Tag: shipping

Women in shipping

WISTA Spain

On the 8th of March we celebrate International Women’s Day by appreciating the long path women have gone to advance in society, politics, economics. We honour the powerful, high-achieving women who lead, encourage, inspire. But it is also time to discuss the problems we still face on the way to equal rights and opportunities. Glass […]

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 […]

WISTA: bringing together women in shipping

WISTA

On 21 February 2018 the Propeller Club of Algeciras held its regular lunch meeting (“almuerzo coloquio”), where Laura Ferrario Barber from the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) was invited as a speaker. Mrs. Ferrario, Tramp Operations Manager at Transcoma Shipping in Tarragona, used to be the President of the Spanish National WISTA Association. […]

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, […]

Wilhelmshaven welcomes OOCL Germany by arranging 21,413 on the quay

OOCL Germany

This week, EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s only deep-water port, has served for the first time the world’s largest container ship OOCL Germany with a capacity of 21,413 TEU. To welcome the vessel on her maiden voyage, the terminal’s employees arranged containers in the form of “21413” on the container stowage area near the berth […]

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