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DPS i2 / DPS i4 receives OSJ Dynamic Positioning award

DPS i-series award
Kongsberg Maritime has won the much sought after Offshore Support Journal Dynamic Positioning Award for its work on the new integrated Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) positioning solution, DPS i2 and DPS i4.

“As ever, competition was incredibly tough, with technical innovations that benefit the safety and effectiveness of DP operations from several key players under consideration for the 2018 award,”
said OSJ conference chairman and Riviera Maritime Media’s head of content, Edwin Lampert. “We put the shortlisted companies in each category to a public online vote and the result in this category tells us that the potential operational advantages enabled by the tight technology integration, scalability and flexibility of KONGSBERG’s DPS i2 & i4 solution resonated with the industry, making it a worthy winner of this year’s award.”

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Safe Autonomous Maritime Operations

It is essential for the maritime community to navigate safely in close proximity of other stationary or moving vessels and objects. The Hull to Hull (H2H) project, with the help of the European Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), EGNOS and Galileo, will address this need, helping mariners in taking correct navigation decisions, and creating the fundamental condition for autonomous vessels.

KONGSBERG Satellite AIS boost tracking of ships

AIS-SAT Picture
According to an article from ESA, advanced Satellite-AIS payloads launched aboard Norwegian satellites last year have boosted the number of ships tracked by up to 70% and ship positions received by a factor of three.
The receivers onboard the NorSat-1 and NorSat-2 are delivered by KONGSBERG.

Read the full story on ESA pages

Rijkswaterstaat KONGSBERG DGNSS solution in operation

Dutch waters
In 2016 'Rijkswaterstaat Verkeer en Watermanagement' awarded KONGSBERG and Teledyne RESON the contract for Dutch IALA DGNSS reference station infrastructure replacement and extension.

KONGSBERG has supplied the hardware for the DGNSS reference station and Teledyne RESON has installed the hardware at the different sites and is responsible for system service and maintenance for the duration of the contract.

The KONGSBERG solution integrates proven Kongsberg Seatex technologies to deliver high accuracy and reliability, supporting the safety of navigation along the Dutch coastline and inland waterways. The core components of each of the three systems are: Kongsberg DRS 500 DGNSS reference station, MSK 500 modulator and Kongsberg IMS 500 DGNSS monitor station.

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