Kongsberg Maritime to launch new products dedicated to improving all areas of
offshore training through simulation.
Kongsberg Maritime will use the forthcoming ONS 2008 exhibition as a launch platform
for expanding its activities in the world of offshore simulation. The company will
unveil a focused strategy towards Maritime Offshore Simulation, which is dedicated
to exploring, developing and fulfilling the simulation needs of the offshore industry.
As an innovator in the world of maritime simulation, Kongsberg Maritime is a
major player in offshore simulation, delivering sophisticated training solutions
for Dynamic Positioning, Anchor Handling, Liquid Cargo Handling, Tugging, Crisis
Management and more recently Cranes, through the acquisition of world leading crane
simulator developer GlobalSim.
The Maritime Offshore Simulation portfolio will offer a coherent simulation package
to the company's existing and potential offshore simulation customers. It will also
further improve collaboration with Kongsberg Maritime customers, ensuring that simulator
development moves in the direction required by the offshore industry, whilst providing
further value by utilising core technology and knowledge across different simulator
"We place real value on collaborating with our customers. The implementation
of our Maritime Offshore Simulation strategy will enable us to concentrate solely
on the often specialised training requirements of the offshore industry," said Soren
Einar Veierland, Business Manager, Maritime Offshore, Simulation, Kongsberg Maritime.
"Feedback so far has been very positive and we’re looking forward to launching the
new focused strategy at ONS 2008, the major global offshore exhibition."