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Blockchain to Retire Paper Bill of Lading

It is possible to retire the paper bill of lading in today’s digital world, a recent test of CargoX’s blockchain-based Smart Bill of Lading shows. The test was carried out by G2 Ocean — a joint venture of Grieg Star...

“Digitization Will Change the Shipping Industry” by MAERSK CEO

I strongly believe that digitization will change the shipping industry, the same way as it has done in many other industries. Digitization will enable us to serve our customers better while at the same time becoming more efficient. These...

MSC, CMA CGM to Board Maersk’s Shipping Blockchain Platform

COPENHAGEN - Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world’s biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry. With MSC and...

Kaptanoglu & Chao Become First Women to Head BIMCO

One of the world’s most influential shipping organisations finally has a women in charge. Şadan Kaptanoğlu, managing director of Istanbul-based HI Kaptanoglu Shipping, was elected president of BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, at its general meeting in Athens...

Maritime 2050: Five Talking Points from the UK’s Vision for Shipping

The UK’s long-term vision for its shipping industry, Maritime 2050, was launched in January. What are the key takeaways from a document that aims to define UK shipping’s development for the next three decades? Secretary of State for Transport Chris...

Smart Vessel Berthing System to Facilitate Trade at Dubai Creek Launched

Dubai Customs has launched 'Smart Vessel Berthing System', a new disruptive berthing service for the vessels using the Dubai Creek (Khor Dubai). The vessels will load and unload their goods with the help of an advanced AI based service, built...

Bahri Takes Part in Breakbulk Europe 2019 in Germany

Highlighting its global presence and capabilities, Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has concluded its participation in Breakbulk Europe 2019 held from May 21-23 at Bremen, Germany. The company showcased its extensive range of logistics services and...

Svitzer Begins Landmark Trial Of New Line Handling Technology

Svitzer, the leading global towage operator, announced that it has begun landmark sea trials of a new ‘industry-first’ remotely operated line catching technology prototype. The new innovative mechanism is being trialled on the vessel Svitzer Trym, in the company’s...

Maersk Warns Trade Tensions Could Curb Shipping Growth

Danish shipping group Moller-Maersk today warned that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movements. Seen as an indicator of global trade patterns, Maersk posted first-quarter results in line with expectations as a...

HIPL Acquires 76% Stake in Kribhco Infrastructure Limited in India

Hindustan Infralog Private Limited, HIPL, a joint venture between DP World and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund in India, has announced the acquisition of a 76 percent stake in Kribhco Infrastructure Limited, an integrated multi-modal logistics operator in...
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