Automatic ferry enters regular service following world-first crossing with passengers onboard
Kongsberg Maritime are proud to announce the world’s first adaptive ferry transit conducted during normal service. This landmark event, which took place on a vessel fully loaded with passengers and vehicles and demonstrated fully automatic control from dock to dock, was made possible by close collaboration between shipping company Bastø Fosen, KONGSBERG and the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA)
Kongsberg Digital: KONGSBERG Signs Contracts for Development of LNG Cruise Ferry Simulator to Meet New STCW Requirements
Kongsberg Digital, the new KONGSBERG software and maritime simulation technology division, has signed contracts with Sweden’s Chalmers University of Technology, Kalmar Maritime Academy and Linnaeus University that include development of a state-of-the-art LNG (Dual Fuel) Cruise Ferry simulator model for the K-Sim Engine simulator platform.
Marlink: Boost for Stena Line Passenger Connectivity Experience
Stena Line’s ferry passengers are set to experience new levels of communication services following a significant upgrade to the VSAT connectivity on board. Marlink has more than trebled the bandwidth in Stena Line’s fleet-wide Closed User Group (CUG) service and integrated GSM 3/4G services for connectivity during voyages in addition to in-port Internet Wi-Fi networks.