The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has expanded its range of digital services for ships visiting the port, as the organisation reaffirmed its commitment to keeping Singapore at the forefront of technological innovation in the maritime sector.
ShipServ reports that it has signed a full integration agreement with Hanil-Fuji (Korea), a ship supplier and logistics company, to improve the efficiency of the Korean company’s transactions on the ShipServ e-commerce platform.
Kim Skaarup has been officially appointed ShipServ’s permanent CEO, having served as acting chief executive alongside his existing role as chief operating officer of the company since founder Paul Østergaard stepped down from the CEO position in 2016.
UK-based OilFront has launched a new technology-based bunker brokerage system, which it says could save small and medium-sized companies that can’t afford a dedicated bunker buying team up to $3 per metric ton when buying fuel.
ShipServ reports that it has entered into a partnership with MarTrust, a Marcura Group company, to facilitate the vetting of suppliers and the completion of international payments by its ship operator and manager customers.
Recently founded Korea-based container shipping company SM Line has announced an agreement with electronic transaction platform INTTRA, which will extend the platform’s reach into Korea while offering SM Line an additional booking network to connect with its customers.
Evergreen Line has teamed up with China-based online marketplace Alibaba.com to provide the site’s members with the option of booking sea freight services online with their purchases, offering guaranteed space and prices.
Kinnetik Solutions, a maritime e-Commerce company founded as a replacement for the discontinued MarineLink system, reports that it has now passed the milestone of having 5,000 online suppliers as it approaches the end of its third month in operation.
Columbia Shipmanagement and merger partner Marlow Navigation, via their jointly established software company Blue Dynamics, have signed a new agreement with Lufthansa Industry Solutions to develop a range of digital systems for the maritime sector.
Electronic ocean shipping marketplace INTTRA has announced a strategic alliance with Organi, a logistics software provider, which will see Organi integrate INTTRA's Container Booking and Shipping Instructions products into its own applications.
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