Maritime industry can now use blockchain for certification of seafarers

December 11, 2018 Gavin van Marle

A new consortium to deploy blockchain technology to cover the certification of seafarers was unveiled today .
Participants include Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), Maersk Line, tanker operator Heidmar, crew management firm PTC Holdings, seafarer welfare charity Mission to Seafarers and technology providers C-LOG, Navozyme and Hanseaticsoft.
The project has been funded by Lloyd’s Register Foundation, which, with blockchain developer BLOC, founded Maritime Blockchain Labs.
It “aims to streamline and expedite processes that can be marred ...

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