Maersk & IBM launch blockchain solution

In a follow up to their January announcement, A.P. Moller-Maersk and IBM last week announced the creation of TradeLens, jointly developed by the two companies to apply blockchain to the global supply chain. TradeLens, the result of a collaboration agreement between Maersk and IBM, is a blockchain-enabled shipping solution designed to promote more efficient and
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A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM have created TradeLens, a solution jointly developed by the two companies to apply blockchain to the world’s global supply chain. This follows the January announcement when the duo unveiled the collaboration aimed at offering a global trade digitization platform by using blockchain technology. As explained, the new blockchain-enabled shipping solution
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CyberLogitec, the IT solution provider to the maritime & logistic industry, has been awarded the contract to replace NileDutch’s existing business operating system with ALLEGRO, the advanced liner management solution. The contract was officially signed in mid-June 2018, and is set to commence from Q3 2018. Mark Kraaijenbrink, Director ICT of NileDutch, said ‘As we
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Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has received approval in principle (AiP) from LR for the DSME Smart Ship Solution (DS4®), receiving the Cyber SECURE notation, which confirms compliance with LR’s cyber security requirements for smart ships. As we have seen, the marine industry is far from immune to incidents of cyber-attack and
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When arriving at a destination port, ships can remain anchored for many hours or days until getting a berth. During this time, fuel is still being used—which can have a significant impact on port air quality. Could Just-In-Time (JIT) ship operation be part of the solution to reducing ship emissions? This was the question discussed
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As part of its customer-centricity strategy, the CMA CGM Group has announced the commercialisation of a connected containers offer: TRAXENS by CMA CGM. As the first company to have invested in TRAXENS, thus participating in its development, CMA CGM has led numerous tests of this French start-up’s unique solution. The Group has now decided to
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Scrubbers are not a long-term solution for the impending 2020 sulphur cap, Kim Yeon-tae, Executive Director of the Korean Register, told World Maritime News on the sidelines of the Posidonia 2018 exhibition and conference. The regulation requires that all ships trading outside of the sulphur Emission Control Areas (ECAs) start using fuel with a sulphur content of
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