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Digitalisation and technological innovation continues to evolve and revolutionise the project logistics industry, while new software threatens to disrupt the supply chain.

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MacGregor optimises stowage plans

September 5 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has introduced the Breakbulk Optimiser cargo stowage solution, which enables ship operators to optimally plan the stowage of a variety of cargoes.
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Fracht partners with CargoX

July 24 - Switzerland’s Fracht Group has signed a partnership agreement with CargoX, the producer of the blockchain-based Smart Bill of Lading (B/L) solution.
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BIMCO expels ShipNext

July 17 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has expelled the recently-launched Ukrainian freight and shipping trading platform ShipNext from its membership saying that it “repeatedly and falsely” claimed that BIMCO supported its platform.
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Gotta be starting something (Billie Jean style)

June 25 - Heavy lift shipping line Jumbo, in collaboration with ETTU and Friday Out Of The Box, is launching a deck marking solution using Microsoft HoloLens smart-glasses that utilise mixed reality technology.
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ABB inks OCTOPUS extension

June 5 - ABB has launched a new functionality for the ABB Ability Marine Advisory System - OCTOPUS, designed to help ships carrying heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes to be more fuel efficient and safer.
Views: 6300
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Rotterdam launches Pronto

April 26 - The port of Rotterdam has launched its latest digital application, Pronto.
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IMO's fuel data reporting now in force

March 13 - The mandatory fuel consumption data collection system for international shipping, adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in October 2017, has now entered into force, requiring ships above 5,000 gwt to start collecting and repo
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BIMCO relaunches Shipping KPI

February 26 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has relaunched the ship benchmarking system, Shipping KPI, after two years of redesign.
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