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Advanced Navigation Research Simulator for Singapore’s Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety

Kongsberg Digital Singapore

Kongsberg Digital has signed a contract to deliver an Advanced Navigation Research Simulator (ANRS) to the newly established Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety (CEMS) in Singapore. Set up as a joint venture between the Singapore Maritime Institute and Singapore Polytechnic with the intention of creating a world-class assessment and research facility, CEMS is one of several centers in Asia

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EM 2040 MKII Multibeam Echosounder Updated

EM 2040 MKII Kongsberg update

Kongsberg Maritime has released two new state-of-the-art features on its EM 2040 MKII multibeam echosounder. The first enables the use of dual high frequencies to survey wide swaths of the seabed at much higher resolutions than before, while the second facilitates simultaneous collection of backscatter data using multiple frequencies.  The EM 2040 MKII is a broadband multibeam echosounder system that

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HII to Acquire Hydroid

Hydroid

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has entered into an agreement to acquire Hydroid Inc., a provider of advanced marine robotics to the defense and maritime markets and a U.S.-based indirect subsidiary wholly owned by Kongsberg Maritime. In conjunction with the transaction, HII and Kongsberg Maritime are also establishing a strategic alliance to jointly market naval and maritime products and services to the

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Kongsberg, DNV GL Agree on Digital Cooperation

Kongsberg DNV GL digital cooperation

Kongsberg and DNV GL have signed an agreement to enable customers of Kongsberg’s Vessel Insight data infrastructure solution to share their data for use in DNV GL’s digital class and assurance services. Kongsberg and DNV GL are looking to reduce the time, cost and complexity associated with class and assurance services for the maritime sector by cooperating on new digital

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Autonomous Electric Container Ship Will Haul Fertilizer Products by Sea in Norway

The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel is one step closer to launch, as YARA signs a deal with VARD worth approximately NOK 250 million to build the vessel. VARD will deliver the Yara Birkeland vessel for launch in early 2020, and the vessel will gradually move from manned operation to fully autonomous operation by 2022. In May 2017,

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GeoHab Brings Together Geological and Biological Mapping Experts

GeoHab (Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping) is an international association of marine scientists studying biophysical (i.e. geologic and oceanographic) indicators of benthic habitats and ecosystems as proxies for biological communities and species diversity. The GeoHab 2018 annual conference will be held in Santa Barbara, California at the Fess Parker Resort from Monday May 7 to Friday May 11, 2018. The annual conference brings geologists, biologists,

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