Shipsy extends Network Module to support MSMEs

Logistics platform Shipsy on Tuesday said it has extended its platform free of cost to micro, small and medium enterprises under its ”Network Module” to mitigate the COVID-19 impact on their businesses. The platform helps enterprises manage their end-to-end logistics across multiple modes and also connect with their vendors who are also onboarded on the.

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MSC pushes hard for adoption of its blockchain-based e-BL in India

As part of its response to Covid-19 to ensure business continuity, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and the third-party blockchain platform WAVE are now accelerating efforts for wide adoption of the Electronic Bill of Lading (e-BL) throughout India. The two companies have been partnering since 2019 to promote and introduce the e-BL with selected shippers in.

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HMM, Samsung Heavy to develop smart digital ship technologies

South Korea’s HMM and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) have penned a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop smart ship technology. The parties will collaborate in the research, development and innovation in the field of smart ship solutions. The MOU mainly covers the development of eco-friendly technologies applicable for smart ships and the enhancement of technological.

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Digital push: Adani Ports boards PCS1x platform

Adani Ports and Particular Financial Zone Ltd (APSEZ), India’s largest non-public port operator, has boarded the Port Group System (PCS1x), a maritime commerce digitalisation platform run by the federal government to advertise ease of doing enterprise. The transfer comes as extra ports, container freight stations (CFS) and inland container depots (ICD) transfer solely to the.

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JNPT completes API integration with Port Community System (PCS 1x)

JM Baxi Group’s Portall announced that Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) completed its API integration with Port Community System (PCS 1x) with 17 API messages which cover all the operational requirements of the port and its stakeholders. New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) is also close to going live with API very shortly. “During the gruelling.

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PSA Marine launches new digital solution to cut ships’ carbon footprint

Singapore-based marine services provider PSA Marine has joined the global movement towards sustainable shipping by reducing carbon footprint with the use of a new digital solution, Vessel Pilot Communication (VPC), launched on 25 August 2020. The VPC is a module of PSA Marine’s ONEHANDSHAKE™ digital platform which is designed to share information on port activities.

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X-Press Feeders’ boxship pair opts for water lubricated propeller shaft

Two of Singapore-based X-Press Feeders’ container vessels have made the move to a complete water lubricated propeller shaft, supplied by Thordon Bearings. CY Engineering, Thordon’s distributor in China, has completed the installation and commissioning of the Thordon scope of supply onboard X-Press Mekong and X-Press Pearl, the two Super Eco 2700 containerships built at China’s.

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Digitalization of shipping – more important than ever

Digitalization, big data, and new technologies such as artificial intelligence are key in enabling the post-COVID recovery, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim told a a webinar (28 July) on Digital Connectivity and Data Standards. “Cooperation between shipping, ports and logistics will be vital for enhancing the efficiency and sustainability of shipping and therefore facilitating trade and.

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Shipwaves joins TradeLens platform to accelerate digitisation of ocean logistics

Shipwaves, an industry-leading digital freight forwarder, has joined Maersk-IBM developed TradeLens platform, the company has announced. The association between the front-running blockchain-powered supply chain solution and digital forwarder is aimed at accelerating the digitization of the ocean logistics space, especially in India and the Middle-East. Having recently allowed shipping bills of lading to be filed.

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