Press release -
Kongsberg Maritime and Solstad Offshore to collaborate on decarbonisation technologies
Norway, 02 November 2023 - Kongsberg Maritime and Solstad Offshore have entered into a collaboration agreement to identify and trial decarbonisation technologies across Solstad’s fleet.
The companies will work together to identify and utilise Kongsberg Maritime products and services to increase fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions on Solstad vessels. The agreement will also investigate the use of other new, digital technologies to drive operational efficiency.
The Solstad fleet comprises about 40 modern ships operating worldwide, and all ships have equipment from Kongsberg Maritime onboard. The company is one of the largest offshore shipping companies in the World.
“Kongsberg Maritime are excited to continue our historic collaboration with Solstad Offshore,” said James Poulton, SVP Aftermarket Sale Kongsberg Maritime. “Close partnerships are key to developing the next generation of integrated technologies so that we together can support the goal of decarbonisation within the maritime industry.”
Sustainability Director Tor Inge Dale of Solstad emphasized, "Collaboration is the cornerstone of the ongoing energy transformation process. Kongsberg and Solstad share a rich history of partnering to advance and enhance technology, and this partnership will now extend to our collective efforts in decarbonization."
Image 1: Solstad's "Normand Maximus"
Image 2: From left: Geir Nygjerde (Kongsberg Maritime), Tor Inge Dale (Solstad), Jan Viste (Solstad), Sigurd Johannessen (Solstad), Tommy Myrene (Kongsberg Maritime) and Kjetil Vatland Olsen (Solstad)
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About Kongsberg Maritime
Kongsberg Maritime is a global marine technology company providing innovative and reliable ‘Full Picture’ technology solutions for all marine industry sectors. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, Kongsberg Maritime has manufacturing, sales, and service facilities in 34 countries.
Kongsberg Maritime solutions cover all aspects of marine automation, safety, manoeuvring, navigation, and dynamic positioning as well as energy management, deck handling and propulsion systems, and ship design services.