KONGSBERG is an international, knowledge-based corporation with operations in more than 25 countries. At December 31, 2012, the company employed 7,259 employees, including 741 in North America. KONGSBERG supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers engaged in the oil and gas industry, the merchant marine and defence and aerospace industries. In 2012, KONGSBERG generated annual revenues of MNOK 15,652 (approx. CAD $2.87B). KONGSBERG is a publicly traded company, registered on the OSLO Stock Exchange as KOG.
KONGSBERG MARITIME SIMULATION, a member of the KONGSBERG Group, is a leading supplier of advanced maritime simulators to both commercial and defence training markets, worldwide. The company provides proven solutions for a full range of operations, including: bridge; engine room; liquid cargo handling; thermal power plant; GMDSS; vessel traffic; crane; offshore; and e-learning simulation. Specialized training functionality, including weapons directing, fast craft simulation and SWARM training systems, have recently been developed for maritime armed services market applications.
Even though several countries have recently cut their defense spending, KONGSBERG is seeing increased demand for several of our solutions as these fulfill specific needs. KONGSBERG is well positioned in this market with a cost efficient and modern product portfolio, strong market relations and good reference clients.