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 Yuriy Tsvetkov, Deputy Transport Minister and Head of Federal Maritime and River transport Agency, will allow Maersk to implement TradeLens to the Russian market with the aim of digitizing … [Read more...]

Maersk Warns Trade Tensions are Hurting Shipping’s Growth

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen and Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN, May 24 (Reuters) - A.P. Moller-Maersk , the world's largest container shipping company, warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown are slowing growth in global freight. Maersk, which is seen as an indicator of global trade patterns, cut its forecast for global growth in container traffic this year … [Read more...]

Israel Welcomes Largest Ship to Date, Maersk Hamburg

Israel’s Haifa Port welcomed its largest ship to date this weekend following upgrades at one the ports existing terminals. The 15,300 TEU containership Maersk Hamburg arrived at Haifa’s Carmel Terminal as part of east-west voyage by the 2M alliance (Maersk and MSC). At 354 meters in length, a beam of 54 meter, and a draft of more than 15 meters, the ship becomes the largest … [Read more...]

Maersk Launches Digital Ocean Customs Clearance Platform

A.P. Moller - Maersk announced Monday that it has started offering digital Ocean Customs Clearance to its customers, becoming the first carrier in the container shipping industry to do so. Maersk's Customs Clearance online shipping management platform will initially launch in seven European countries - including Germany, France, Denmark, The Netherlands, Poland, United … [Read more...]

ZIM Joins Maersk’s Blockchain Shipping Platform TradeLens

Israeli shipping company ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has signed on as a member of Maersk and IBM's blockchain-enabled TradeLens platform. Launched in 2018, TradeLens uses blockchain technology to drive transparency throughout the shipping process by digitizing documentation and making it available in real-time to all trading partners - from carriers to freight … [Read more...]