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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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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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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.
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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.
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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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Maersk and IBM launch blockchain JV

January 17 - A.P. Møller - Mærsk has announced a joint venture with technology giant IBM, with the intention of using blockchain technology to deliver a more efficient and secure method of trading.
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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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