Worldwide there are approximately 3,000 merchant ports and the work of the Harbour Master can vary widely from country to country and from port to port even within the same country.
Kongsberg Norcontrol provides integrated VTS systems, Local Port Service systems and Port security systems.
Kongsberg Norcontrol delivers, develops and manufactures information systems for maritime domain awareness. Building on more than 40 years of experience as an expert on situational awareness, we have delivered over 250 maritime surveillance systems worldwide. We take pride in having our focus set on our customers and will go above and beyond to deliver on time; always.
C-Scope is Kongsberg Norcontrol’s 7th generation situational awareness solution, which covers our customers’ needs within safety, security and efficiency in the maritime domain. C-Scope provides ultimate situational awareness for operations and strategic planning for ports authorities, coastal administrations, offshore operators, inland waterways authorities and military organizations.
Kongsberg Norcontrol; shaping the future of maritime domain awareness.
Captain Allan Gray our former President, now at the Port of Halifax, was in Rotterdam recently for the World Hydrogen Summit and the Smart Digital Ports Conference in mid-May.
While there he managed to meet IHMA Project Officer, Captain Ben van Scherpenzeel, to exchange pleasantries and to discuss the standardization of terms and so forth and other port-related matters of mutual interest.
Allan sends good wishes to all at IHMA, trusting that we are safe and well and regrets that, sadly, he will not be able to meet us at the IHMA Congress in Kuala Lumpur next month.
Zero emission ferries and vessels are one step closer to being a reality, as Maritime Minister Robert Courts on 24 May confirmed £12 million funding to accelerate the research and development of zero emission maritime technologies.
Now in its second round, the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC*) was born out of the Prime Minister’s 10-point plan to tackle carbon emissions. The latest funding cements the UK’s position as world leaders in clean maritime technologies and supports the creation of thousands of skilled jobs across the UK.
The CMDC is one of the first initiatives from UK SHORE, a new unit launched to make the maritime sector greener. Dedicated to creating a world free from shipping emissions, UK SHORE will work with industry to tackle numerous shipping emission challenges.