MTR100 '13 Kongsberg Maritime

Marine Technology Reporter
Monday, September 09, 2013
Walter Quam

Strandpromenaden 50, Horten, Norway 3183
Tel: +47 32 28 50 00
Email:     subsea@kongsberg.com
Website:     www.km.kongsberg.com
CEO/President:    Walter Quam
Vice President:    Bjørn Jalving
Number of Employees:    4,200

The Case
Kongsberg Maritime develops systems for practically all subsea applications. Its sonar, multibeam echo sounders, cameras, positioning systems and AUVs are used in survey and inspection operations worldwide. Kongsberg Maritime works closely with customers to develop technology that pushes the limits of what the subsea industry can see and do under water.

The Company

Company Mission: Maximizing performance by providing The Full Picture. Kongsberg Maritime is a global marine technology company providing innovative and reliable solutions for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore, subsea, naval and fisheries. A leader in technology advances, Kongsberg Maritime delivers systems that cover all aspects of various maritime applications: Dynamic positioning & navigation systems; Subsea survey and construction; Marine automation; Safety management; Cargo handling; Maritime simulation and training; Satellite positioning Integration of systems is a key driver to the success of Kongsberg Maritime. The company is dedicated to providing innovative and reliable solutions for all customers and stakeholders that ensure optimal operation at sea and onshore. Key markets are countries with large offshore, shipyard and energy exploration & production industries; Merchant marine; Offshore; Subsea; Marine info technology; Simulation; Process automation; Fisheries & fishery research (SIMRAD).

The Tech
Kongsberg Maritime is committed to developing new and innovative products that use the latest technology and techniques to the operational and economic benefit of its many customers. Continuous research and development keeps pace with growing markets and demand as well as changes in customer requirements. Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, is a leader in manufacturing underwater acoustic products, including: High-resolution scanning sonar (imaging & profiling); 2D multibeam sonar; Altimeters Characterized by exceptional engineering capabilities. Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd. focuses on providing customers with superior image resolution by producing quality and reliable equipment. The company supplies a worldwide customer base with products for search and recovery, marine engineering, security and surveillance, fisheries and various other underwater applications. Kongsberg Maritime offers complete mapping systems including multibeam echo sounders connected to positioning equipment, heading and motion sensing instruments, as well as sound velocity sensors. The company is also a leader in the field of underwater cameras and AUV development, counting several navies and the world’s leading survey companies as customers of its REMUS and HUGIN AUV. HUGIN,a key technology development area since 1990, is used for a variety of civilian and military applications.

  (As published in the July/August 2013 edition of Marine Technologies - www.seadiscovery.com)

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