Stevie Knight. 21 Dec 2013
Class approval for DP simulator
Kongsberg Maritime says that its K-Sim DP manoeuvring simulator, the latest and most advanced in the company’s DP training range, has received Class A Certification from DNV. 20 Dec 2013
Fire statistics are good, but flooding still an issue
Fire safety has never been better thanks to today’s ship designs and technology, but regulatory changes are on the horizon to improve flooding risks, writes Wendy Laursen. 29 Mar 2014
Kongsberg simulator for NZ institute
Kongsberg Maritime is to deliver the latest version of its Engine Room Simulator (ERS), K-Sim Engine, to a new Applied Technology Facility at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) in New Zealand. 11 Apr 2014
Kongsberg technology chosen by Asia
Kongsberg Maritime is to supply Chinese and Korean shipbuilders with its ‘Full Picture’ solution for 13 advanced newbuild offshore vessels worth a total of NOK 330m (US$53.1m). 21 Jul 2014
Kongsberg equips DBB jack-up vessel
DBB Jack-Up Services' new wind turbine service jack-up vessel has just been launched, with a full complement of Kongsberg Maritime control and automation technology on board. 30 Mar 2015
Kongsberg hydroacoustics for Norwegian polar vessel
Norwegian polar research vessel ‘Kronpins Haakon’ will feature hydroacoustic systems from Kongsberg Maritime when it begins operations in 2017. 13 May 2015
A new age of polar research
Investment in icebreaking research ships is gathering pace, prompted by the need to provide higher-performance replacements for long-serving vessels, and also by mounting strategic interest in a polar presence. David Tinsley reports. 06 Jul 2015
Approval for engine room simulators
Kongsberg Maritime has received DNV-GL certification for three of its latest engine room simulator models, designed to provide in-depth training on its K-Sim Engine simulator platform. 10 Jul 2015