Information Management System, K-IMS

The KONGSBERG Information Management System (K-IMS) is a is a suite of specialized applications build on Kognifai. K-IMS is designed to enable continuous access to data both onboard and onshore through an interactive web based solution and to provide an efficient information flow. Applications, dashboards and tailormade fleet and process automated viewing tools can hence be added to the K-IMS solution in each owner’s or third-party data replication and advisor cloud environment.

The solution solves the increasing challenge that each sub-supplier needs his own data and communication infrastructure. The system unites all data logging and communication into a single, secure and maintainable solution. It gives the fleet owner control of the information flow and security. A common solution for all roles in owner and 3rd party supplier organization enables collaboration and improved decision processes.

Customer benefits

K-IMS provides a complete and up-to-date information portal for better traceability and quality of communications between offshore and onshore organizations:

  • Improve decision making and support
  • Reduce need for service personnel onboard vessels
  • Improve troubleshooting
  • Improved safety through visualization and supervision


K-IMS infrastructure includes system components such as portal, data logging, secure network, malware protection, replication, security and integration by standard protocols such as OPC and web services:

  • Unites all data logging and communication into a single, secure and maintainable solution
  • Proven and flexible offshore to onshore replication. Supports low band with high latency satellite connections
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) enables an information highway for applications across control systems, third party systems and business systems
  • The portal is based on rich internet application technology. It can be accessed using a standard web browser, and provides an intuitive user interface

Global System Tools

K-IMS Global system tools include dashboards, alarm statistics, trend and reports.

  • Dashboards:
    • Allows users to create specific views for on-line visualization, or scenario playback
  • Alarm statistics:
    • Data analysis client for viewing alarms and event data
  • Trend:
    • Combined analysis of alarm and event and time series data
  • Reports:
    • Create, display, and export reports within the Portal

Services & aftermarket support

Our support teams, located worldwide, are committed to helping you manage the vital balance between operational availability and cost. Wherever your vessel is located, our support is close at hand.

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.

  • Training

    Ensure that your crew is properly and thoroughly trained. This will reduce operational risk, downtime and maximise return on asset investment.


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