Kongsberg Maritime Embient last week received the 2014 Compass International Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of marine science and technology from the Marine Technology Society (MTS). The German subsea technology specialist and systems integrator, which is wholly owned by Kongsberg Maritime, a leading maritime, offshore and subsea technology developer, was given the award at the OCEANS 2014 exhibition in Canada on 16th September 2014.
Embient was established in 2010 with focus on technology sourcing and integration of subsea technologies into complete packages and solutions. Over the last four years the company has developed a strong in-house competence within underwater inspection and monitoring, as well as on subsea leak detection. Acquired by Kongsberg Maritime in December 2013, Embient is located close to Hamburg.