Blue Ctrl AS is a software company developing and delivering marine automation systems. Blue Ctrl, located in Ålesund, Norway, has around 20 employees. Blue Ctrl’s main business strategy is centred around marine automation products and has extended sales and engineering force through partners. Blue Ctrl’s automation products are based on the future-oriented automation platform X-CONNECT®, developed by Blue Ctrl. The tools in X-CONNECT® platform make it easy and efficient for partners to configure and automatically update / implement automation systems on board vessels.

New technologies can radically improve the efficiency of how a ship is operated, such as BLUE BOX. The future is about embracing these possibilities, developing products for safer and more efficient operations. This is at the core of product and system development in Blue Ctrl.
With our effort on offering products and systems that utilize digital possibilities, we can offer ship intelligence that make business smarter, safer and greener.

Ulstein Group and SCHOTTEL Group own 50 per cent of the shares each in Blue Ctrl AS.

About Blue CTRL and becoming a partner for our X-CONNECT® maritime automation platform.


Get exclusive access to our X-CONNECT® Tool Suite and knowledge base for free. With a short introduction course from our team, you can set up a state-of-the-art automation system from scratch. Why program it if you can configure it?

Blue CTRL mimic illustration of Integrated Automation System and Power Management System


In Blue Ctrl we have combined our core knowledge from the maritime automation industry with vessel operators and a design company. Together, Blue Ctrl have developed tomorrow’s automation platform called X-CONNECT®. All our products are built on X-CONNECT®.

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