Digital ocean freight platform INTTRA has announced the addition of four new carriers to its booking system, expanding its reach in the container shipping segment.
The OceanChain Foundation has launched a new blockchain-based platform to support maritime trade, including a related cryptocurrency called Ocash designed to be used in settlement of cross-border transactions or transactions in international waters.
Maritime software company Hanseaticsoft has launched a mobile app to assist shipping companies in managing their purchasing processes.
ShipServ has launched ‘Supplier Performance Report’, an addition to its monitoring and analytics tools that provides users with data on the procurement performance of every supplier that they transact with, enabling them to analyse trends and identify where improvements can be made.
GNS and Caxton FX, a payment card and foreign exchange company, have announced a partnership to help shipping companies manage cash onboard ship through the use of VOYAGER payment cards.
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.
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