COSCO Shipping Technology joins One Sea autonomous shipping group

COSCO Shipping Technology has become the latest company to join the One Sea autonomous shipping association, the first member from China.

COSCO Shipping Technology is a subsidiary of COSCO Shipping Group and is the sixth company to join One Sea in 2023.

The firm has significant existing experience in the development of autonomous shipping technologies, including the creation of a behaviour perception system which aims to reduce navigational errors and a situational awareness system that is expected to be deployed on 10 vessels by the end of this year.

“At COSCO Shipping Technology, our mission is to push the boundaries of maritime technology and develop solutions that have the power to enhance safety, sustainability and efficiency,” said COSCO Shipping Technology Head of AI Applications, Liu Jun.

“At a time when autonomous shipping technology continues to develop at pace, international collaboration is essential, and One Sea provides an established platform for stakeholders to come together to address industry challenges and contribute to the development of international regulations for Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS).”

“We are very pleased to be part of the One Sea Association and look forward to working with One Sea and its members.”

One Sea’s membership features companies including ABB, Avikus, Cargotec, Finnpilot Pilotage, Fintraffic, ELTA, Groke Technologies, Haltian, Kongsberg, MAHI, Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI), Orca AI and Tietoevry.

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