Kongsberg Gruppen Acquires Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine
Following European Commission approval, Kongsberg Maritime parent company Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG) has completed the acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (RRCM). Officially part of Kongsberg Maritime, RRCM will operate under the KONGSBERG brand and the Kongsberg Maritime legal entity.
KONGSBERG announced its intention to acquire RRCM, a global supplier of maritime technology and engineering products, in July 2018. With the unification of Kongsberg Maritime and RRCM, KONGSBERG is represented in 40 countries, has more than 11,000 employees and an annual turnover of more than NOK 22 billion. A fleet of more than 30,000 vessels depends on the organization’s combined expertise.
With RRCM, Kongsberg Maritime expands its global presence and customer proximity, empowering marine operations for all vessel types through cutting-edge operational technology including automation, navigation and control systems. RRCM’s expertise also strengthens KONGSBERG’s leadership in maritime digitalization, ship intelligence and enabling technologies for autonomous vessels. —Kongsberg Maritime