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Cosco Shipping, Dongfeng and China Mobile jointly promote 5G ports

The first customised platform port jointly developed by Cosco Shipping Ports, Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle and China Mobile (Shanghai) Information Communication Technology for driverless container trucks has passed a trial run for actual production and operation at the port of Xiamen.

The three parties jointly held a 5G+ Driverless-enabled Smart Ports online conference, witnessing the on-site operation of driverless container trucks for ports, marking the entering of implementation stage of the 5G smart port in Xiamen Ocean Gate Terminal from the experimental stage.

Cosco Shipping Ports, Cosco Shipping Technology and China Mobile (Shanghai) Information Communication Technology jointly issued the Implementation Plan And Roadmap For 5G Smart Ports, which sets out the definition and vision of 5G smart port construction, stipulates the general structure of the smart port, as well as implementing typical applications of 5G smart ports in stages.

According to the plan, by 2025, coastal container hub ports aim to initially establish an intelligent system with comprehensive perception, interconnection, and port-vehicle collaboration, to build word-class ports.

Meanwhile, Cosco Shipping Ports, Cosco Shipping Technology, Xiamen Ocean Gate Container Terminal, China Mobile (Shanghai) Information Communication Technology, China Mobile Xiamen Branch, Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle, Huawei Technologies, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries and Shenzhen Yuanrong Qixing Technology jointly released the "White Paper on All Business Scenarios of the 5G Smart Ports Implementation", referring to the current situation of Xiamen Ocean Gate Terminal.

Cosco Shipping Ports, Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle and China Mobile (Shanghai) Information Communication Technology also issued the joint enterprise standard of Performance And Test Methods For Driverless Truck For Containers In The Ports, which is the first standard of performance and test methods for driverless truck for containers in the ports.

In addition, these three parties signed a letter of intent for extending application at 5G+ smart port, expanding “smart+” to enable the transformation and upgrading of the manufacturing industry, which could further promote the integration of 5G technology and the construction of smart ports.

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