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Tradelens open to letting carriers join in alternative ways

Tradelens CEO Mike White sees it as unlikely that there will be only one platform for the industry overall after the Maersk venture has now gathered a majority of the container market. He opens the door to alternative methods to get the remaining players on board.

Entrepreneurs to create new business at Maersk

Maersk Growth will invest in start ups and bolster entrepreneurship at Maersk, says CEO Søren Skou to Danish media Børsen. "The aim is to create assets for future growth in our core business, container freight."

Last week's top stories on ShippingWatch

Two bulk operators find themselves in trouble due to the contaminated bunker, which has spread to several major ports. Disappointing results and downgrades for container carriers. Low tanker rates, and DP World, in a surprise move, acquired Denmark's Unifeeder. Read this week's top stories.

Maersk has listened to criticism of its digital platform

Maersk and IBM have listened to the criticism of their new digital platform which was delivered by competitors earlier this year. "We are absolutely open to develop this as an industry neutral platform," says the head of the project to ShippingWatch.

Maersk and IBM unveil digital collaboration

Maersk and IBM are now able to present a name and a more precise description of what the two companies' digital collaboration on blockchain technology entails. Besides Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd, one other carrier has signed up.

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.

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