Construction of the ship will start in H 2020 and delivery is scheduled in June 2021.
The company will test the ship, to be named ZHI FEI, for short sea operations following the delivery and it also has plans to build 500 TEU and 800 TEU ships in the future.
The ship is jointly developed by Navigation Brilliance, China Waterborne Transport Research Institute, and Dalian Maritime University.
Earlier this year, Navigation Brilliance launched a small trial autonomous ship, ZHI TENG, to provide a test platform for its autonomous navigation technology. Source: splash247.com
- Earlier this month, JIN DOU YUN O HAO, China’s first autonomous ship developed by Zhuhai-based ship technology firm Yunzhou Tech, completed its trial sailing from Dong’ao Island, off Zhuhai, to Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge.