Marine automation system, K-Chief
With decades of experience delivering automation systems for merchant marine and offshore vessels, KONGSBERG provides solutions that contribute to efficient and safe operations. Experience next-level efficiency with our latest K-Chief technology, building on the success of K-Chief 600 and K-Chief 700
Our K-Chief solution is the ultimate choice for shipowners and operators seeking seamless integration and enhanced operational safety when using multiple KONGSBERG systems. Our cutting-edge, redundant bus network maximises system reliability, while interchangeable operator stations and shared spare parts minimise crew training and maintenance. We offer single-point accountability and broad service network to ensure smooth sub-system synergy, lower service attendance, and minimise costs. K-Chief is an all-in-one solution combining innovation, safety, and efficiency.
The most uniform, seamless and efficient solution in the market
- Shared technology
- Common hardware components
- Reduced need for on-board spareparts
- Time-efficient commissioning and sea trial/ testing
- Online update of software»
- One point of contact/ service engineer for the intire installation
Ease of operations
- Common point of operation
- Reduced training need
- Simplified maintanence
- Remote support available
K-Chief is a popular and proven automation platform, and this latest version combines the strengths of our existing platforms to provide shipowners and operators with a better technical and operational solution, and improved integration when they’re selecting more than one system from KONGSBERG. It provides the basis for one common platform on board the ship to integrate the KONGSBERG equipment. For the crew, this simplifies operations making their job more efficient, easier and safer. Erik Korssjøen, Product Director Vessel Control Systems, Kongsberg Maritime
Services and support
24/7 Technical support
Our 24/7 technical support team is there to help at any time, day or night, wherever your vessel is.
Conversions, retrofit and refit
We understand the importance of having the right parts, available in the right place, at the right time.
Ensure that your crew is properly and thoroughly trained. This will reduce operational risk, downtime and maximise return on asset investment.
KONGSBERG launches unified and simplified K-Chief
Kongsberg Maritime has today unveiled its new K-Chief marine automation system, offering ship owners more efficient operations from a single platform to integrate all KONGSBERG equipment on board.