Tag: <span>Kongsberg Maritime</span>

World’s first full scale hydrogen-based propulsion system launches
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World’s first full scale hydrogen-based propulsion system launches

Kongsberg Maritime has celebrated a world first by testing and verifying a full-scale, full-size, zero-emissions drivetrain powered by hydrogen fuel cells designed for ships and ferries. The project demonstrates that the technology is now mature for using hydrogen (H2) as an energy carrier. The program is the third and final part of the EU funded project...

Kongsberg Maritime teams up with Norsepower to offer wind power to shipowners
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Kongsberg Maritime teams up with Norsepower to offer wind power to shipowners

Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Norsepower to add wind propulsion to KM’s integrated power and propulsion systems. Under the MoU, shipowners and shipyards will be able to choose between fully integrated systems, or solutions incorporating stand-alone products. By teaming up with Norsepower, KM adds wind propulsion to its portfolio...

Seaworks and Kongsberg to deliver low emission bulk carrier
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Seaworks and Kongsberg to deliver low emission bulk carrier

Norwegian short sea shipping company Seaworks and Kongsberg Maritime (KM) are working on a new project to design and deliver a bulk carrier capable of running on either zero CO2 emission liquefied biogas (LBG) or conventional liquefied natural gas (LNG). KM will deliver the comprehensive, integrated equipment and systems package. The design of the vessel...

Höegh signs up four more vessels to Kongsberg and MAN ES digital package
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Höegh signs up four more vessels to Kongsberg and MAN ES digital package

Kongsberg Maritime and MAN Energy Solutions are to deliver a digital package combining the Vessel Insight and PrimeServ Assist applications to four further vessels in Höegh Autoliners’ Horizon class fleet.  Following the signing of a digitalisation partnership between Kongsberg Digital and MAN Energy Solutions in May 2020, the combined infrastructure was initially trialled by Höegh...

Hurtigruten upgrades vessels with Kongsberg equipment packages
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Hurtigruten upgrades vessels with Kongsberg equipment packages

Norwegian shipping line Hurtigruten has signed a contract with Kongsberg Maritime (KM) to upgrade three Norwegian Coastal Express passenger vessels with comprehensive equipment packages for hybrid operation. The upgrade is expected to cut CO2 emissions from the vessels, which operate along the coast of Norway, by at least 25 per cent. KM will collaborate closely...

Kongsberg to supply energy, propulsion, and monitoring package for training vessel
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Kongsberg to supply energy, propulsion, and monitoring package for training vessel

Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has confirmed it will supply an extensive equipment and simulation package for the maritime training vessel Gann, helping both to reduce the vessel’s emissions and enhance the education offered on board. The contract, worth 41.2 MNOK, is part of an extensive refit and will include KONGSBERG’s SAVe Energy battery system and hybrid shaft...

Kongsberg slashes costs of drilling operations by 25 per cent
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Kongsberg slashes costs of drilling operations by 25 per cent

A collaborative, green solution developed between Kongsberg Maritime, COSL Drilling Europe AS and drilling equipment provider NOV is poised to generate major environmental and financial savings in offshore drilling operations. COSL’s ambitious ‘Energy Control’ project has been launched as a means of simultaneously slashing greenhouse gas emissions and substantially lowering fuel and maintenance overheads on...

OIM Wind to install KONGBERG Wind Turbine Installation Unit
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OIM Wind to install KONGBERG Wind Turbine Installation Unit

Norway-based company OIM Wind will install a next-generation Wind Turbine Installation Unit (WTIU) by Kongsberg Maritime (KM) that will reduce energy consumption by up to 30 per cent. The installation is destined to be among the largest of its type. A Letter of Intent was signed between Chinese shipbuilder Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore and KM...

Kongsberg signs antifouling agreement with Sonihull
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Kongsberg signs antifouling agreement with Sonihull

Coventry-based Sonihull, the developer of environmentally friendly antifouling systems, has signed an agreement with Kongsberg Maritime to be its sole-supplier of ultrasonic anti-fouling systems. The agreement covers every application in the Kongsberg Maritime’s range of Kamewa waterjets. “This agreement is a significant achievement in the current climate,” said Darren A. Rowlands, CEO of Sonihull. “Kongsberg...

Kongsberg to deliver high-efficiency propulsion systems for RoPax vessels
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Kongsberg to deliver high-efficiency propulsion systems for RoPax vessels

Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Weihai) to deliver a propulsion and manoeuvring system for two 230m roll-on, roll-off passenger (RoPax) vessels for Finnlines. The vessels are under construction at Weihai and expected to be delivered for deployment in the Baltic Sea by 2023. The ships will each have capacity...

Kongsberg Maritime to design and equip krill vessel for Rimfrost
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Kongsberg Maritime to design and equip krill vessel for Rimfrost

Kongsberg Maritime has been contracted to design and equip a highly innovative vessel for the Norwegian krill processing firm Rimfrost. The ship is to be built by Westcon, who will complete the vessel at their facility in Norway after initial construction at the Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. It is expected that the 120m ship will...