Kongsberg Digital has acquired Coach Solution Photo: Kongsberg Digital
Kongsberg Digital has acquired Coach Solutions, a supplier of software solutions for vessel performance and monitoring. The new name will be Kongsberg Coach Solutions.
Coach supplies a suite of tools for vessel performance, weather routing and noon reporting, allowing customers to optimise energy consumption, helping them make large economic and environmental savings from their operations.
“The strength of Coach Solutions’ product offering is evident in their rapid growth,” said Hege Skryseth, president of Kongsberg Digital. “Their ability to deliver solutions that address the most urgent needs of their clients demonstrates the team’s insight into the customers’ pain points and level of digital maturity. Coach’s software is highly complementary to the portfolio of maritime digital solutions we offer and will be of strategic importance in our further development.”
Kongsberg Coach Solutions will be integrated in Kongsberg Digital’s Maritime Digital Solutions portfolio, offering digitalisation solutions to the maritime sector. The solutions will complement Kongsberg’s Vessel Insight data infrastructure solution and the Kognifai Maritime Ecosystem.
“Coach Solutions completes our range of maritime digital solutions to the merchant marine market,” said Vigleik Takle, senior vice president, Maritime Digital Solutions at Kongsberg. “Digital Coach Solutions’ software is simple to install and use, giving customers key tools and a foundation on which to start their digitalisation.”
The acquisition was finalised on 30th June 2020.