Kongsberg Maritime mum or dad firm Kongsberg Gruppen has at the moment accomplished the acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (RRCM). Officially a part of Kongsberg Maritime, RRCM will function below the KONGSBERG model and the Kongsberg Maritime authorized entity.
Kongsberg Gruppen introduced its intention to accumulate RRCM, a longtime and trusted world provider of maritime know-how and engineering merchandise, in July 2018. With the unification of Kongsberg Maritime and RRCM, KONGSBERG is represented in 40 international locations, has greater than 11,000 staff and an annual turnover of greater than NOK 22 billion. A fleet of greater than 30,000 vessels depends upon the organisation’s mixed experience.
“I’ve appeared ahead to today for a very long time. Together we at the moment are nicely positioned out there and our ambition is to steer the event of the longer term maritime trade globally in shut cooperation with clients and companions. We shall be the ocean area skilled. We have spent a long-time planning and making ready, now the work of making certain a profitable integration begins,” says Geir Haoy, CEO of KONGSBERG.
With RRCM, Kongsberg Maritime expands its world presence and buyer proximity, supporting, empowering extra sustainable, protected and safe marine operations for all vessel sorts by means of cutting-edge operational know-how together with automation, navigation and management techniques. RRCM’s experience additionally strengthens KONGSBERG’s management in maritime digitalisation, ship intelligence and enabling applied sciences for autonomous vessels.
“Our purpose is to additional develop our observe report of innovation and dedication in serving to our clients meet the evolving challenges of the maritime trade be it by means of cutting-edge autonomy and digital options or extremely dependable energy and propulsion techniques,” mentioned Bard Bjorlow, EVP Global Sales and Marketing, Kongsberg Maritime.
“I’m wanting ahead to welcoming three,600 extremely expert new colleagues. Together we’ll work for a quick and clean integration of individuals, cultures, merchandise, options and revolutionary work. Through world-class know-how, buyer focus, the facility to innovate and the willingness to alter, we’ll ship the outcomes now we have promised,” provides President of Kongsberg Maritime Egil Haugsdal.
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