Singapore Launches E-bills of Lading Initiative

Singapore launches Pilot of TradeTrust Blockchain Shipping Initiative for the maritime sector through development of electronic bills of lading (EBLs), reports Asia/MiddleEast Maritime Focus.

What is the benefit?

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and MPA are partnering up to lead development of Singapore’s TradeTrust initiative for the maritime sector through development of electronic bills of lading (EBLs).

Announcing the pilot in Singapore’s parliament on 4 March, Minister for...

https://mfame.guru/singapore-launches-e-bills-of-lading-initiative/

Unalaska Expects Record-Setting Cruise Season With 20 New Ships!

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  • Twenty cruise ships are ready to be inducted into Unalaska by the end of the cruise season capable of carrying 500 to 700 people.
  • Unalaska is still grappling with the challenges that come with more vessels due to insufficient infrastructure and facilities.
  • The increased tourism will boost existing small businesses and nonprofits — and could even support new businesses that cater to visitors.

According to radio station KUCB, twenty cruise ships are slated to call on the...

https://mfame.guru/unalaska-expects-record-setting-cruise-season-with-20-new-ships/