Pacific International Lines (PIL), PSA International and IBM Singapore have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore and trial proof of concept (POC) blockchain-based supply chain business network systems.
A Hong Kong-based firm has launched a cryptocurrency specifically for the shipping industry, built on the already established Ethereum blockchain, which will begin its initial coin offering (ICO) on August 16th.
A technology start-up at the port of Antwerp called T-Mining is currently working on a pilot project that aims to make container handling more efficient and secure by deploying blockchain technology to digitally manage container processes involving multiple parties.
IBM and Maersk have announced a new collaboration to use blockchain technology to improve operations in the global supply chain by increasing data transparency and information sharing.
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