Friday, January 22, 2021
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Is Blockchain’s Role in Supply Chain Logistics Overhyped?

By Johnny Walker (Holo Sail Holdings) – After years of discussions on the need of data sharing and autonomous digital processing of data into actions, we are still searching for...

January 22, 2021
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Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Shipping Heavyweights Join TradeLens Platform as ‘Foundation Carriers’

Two of the world’s leading global container carriers MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and CMA CGM are now fully plugged in to the TradeLens blockchain-based platform. The TradeLens platform was jointly...

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 40

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
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Maritime News

Port of Los Angeles Joins Blockchain Shipping Platform Tradelens

The Port of Los Angeles, North America’s top port for containerized cargo, has announced an agreement to join the blockchain-based digital shipping platform Tradelens. Tradelens was launched in 2018 as...

September 1, 2020
Total Views: 145

Thursday, May 28, 2020
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Maritime News

Virus Lockdown Accelerating Shipping’s Push to Go Digital

COPENHAGEN, May 28 (Reuters) – The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalisation drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in...

May 28, 2020
Total Views: 23

Monday, September 30, 2019
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Maritime News

Plug Pulled on Shipping Cryptocurrency

By Sam Whelan, Asia correspondent (The Loadstar) – Hong Kong-based start-up 300cubits will suspend its container shipping cryptocurrency tomorrow, as the industry enters “crunch time” for freight-tech. In 2017, the...

September 30, 2019
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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Maritime News

Hapag-Lloyd and ONE Join Maersk’s Blockchain-Based TradeLens Platform

Maersk has signed up container shipping rivals Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Networks Express (ONE) for its blockchain-based TradeLens digital shipping platform.  Hapag-Lloyd and ONE, the world’s fifth and sixth largest carriers...

July 2, 2019
Total Views: 11

Friday, June 21, 2019
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Maritime News

Digital Standards for Container Shipping on the Starting Blocks

By Gavin van Marle in Rotterdam (The Loadstar) – The first common digital standards for the container shipping industry are expected to be proposed this year, according to the newly...

June 21, 2019
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Maritime News

Maersk to Trial TradeLens Platform in Russia

A.P. Moller – Maersk has reached deal with the Russian Ministry of Transport to launch its blockchain-based TradeLens platform in Russia. The agreement, signed by Maersk CEO Søren Skou and...

June 11, 2019
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Eleonora Maersk Los Angeles Record
Maritime News

Shipping Giants Join Maersk’s Blockchain Platform

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, May 28 (Reuters) – Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world’s biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in...

May 28, 2019
Total Views: 12

Friday, November 9, 2018
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Maritime News

Blockchain in Shipping: Is It Here to Stay?

“Blockchain” is now a familiar word, even if a large portion of us in the shipping industry are not actually using such technology yet. But, is this new visitor here...

November 9, 2018
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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Maritime News

Industry Questions New Box Ship Blockchain Network

By Alex Lennane (The Loadstar) – Tuesday’s announcement that five shipping lines and four terminal operators are to form a consortium to develop a Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) has...

November 7, 2018
Total Views: 17

Monday, November 5, 2018
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Maritime News

Blockchain in the Marine Bunker Market

What is Blockchain?  What are Blockchain Bunkers?  Why Blockchain Bunkers? All good questions around the astonishing new technology transforming how business will be done across the marine industry. So, What...

November 5, 2018
Total Views: 72

Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Maritime News

UK’s Leading Port Operator to Test Blockchain Logistics Software

The UK’s leading port operator, Associated British Ports (ABP), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create one of Europe’s first detailed pilot programs to examine the implementation of...

September 20, 2018
Total Views: 5

Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Maritime News

Maersk, IBM Say 94 Organizations Have Joined Blockchain Trade Platform

COPENHAGEN, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Shipping group Maersk said on Thursday 94 companies and organizations have so far joined a blockchain platform developed with IBM aimed at boosting efficiency and...

August 9, 2018
Total Views: 15

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Blockchain Is About to Revolutionize the Shipping Industry

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Globalization has brought the most advanced trading networks the world has seen, with the biggest, fastest vessels, robot-operated ports and vast computer databases tracking cargoes. But it...

April 19, 2018
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
shipping containers
Maritime News

Commodities Shipper Seeks $150 Million to Start Digital Coin

By Isis Almeida (Bloomberg) — The shipping agency that struck the first freight deal settled in Bitcoin is now seeking $150 million to launch its own cryptocurrency. Prime Shipping Foundation,...

February 20, 2018
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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Maritime News

TEU Tokens – First Cryptocurrency for Container Shipping is Launched

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Container shipping could see the first widespread use of a cryptocurrency this week. Hong Kong-based blockchain developer ETH Smart Contract Tech will tomorrow...

January 31, 2018
Total Views: 67

Saturday, January 20, 2018

The Most Expensive Cruise Ever – Cryptocurrency Geeks Lose Millions While Aboard Ship

By Blake Schmidt (Bloomberg) When 600 cryptocurrency enthusiasts set sail from Singapore on Monday night for their second annual Blockchain Cruise, the price of Bitcoin was hovering comfortably above $13,500....

January 20, 2018
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Maersk, IBM to Launch Blockchain-Based Platform for Global Trade

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, Jan 16 (Reuters) – The world’s largest container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk is teaming up with IBM to create an industry-wide trading platform it says can...

January 16, 2018
Total Views: 21

Thursday, December 14, 2017
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Maritime News

Bitcoin Points Way to `Massive Change’ for Commodity Trading

By Luzi Ann Javier (Bloomberg) — Blockchain is upending the world’s financial markets with the rise of bitcoin, and now the digital-ledger system is poised to do the same next year for...

December 14, 2017
Total Views: 4