Setting up in the Canary Islands Ports guarantees growth
The Norwegian company Kongsberg Maritime, world leader in automation systems, digitalization and autonomy of ships, has set up a base in the port of Las Palmas, strengthening the port´s reputation in the naval repair sector.
Kongsberg Maritime is currently developing technology for hybrid and electric ships as well as researching into systems for autonomous and intelligent vessels.
The company is undoubtedly committed to growth, and thanks to the Islands strategic location between America, Africa and Europe, and generous tax breaks, it can reach its goals. A skilled workforce and a unique business climate, protected by the European legal framework, are just a few of the additional advantages company’s can find in the Canary Islands.
Nils-Reidar Valle, the company’s Vice President, views this decision as a positive and advantageous change for the company, and is convinced the Canary Islands can help them grow internationally .
The security of operating in the Canary Islands means that there are not surprises when it comes to regulations and policies”
Nils-Reidar Olsvik Valle
Vice President Customer & Sales Kongsberg Maritime.