Hapag-Lloyd has committed to making new investments in digitalisation and automation over the next five years, as it unveiled details of its new ‘Strategy 2023’ corporate plan.
Maersk has launched an instant booking system for its container services, aiming to allow customers to book a container with the shipping company as easily as booking a flight ticket online.
Taiwanese shipping company Wan Hai Lines has joined the INTTRA network, a maritime digital trading platform which offers the ability to transact container orders online.
Maritime software provider BASS has announced the launch of the BASSnet Web Portal, designed to provide web-based access to shipping companies looking to monitor their fleets’ pending approvals, alerts, compliance issues, discussions and KPIs while on the move.
Maritime HR software company Adonis has released a new version of its Adonis Personnel Portal, which allows crews to manage tasks through their smartphones and tablets to provide greater flexibility in viewing and maintaining personal information.
Witherby Publishing Group has launched a new web portal called LNG Port Info, providing information for each LNG import and export terminal, from the LNG carrier’s perspective, covering more than 135 LNG ports in approximately 45 countries.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has unveiled a working pilot of its new FRED (Framework for Enterprise Data) customer portal, which will provide customers with an instant overview of all their transactions on demand.
Dubai has launched a new online portal to provide integrated digital access to a range of maritime services, with the Dubai Maritime Virtual Cluster (DMVC) aiming to provide an interactive platform for knowledge-sharing and research to further promote local growth within the sector.
Chinese firm Yuanben reports that it has signed a ‘Blockchain Technical Service Cooperation Agreement’ with the Maritime Silk Road Platform, created by Zhuozhi Logistics Group, that will see the companies work together to provide blockchain services for global maritime freight.
Freight rate intelligence platform Xeneta has created a new offering called Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI), allowing involved parties to set rates at transparent prices that directly follow market fluctuations.
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