Equipment News | Software

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

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.
Views: 1681

Enerpac launches remote witness testing

June 29 - Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology is working with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to develop remote witnessing of overload testing at its Hengelo manufacturing facility in the Netherlands.
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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.
Views: 2857

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: 3793

Ritchie Bros launches Marketplace-E

April 6 - Ritchie Bros has introduced Marketplace-E as its latest online solution to buy and sell used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets.
Views: 3012

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.
Views: 1059

Cascade launches AbHaulier LT

February 19 - Cascade Software has released AbHaulier LT, a free software tool that enables hauliers to submit abnormal load notifications to police and structure owning authorities in the UK.
Views: 963

MacGregor invests in software

August 29 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has acquired the rights to a ship efficiency software tool from Lekven that it says will help to increase the efficiency of ro-ro vessel operations and to drive port call optimisation.
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Videck updates software for cargo securing

August 10 - Visual Cargo Care (VCC), which introduced a software package for creating lashing and securing plans for heavy lift and project cargo, has rebranded and released an updated version of its flagship application, Lashing + Securing.
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