KONGSBERG, Norway – Kongsberg Maritime AS has acquired the remaining 90% of the shares of Germany-based underwater chemical sensors specialist Contros Systems & Solutions GmbH.
At the end of 2013, Kongsberg Maritime and Contros entered a cooperation agreement enabling a smart integration of modular sensor packages into Kongsberg Maritime solutions for subsea monitoring. As part of this agreement, Kongsberg Maritime took a 10% shareholding in Contros.
Contros will be part of the Subsea Monitoring business unit of Kongsberg Maritime’s Subsea Division. The focus of the business unit is the development, engineering, and realization of modular, scalable, and networked subsea monitoring systems for existing and emerging markets.