Tag: logistics

Blockchain-based shipment successfully completed

blockchain-based shipment

A shipment of 17 tonnes of almonds has successfully arrived to Hamburg from Sunraysia in Victoria, Australia, as a result of a blockchain-enabled logistics experiment promoted by Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). In the experiment, the world’s second largest almonds producer Olam Orchards Australia Pty Ltd and CBA joined forces with Pacific National for rail haulage, […]

Algeciras to develop a 120ha logistics zone

Algeciras logistics zone

The Port Authority of Algeciras (La Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahia de Algeciras, APBA) and the Public Agency of Andalusian Ports (La Agencia Publica de Puertos de Andalucia, APPA) has announced they will invest EUR 8 mln in building a new area for container operations in the logistics zone of ​​San Roque, near the Algeciras-Bobadilla railway […]

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 […]

Government to invest in UK port accessibility

UK port

This week, the UK government has published the Department for Transport’s report on port connectivity, entitled “Transport infrastructure for our global future: a study of England’s port connectivity”. The analysis aims at examining the current level of access to ports, the key transport and economic corridors serving ports, how port connectivity issues are managed and […]

Antwerp joins forces to deal with barge congestion

Antwerp barge congestion

The parties involved in container barge transport in the port of Antwerp signed yesterday a roadmap of structural measures to make this type of transportation more efficient and further develop it, the Antwerp Port Authority press service informs. The implementation plan includes concrete initiatives and structural solutions to allow for sustainable growth of the port […]

Security against cargo flows at 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

World Cup Russia

Russian stevedoring companies, following the notifications of the respective port authorities, have begun informing their clients that they suspend handling dangerous goods of all classes from 25 May till 25 July, due to increased security measures imposed by the Russian government for the period of the FIFA World Cup, Russian business daily Kommersant informs today. […]

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