Design conversions and upgrades

If you are interested in making your vessels more attractive for a charterer, or a potential purchaser, using them in a more profitable market segment, or to reduce its operating costs, KONGSBERG can help you in the conceptualisation and realisation of conversion, upgrades and retrofits of your existing tonnage.

Our designers and engineers can convert any vessel into a new life in a new segment – to secure the shipowner a ‘new’ vessel with a short delivery time.
  • Our Ship Design team is capable to support life-extension, conversions and upgrades for all vessel types and designs.
  • Before major investments are initiated we can support you with feasibility studies, Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and analysis to identify the best solutions.
  • We cover the complete range of Naval Architecture, hydrodynamics & stability and engineering services, and have vast experience from all vessel segments.

Conversion and upgrades​

  • Structural
  • Machinery
  • Electrical
  • Safety
  • Accommodation
  • Stability
  • Deck Arrangement
  • Inspections
Design Conversion and upgrades​

What we offer

  • Optimize performance

    Optimize performance

  • Reduce emissions

    Reduce emissions

  • Enter into new operations

    Enter into new operations

  • Increase capacity

    Increase capacity

  • Up-grade


  • Safety


Customer success stories​

We understand that in a rapidly changing maritime landscape, adaptation is key to efficiency, longevity, and sustainability. Here we present a sample of compelling case studies, each a testament to our commitment to technological advancement and client satisfaction. ​

​From transforming a conventional vessel into a state-of-the-art hybrid ship to enhancing a luxury cruise liner with cutting-edge technology, these diverse projects perfectly encapsulate our innovative approach, technical prowess, and understanding of our clients' unique needs.​

​Each case study shines a spotlight on our ability to breathe new life into existing ships, ensuring they not only meet but exceed the demands of modern marine transportation and regulations.

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