IBM has announced that more than 50 ports and terminals from different Latin American countries are working with TradeLens, the blockchain initiative it launched in 2018 with A.P Moeller-Maersk (Maersk) to make it easier to transfer data across the supply chain.
The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) will spend approximately US$193 million to modernize four berths at the Port of Mombasa to handle both container cargo and goods not packed in containers, according to Reuters, which quotes the KPA’s Managing Director.
Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) and COSCO Shipping Logistics have signed a deal to build the largest container terminal in the European hinterland.
DP World has recorded container volume growth of 1.1% in the third quarter of 2019 compared with the same time period last year, according to its latest financial results.
A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maerks), the biggest container shipping liner in the world by market share, has upgraded its 2019 financial outlook.
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K LINE), Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have begun sharing of operational data acquired from the monitoring system installed in their container ships with their charter, Ocean Network Express Pte (ONE), through the IoS-Open Platform (IoS-OP) promoted by Ship Data Center (ShipDC).
EagleRail Container Logistics, a global container logistics company based in Chicago, US, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) in Bangladesh as part of efforts to improve traffic throughput and ease congestion.
The Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge are reportedly in negotiations ahead of a possible merger, following previously constructive talks over intensifying cooperation and synergies.
The Port of Rotterdam, the busiest port in Europe, has said its cargo volumes increased by 1% in the third quarter of 2019 compared to the same period last year.
Russia President Vladimir Putin is looking to launch a state-run container ship operator as part of efforts to make the Northern Sea Route (NSR) economically viable, according to Bloomberg.
Global Container Terminals (GCT) has joined the TradeLens supply chain platform, underpinned by blockchain technology.