Swift Cargo joins TradeLens, aiming to reduce paperwork delays

Swift Cargo, one of India’s leading non-vessel owning common carriers (NVOCCs), has joined the TradeLens blockchain-based platform to use its electronic bill of lading (eBL) product, hoping to eliminate delays related to documentation. The TradeLens eBL, recently approved by the International Group of P&I Clubs (IGP&I), will digitise bills of lading, along with other critical.

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5 Technologies set to revolutionize the logistics sector

The logistics industry is going through an unprecedented and rapid transformation. It is paving the way for innovation and upheaval in the sector. The pandemic has been very challenging for the logistics sector. But we have managed to grow extremely well in this unprecedented situation. There is a myriad of emerging technologies that are shaping.

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DP World UAE Region to explore power of Quantum Computing in logistics

DP World, UAE Region has taken a step forward to explore the power of Quantum Computing in the logistics and trade industry through collaboration and exploration with D-Wave and other global leaders in the quantum computing sphere. The move will place DP World, UAE Region among the top organisations that are exploring the Quantum Computing.

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MMC expands Ramco port partnership for digital overhaul

Malaysian utilities and infrastructure group MMC Corporation has embarked on a major digital transformation across five of its port facilities in partnership with Indian software solutions provider Ramco Systems. Ramco, which specialises in various categories of enterprise software solutions including enterprise resource planning (ERP), logistics and human resources, previously undertook a successful implementation of its.

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Industry leading container tracking system now at 65% of APM Terminals

In the first quarter of 2021 APM Terminals rolled out its industry-leading global container tracking platform, Track & Trace, to three major terminals. Almost two thirds of the company’s fully controlled terminals now benefit from this advanced container tracking platform. APM Terminals Mumbai (GTI), APM Terminals Pipavav in India and APM Terminals Callao in Peru.

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Cosco Shipping launches blockchain solution for China inland ports

The two parties officially launched the digitalised contactless imports pickup solution based on blockchain technology at Wuhu port, Anhui province. Following the coastal ports including Shanghai, Xiamen, Qingdao, Ningbo, Guangzhou and Tianjin, Wuhu Port has become the first inland port in China to realize blockchain-based paperless import cargo delivery. It is a key initiative of.

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ABS grants AIP for HHI floating storage and offloading design

ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries’ (HHI Group) design for a Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) vessel that is intended for operations in Mexican waters. The two-million-barrel cargo tank capacity design was reviewed for its compliance with the ABS Guide for Floating Production Installations. “As a leader in offshore classification, with.

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New App Improves Safety of Vessel Inspections

New Vessel Inspection App facilitates safer vessel inspections and improves collaboration between APM Terminals and shipping lines during port calls. Learning from previous incidents, compiling inspection reports and escalating defects is of crucial importance for the Operations teams at APM Terminals. To facilitate this, while focusing on user experience and enabling faster and easier exchange.

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