Portchain launches pilot with German container port

Tech company Portchain, whose ownership circle counts several prominent shipping people and which has previously announced contracts with Hapag-Lloyd and a partly Maersk-owned port, has now entered a partnership with a German container port.

Portchain was founded by former McKinsey consultants Niels Kristiansen, Anders Olivarius and Thor Thorup. | Photo: PR/Portchain

Portchain, a tech company based in Denmark, now launches a collaboration with German container port North Sea Terminal Bremerhaven.

Specifically, the deal concerns a so-called pilot partnership, through which Portchain plans to optimize port calls for the German port, which handles approximately 3 million teu per year. Such a pilot project typically lasts between three to six months and is, according to Portchain, a step in the direction toward converting customers to a subscription-based model.

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