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Kongsberg Maritime: YARA selects Norwegian shipbuilder VARD for zero-emission vessel Yara Birkeland

Kongsberg Maritime: YARA selects Norwegian shipbuilder VARD for zero-emission vessel Yara Birkeland

Press Releases   •   Aug 15, 2018 17:01 BST

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

Kongsberg Maritime: New Norwegian Autonomous Shipping Test-Bed Opens

Kongsberg Maritime: New Norwegian Autonomous Shipping Test-Bed Opens

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2017 10:00 GMT

An official autonomous shipping test-bed was opened in Horten yesterday (6 December), on the coast of Norway. Established to support the growth in development of new solutions for autonomous maritime operations, the new area is open to both Norwegian and international organisations, and is designed to be a convenient, safe, non-congested space to trial new technology and vessels.

Kongsberg Maritime: K-MATE Autonomy Controller Technology Put to Test for Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

Kongsberg Maritime: K-MATE Autonomy Controller Technology Put to Test for Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2017 14:00 GMT

Supported by KONGSBERG experts and technology, the GEBCO-NF Alumni Team, one of 19 semi-finalist teams competing in the $7 Million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition, has completed Technology Readiness Tests of its unique Unmanned Surface Vessel / Autonomous Underwater Vessel concept and associated combination of communications hardware and software to process and transmit data remotely.

Kongsberg Maritime: Final design of “Yara Birkeland” revealed – model commences testing at SINTEF Ocean

Kongsberg Maritime: Final design of “Yara Birkeland” revealed – model commences testing at SINTEF Ocean

Press Releases   •   Sep 29, 2017 10:20 BST

A six meter long, 2.4 tons model of the final design of the autonomous and fully electric container vessel “Yara Birkeland” was revealed as testing commenced at SINTEF Ocean’s 80 metre test tank facility in Trondheim yesterday, September 28th 2017.

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Yara Birkeland model testing commenced at SINTEF Ocean’s 80 metre test tank facility in Trondheim yesterday (September 28th 2017)

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