Category: Manufacturer News

KONGSBERG AND SCHNEIDER TAG TEAM

September 16, 2016 5:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Kongsberg Maritime and Schneider Electric have formed a partnership to integrate power solutions with vessel automation and specialised operations. They have collaborated on redesigning aspects of ship systems to improve productivity and operational flexibility. It incorporates energy management applications for multiple vessel types, including: container ships, LNG carriers, offshore maintenance support vessels, shuttle tankers, windfarm support vessels and passenger ships. Read the rest of this entry »

NEW DP SYSTEM LAUNCHED

September 12, 2016 5:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As the sophistication and complexity of dynamic positioning (DP) systems have evolved, it has led to the risk that DP operators may become preoccupied with managing the computer rather than managing the primary task of controlling the ship. In response to this potential risk, GE has revolutionised the operator interface of its SeaStream DP system to (according to the company) ensure that operators can rapidly familiarise themselves with the system, putting the control of the ship back in the hand of mariners. Read the rest of this entry »

SONARDYNE ACOUSTIC POSITIONING TRAINING

September 6, 2016 8:09 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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Sonardyne delivers acoustic positioning simulator to Brazilian DPO training school. Equipment that simulates acoustic positioning operations on dynamically positioned (DP) rigs and ships, has been supplied by Sonardyne Brasil Ltda. to vessel control and automation company, GE Power Conversion for their new training school in Macaé. Read the rest of this entry »

KONGSBERG WRESTLES THE MARKET

August 26, 2016 5:51 am Published by Leave your thoughts

According to news reports, Kongsberg Maritime is set to cut another 100 jobs, due to company’s reduced activities in offshore sectors and low number of new orders. The company will following the social agreements in the employment contracts. Most of the job cuts will be from the Kongsberg facilities, although other locations will be covered too. Read the rest of this entry »

ARI SIMULATION EXTENDS REACH

August 19, 2016 5:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

ARI Simulation is a global provider of simulation solutions across a broad range of industries, including marine, offshore, defence, naval, E&P and construction. It offers a range of simulator products for offshore drilling rigs, cranes, vessel handling, dynamic positioning systems, anchor handling, subsea support, ROVs and more. Shravan Rewari, Managing Director, ARI Simulation, talks about the company’s plans. Read the rest of this entry »

KONGSBERG TALKS ABOUT FUTURE OF TRAINING

July 19, 2016 8:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Kongsberg Maritime Ltd, the UK subsidiary of global marine technology company Kongsberg Maritime, welcomed customers to its Aberdeen training centre on Thursday 30th June for a seminar on the future of Dynamic Positioning Operator (DPO) Training and Certification. Delegates from operators including Helix, V-Ships and Technip attended the seminar to find out more about the new KONGSBERG Training and Certification Scheme for DP Operators, which is certified by DNV GL and recognised by the industry. Read the rest of this entry »