Maritime Roundup: 15 July 2019

PortXL SG Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. Hapag-Lloyd and ONE joins TradeLens The world’s fifth and sixth largest carriers, respectively, join CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, in becoming part of TradeLens. With these additions, the scope of the Maersk-IBM platform now extends to more than half of the world’s ocean container cargo. HMM leaves 2M for THE …

Maritime Roundup: 28 June 2019

PortXL SG Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. Maersk launches new offering to book container space in new fully online process With the launch of Maersk Spot, the Danish carrier said it aims to introduce a truly online product that can break the cycle of overbookings and offer a much simpler way to ship a container with load guarantee. …

Maritime Roundup: 31 May 2019

PortXL Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS CMA CGM and MSC to Join Maersk’s Blockchain Platform CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have announced they will join TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by A.P. Moller-Maersk and IBM. 80% of scrubbers are open-loop: DNV GL The vast majority of over 3,000 scrubber …

Maritime Roundup: 18 April 2019

PortXL Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS Panalpina and DSV to merge, creating the world’s fourth-largest freight forwarder Danish logistics giant DSV has offered to buy Swiss logistics major Panalpina, quoting a price of 195.8 Swiss francs per share in a deal worth around $4.6 billion. Major lines establish Digital Container Shipping Association Four major lines …

Alumni Feature: CargoLedger – Empowering trust with blockchain

PortXL Alumni Feature

In an evolving global maritime landscape where companies are jumping onto the digitalisation bandwagon, most people are familiar with the use of blockchain to decentralise documentation for shipping and supply chain. However, besides shipping documentation, blockchain has many other applications across the maritime, supply chain, oil and gas, and energy industries. This is where CargoLedger B.V. comes in. With a …

Maritime Roundup: 30 November 2018

PortXL Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS How Maersk’s Bad Business Model is Breaking its BlockChain Maersk and IBM may be left high and dry after sinking good money into the development of TradeLens, a blockchain platform built to unite and transform the shipping industry. The reason why not everyone is getting on board? Ownership of …