An-Magritt Ryste, Program Manager Autonomy, Kongsberg Maritime
An-Magritt Tinlund Ryste is Program Manager for Kongsberg Maritime’s strategic area maritime autonomous surface ships (MASS). The program covers development of technology and products for automated and unmanned vessels and shore control centers. The goal is to enable safe and sustainable solutions through technology, with Yara Birkeland as the world’s first unmanned vessel.
An-Magritt holds a Master of Science in Marine Technology from Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet, NTNU. She started in Kongsberg Maritime as a maritim trainee, a two-year trainee program hosted by the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association. After the trainee period, An-Magritt worked with Kongsberg Maritime’s global offshore projects and continued as department manager of the drilling automation team. An-Magritt then turned towards innovation and research projects as project manager within the technology division in Kongsberg Maritime before taking on the current role as program manager for autonomy.
The development of maritime autonomous surface ships sits at the heart of pioneering technology building on Norway’s proud history as a strong maritime nation, in close collaboration with legislative bodies and political will.