Tag: blockchain

Brisbane launches a logistics blockchain solution

Port Brisbane

The Port of Brisbane joins the global major ports in the current trend of implementing blockchain-based solutions to connect supply chain participants, with the view to increase international trade efficiency. The new tool, called “Trade Community System” was developed in collaboration by PwC Australia, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the Port […]

Philadelphia terminal operator to use Maersk-IBM blockchain solution

maersk ibm blockchain

Holt Logistics has become the first independent port operator in the northeastern United States to adopt the global trade platform based on the blockchain technology developed by Maersk and IBM, informs Port Technology. The solution was launched last year and aims to provide transparency and promote the sharing of information between all players of a […]

Blockshipping ICO: Innovative financing instruments come to shipping

Blockshipping ICO

Blockshipping, the Danish start-up aiming to develop the world’s first blockchain-based container registry, announced the start of its ICO (initial coin offering) on 15 April, 2018. During the ICO period the company plans to sell 40,000,000 Container Crypto Coins (CCC), which will serve as dividend tokens, at USD 0.62. Currently, the company invites all interested […]

First shipping ICO

300cubits, a Hong Kong-based blockchain start-up, has announced that it will begin giving out its cryptocurrency called TEU to a selected group of container shipping lines and freight forwarders as from 1 February 2018. The world’s first crypto tokens of the shipping industry will be distributed for free, on a first come first served basis, […]

Rotterdam joins the blockchain application pursuit

Rotterdam

The Municipality of Rotterdam and the Port of Rotterdam Authority jointly launched a field lab for the development of applications and solutions based on blockchain technology – the BlockLab. The BlockLab, serving as a knowledge centre, will develop theoretical ideas, test them and work out into concrete opportunities in a real-world environment. Blockchain is a […]

Maersk and IBM introduce blockchain in shipping

Maersk blockchain

Yesterday Maersk and IBM unveiled a new mutual project to develop a new solution based on blockchain technology to manage transactions between shipping lines, shippers, freight forwarders, ports and customs. The product is said to be available already later this year. Applying innovative blockchain technology, known also as the basis for the Bitcoin virtual money, […]