Japan Commodity Exploration today announced that it has successfully completed the dynamic positioning assessment for its service operation vessel.
Online PR News – 27-August-2020 – CHUO-KU/TOKYO – Japan Commodity Exploration has developed technology that will allow its vessel to navigate safely through the seabed off the Ogasawara Islands and collect samples of minerals.
The operation was executed by the vessel’s autonomous software while under the supervision of Japan Commodity Exploration’s experienced Engineering team using artificial intelligence and motion sensors.
The autonomous operation is one of the unique features of Japan Commodity Exploration’s underwater vessel, which has been in development for the last 2 years and the hard work has now paid off.
Japan Commodity Exploration Chief Geological Officer, Mr. Bruce MacDonald commented on the assessment saying “We have looked into safety, increasing workability and reducing operational expenses, and we expect that the implementation of our autonomous underwater vessel will lead to a significant reduction in service and maintenance costs.”
“The next phase of our project is to focus on further developing functions of the autonomous navigation and control functionality. We are pleased with the results of these tests and we tested the vessel’s seakeeping behavior and position keeping in challenging environmental conditions and have given us great insight into the performance of the vessel,” added Bruce MacDonald, Chief Geological Officer of Japan Commodity Exploration.
About Us - Japan Commodity Exploration
Since Japan Commodity Exploration began operations, we have become a prominent regional resource-exploration company, focusing on rare earth metals which are in increasing demand and are essential to a wide range of products.
We continually explore new terrains, both land and sea, to identify areas with large amounts of resources which can deliver long-term supplies to various industries and manufacturing firms. It is our principal intention to generate new ventures through partnerships, seeking opportunities comprising of joint agreements for joint profit.
We believe that we are well positioned to take advantage of the increasing demand for products that require certain earth elements. Headquartered in Tokyo, we are geographically located close to rich deposits of rare earth metals.
Japan Commodity Exploration’s primary focus is on the exploration and development of the area around the Ogasawara Islands. Recently, it was found that the seabed in this location off of Japan contains millions of tons of rare earth elements and yttrium. We at Japan Commodity Exploration are poised to capitalize on these findings and significantly increase our industry presence and market share.
With our advanced technology, expert operators, effective management and efficient operations, Japan Commodity Exploration will be leading the Asian metals supply network by delivering long-term, cost-effective supplies to industries and reducing the reliance of Asian companies on those in other regions.