Canada Border Services Test Blockchain Technology to Streamline Processes

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is the latest entity to partner with a blockchain-based platform in a bid to make its systems more efficient. Tracking goods is an intensive business, relying on many people and many documents. However, when you put these two components together in a high-stressed and fast-paced, human errors and misplaced…

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TradeLens: IBM And Maersk Collaborate On Blockchain-Powered Global Supply Chain

Participation by big names in a big industry could impact international trade. Tech giant IBM and Danish Shipping and logistics company Maersk have announced the creation of a global, blockchain-powered shipping platform, TradeLense, in an official August 9 press release. As of today, 94 organizations have either been early adopters of the program or have…

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Maersk to Launch 2 Blockchain Apps with IBM; Starts Using EY’s Insurwave

Maersk, the giant leading the container shipping industry, is about to launch two blockchain apps in collaboration with IBM. The company started to use Insurwave, a blockchain system backed by EY. The Danish transport and logistics giant A.P. Moller-Maersk plans to launch two blockchain applications in collaboration with IBM, according to Tim Smith, the head…

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Blockchain Platform For Marine Insurance Launched By EY, Guardtime

Accounting and services firm Ernst & Young (EY) software company Guardtime have launched a blockchain insurance platform for the global shipping industry. Dubbed Insurwave, the platform leverages blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, Microsoft Azure infrastructure, and ACORD data standards. The platform allows each party in the shipping insurance ecosystem to use a blockchain platform that…

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