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  • 19 June 2020
    Automation, IT & Software, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Chinese e-commerce and technology group Alibaba has signed up to the International Port Community Systems Association’s (IPCSA) Blockchain Bill of Lading initiative and embarked on a new blockchain project in the organisations’ joint Logistics Visibility Task Force. The joint work is aiming at standardisation and proof-of-concept (POC) of blockchain application in logistics and e-commerce. The […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    It is possible to retire the paper bill of lading nowadays, a recent test of Smart Bill of Lading shows.

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    CargoX conducts trial shipment of a container with its Smart Bill of Lading. 

  • 3 April 2020

    Ocean Network Express (ONE), the world’s sixth-largest container line by TEU capacity, has handled its first ever electronic Bill of Lading. As part of the digitalization initiative, the liner teamed up with technology expert essDOCS specializing in the facilitation of paperless trade. ONE went live using a CargoDocs electronic bill of lading for a shipment […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    ITIC has warned shipping intermediaries to be on the look-out for cleverly forged documents which could result in them being held liable for substantial claims by cargo interests. In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC refers to the case of a Belgian ship agent which released six containers of castor oil valued at […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    PIL plans to collaborate with IBM Singapore in another blockchain trial to design and create an electronic bill of lading.

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    PIL uses an e-BL built on the IBM Blockchain Platform in a real-time pilot tracking shipment from China to Singapore.

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    CargoX launched the first open, neutral, and accessible blockchain platform in the shipping industry.

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    PIERS, the Standard in Trade Intelligence, has been selected by AmSpec, to deliver a customized business intelligence solution that will provide immediate and actionable insight into bulk shipments of petroleum products around the world. Recent investments made to the technology PIERS uses to process over 17,000,000 waterborne import and export bills of lading each year, […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Israeli shipping company Zim Integrated Shipping Services (ZIM) has wrapped up the first pilot of paperless Bills-of-Lading based on blockchain technology. During the trial, conducted in cooperation with Sparx Logistics and Wave Ltd., the participants issued, transferred and received original electronic documents using the Wave Application. The pioneering pilot, first of its kind led by an ocean carrier, saw the […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    ZIM to begin offering the opportunity to its customers to switch to electronic Bills-of-Lading on selected trades.

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dutch companies will soon be the first in the world to be able to sign for goods via mobile phone, according to the European Shippers’ Council (ESC).  At the initiative of EVO (Dutch Shippers’ Council), TLN (Transport and Logistics Netherlands) and the NBB (Dutch Inland Shipping Bureau), Beurtvaartadres is currently developing the first reliable standardised digital […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Specialist marine and energy insurer Standard Club P&I has issued guidance on issues encountered due to the disruption to cargo vessels caused by Hurricane Irma. The guidance, given from an English law perspective, includes deviations from route, changing the place of discharge, voyage charters -​ named load and discharge ports, frustration of contracts, force majeure, time charters […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cargill A.T. LLC has completed its first grain export from Ukraine to Italy using essDOCS electronic bill of lading solution. The cargo consisted of 25,000 MT of Ukrainian maize, transported on the m/v FORTUNE ERA managed by Alkon Holding. Ukraine now marks another key region where essDOCS’ eB/L solution is used in grain trade, following […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Shippers have hit out at carriers anxious to meet new EU regulations for demanding information too early. The regulation requires shipping companies to submit information, such as bill of lading number and shipper and consignee name and address, 24 hours before loading onto a vessel that will call at an EU port, or, for shortsea […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    CargoX has become an observer of the EU’s Digital Transport and Logistics Forum (DTLF).

  • 6 March 2005

    Senator Lines, headquartered in Bremen, Germany, has completed integration with INTTRA, providing another avenue for innovative e-commerce shipping solutions to their customers. Senator Lines’ customers will have access to INTTRA’s suite of e-tools, including: tender, sailing schedules, booking, shipping instructions, Bills of Lading, track & trace, and reporting. Senator’s customers will benefit from e-tools that […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Innovation, IT & Software, Technology

    The Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) believes that the potential of eliminating paper from trade and digitising bills of lading might be sped up in the post-COVID-19 reality. As explained, despite the enormous potential in savings of time and money, the promise of an electronic bill of lading (eBL) for the container shipping industry has […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    essDOCS has successfully completed the first operational use of essDOCS electronic bill of lading solution covering a container movement. The negotiable electronic ocean or master bill of lading was issued by NYK Line to a global essDOCS customer, for a shipment from Singapore to China on the M/V Vancouver Bridge. The NYK Line eB/L was […]

  • 25 January 2019

    Singapore has announced two new initiatives intended to strengthen the region’s standing as a global maritime hub. 

  • 9 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Atlantic Container Line commences a new, weekly RORO service from the North America to Russia and Finland. It is the fastest and most frequent service available in the market. The service begins February 2012, using ACL’s transatlantic vessels and Finnlines’ ice-class Baltic vessels. The Grimaldi Group owns both companies. ACL has fixed day-of-the-week calls at […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week, OGX, the Brazilian oil and gas company responsible for the largest private-sector exploratory campaign in Brazil, has delivered its first shipment of approximately 600,000 barrels of oil to Shell Western Supply and Trading Ltd. (“Shell”). On March 27, 2012, the Company, owned by Eike Batista, initiated the process of offloading the first shipment of OGX’s […]