Lines set up digital shipping association

Shipping lines MSC, Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express have officially established the Digital Container Shipping Association in Amsterdam, after gaining regulatory approval from the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) last month. The aim is to create common information technology standards to make the industry more efficient for lines and their customers. AP Moller-Maersk’s Thomas Bagge has been appointed the association’s chief executive. One of the association’s first projects will focus on standards ... [+]

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