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April 09, 2014

The idea that changed everything

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When oil was discovered in the North Sea in the 1970s tankers had to anchor to load the oil from the platforms. This anchoring process was costly, time-consuming and hazardous. At that time, KONGSBERG had already developed a system for dynamic positioning, primarily used by diving vessels. However, we were quick to realise the potential found in adapting the DP system to tankers in the North Sea.

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