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Port of Rotterdam’s Stepwise Approach and Blockchain’s Role

The Port of Rotterdam and BlockLab look at blockchain’s potential in this exclusive technical paper.

Geo-political changes, sustainability concerns and technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and blockchain are having a profound impact on the way global supply chains operate.

Ports can play an important role in dealing with these challenges by providing a globally interconnected, safe and neutral digital infrastructure.

How this needs to be done is often a much more difficult question to answer than the “why?” and “what?” questions. In this article, Port of Rotterdam offers an insight into their Connected Ports Strategy and how this is practically implemented.

Aljosja Beije, Logistics and Technology Lead at BlockLab Rotterdam, The Netherlands Oscar van Veen, Digital Business Solutions, Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands