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Maersk forms blockchain joint venture with IBM

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COPENHAGEN, Jan 17 (FAM) – Maersk and IBM yesterday announced their intention to establish a joint venture (JV) that aims to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade using blockchain technology. 59 more words

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Port of Los Angeles breaks all-time cargo volume record

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LOS ANGELES, Jan 17 (FAM) – The Port of Los Angeles moved more cargo in 2017 than in any time in the port’s 110-year history, racking up 9,343,192 TEUs, a 5.5 percent increase over 2016’s record-breaking 8,856,782TEUS. 63 more words

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HK container volume breaches 20m TEU mark for 2017

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HONG KONG, Jan 17 (FAM) – The Port of Hong Kong had regained the 20 million TEU mark for 2017 with a 5 per cent rise in annual throughput to 20.76 million TEU, compared to 19.81 million TEU in 2016. 31 more words

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Asia to US box traffic swells 6.5% to record 15.6 mln TEUs in 2017

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CHICAGO, Jan 16 (FAM) – A total of 1,299,411 TEUs of containers were exported to the U.S. from 10 Asian countries and regions in December 2017, which increased 6.2% from a year earlier to set a new monthly record, according to a report recently released by American research firm Descartes DataMyne. 93 more words

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Packing up in Lusaka (retrospective)

I realise I’ve written very little about living in Lusaka. And even less about the wonderful Zambian game viewing and travel opportunities we had during 2016/17. 532 more words

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Cryptocurrency 'TEU' to be introduced in container shipping

300cubits, a Hong Kong-based blockchain startup, intends to introduce a cryptocurrency ‘TEU’ with a select group of container shipping lines and freight forwarders receiving the first crypto tokens, from 1 Feb 2018, on a first come first served basis to promote their use as shipping booking deposits. 228 more words

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