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Rivals fear Maersk supremacy in new digital era

Maersk is leading the charge in the impending digital revolution which is aimed at saving the shipping industry billions of dollars. However, many people fear that Denmark's shipping behemoth is building a lucrative monopoly.

Container carriers far from new digital future

Digitalization has far from had a breakthrough in shipping, and the many new platforms have produced no real changes in the sector, which is lagging far behind other industries, writes Alphaliner in a new analysis.

Evergreen follows competitors with new Alibaba partnership

Evergreen Line has entered a partnership with Alibaba for online booking of container transport. The Taiwanese carriers thus follows suit behind competitors such as Maersk Line, CMA CGM, and Cosco, all of which have formed similar arrangements with the Chinese IT behemoth.

"Shipping needs a new business model"

The old business model for how a carrier should be run could be dead and gone in the not too distant future, according to bank Danish Ship Finance. Chief Analyst Christopher Rex points to a need for breaking the habit.

IBM: How we can save shipping billions of euros

Maersk Line and IBM are completing their so-called blockchain solution aimed at reducing the shipping sector's reliance on documents. The industry as a whole can save billions of euros, says IBM's head of global trade digitalization, Norbert Kouwenhoven, in an interview with ShippingWatch. Read on to learn how the many billions of euros will be saved.

Wilhelmsen creates digital innovation center

Alongside firms such as DNV GL and the Kongsberg Group, Norway's Wilhelmsen will now launch a new maritime innovation center for the development of future solutions in shipping, CDO Inge André Sandvik tells ShippingWatch. He himself is new to the shipping industry.

Is this a win or lose for carriers?

The world's first unmanned container vessel will become operational in Norway from the second half of 2018. Read below where the vessel will sail, and for whom.

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