Major box carriers to launch association to harmonise digitalisation in shipping

November 15, 2018 Alex Lennane

Shipping lines from each of the alliances have formed an association in a bid to develop “digitalisation, standardisation and interoperability”.
The move follows last week’s announcement of a joint blockchain platform comprising the Ocean Alliance and Yang Ming from THE Alliance, which triggered questions as to how the industry would standardise, given Maersk’s involvement with rival platform TradeLens.
But while all the alliances are represented in the new association, it includes only Maersk, ...

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