Within the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Sitronics KT presented autonomous navigation technologies to the Milaha Qatar transport and logistics group (Qatar Navigation QPSC) during a business visit to the company.
A delegation with the participation of Executive Vice President Anders Lund Christensen, Executive Vice President Gautam Laxminarayan Bellur and Vice President Matthew Adrian Lackhurst visited the St. Petersburg company Sitronics KT, a leading Russian manufacturer of marine intelligent systems and developer of autonomous navigation (a-Navigation ). The heads of the Qatari state holding company Milaha received an invitation to personally get acquainted with Russian technologies of autonomous navigation during negotiations at the SPIEF site with the director of the Center for the Promotion of Autonomous Navigation Technologies of MARINET RUT Alexander Pinsky.
During the visit, the heads of the Qatari company were presented with technical solutions and regulatory approaches in the field of autonomous navigation, developed in Russia, as well as the operation of a-Navigation systems in real-life conditions was demonstrated.
Information for monitoring obtained through satellite imagery. The data processed using a geographic information system using computer vision.
“Russia is a pioneer in the implementation of autonomous navigation. This year, we are completing the world’s largest pilot a-Navigation project and moving on to operating autonomous vessels as part of a national experiment approved by the government of the Russian Federation in December 2020. Moreover, we are certainly interested in the spread of our technologies in the world market “, – said Nikolay Pozhidaev, President of the Sitronics Group.
Milaha is one of the largest marine logistics companies in the Middle East and the main shareholder of Nakilat (Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd), owner of the world’s largest fleet of LNG carriers.