Blockshipping gets new partner in blockchain project

Blockshipping has formed a new partnership with a Danish it company aimed at boosting blockchain plans for the container sector.

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Startup Blockshipping joins forces with IT company NNIT with its plans to target the container sector, and together the two partners will work to create the world's first blockchain-based real-time register of the world's 27 million container ships and a joint platform for all players in the container shipping sector, says NNIT in a press release.

Blockshipping is behind the Global Shared Container Platform, GSCP,  which will form the basis of the project, and according to the press release, the collaboration will be launched in the second quarter of 2018.

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