Nautisk and Kongsberg Digital announce digital navigation partnership

Oslo, 9 July 2018: Norwegian digital navigation specialists Nautisk have announced a partnership that will make its products available via Kongsberg Digital’s Kognifai platform.

Kongsberg Digital, part of the Norwegian Kongsberg Group of companies, will be able to offer Nautisk’s wide range of digital navigation and bridge management products to members of their existing Kognifai community as part of their end-to-end digital service.

Espen Martinsen, Commercial Director at Nautisk, said: “We see a great upside by partnering with Kongsberg and joining the Kognifai community to make Nautisk’s solutions part of this platform.

“What Kongsberg is doing with its Kognifai platform is exciting for the entire industry and we strongly believe that utilising big data will be of increasing importance for the shipping industry going forward.”

Vigleik Takle, Vice President and Commercial Manager at Kongsberg Digital, added: “Nautisk’s applications for voyage planning and digital publications are a great addition to the Kognifai ecosystem. They solve some of the key needs we see in the market, and we are thrilled to offer our customers world-leading solutions within these application areas.”

Kongsberg Digital provides next-generation software and digital solutions to the maritime, oil and gas, and renewables and utilities markets through Kognifai, its digital network platform. The platform encourages knowledge sharing and collaboration across a wide range of digital maritime tools. It will now feature core Nautisk products such as NaviPlanner digital route planning software, NaviTab document library and secure ECDIS chart updating tool NaviUpdate.

Nautisk’s products and services will be available through Kognifai from August.

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CAPTION: Espen Martinsen (left) of Nautisk with Vigleik Takle of Kongsberg Digital