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Maersk and IBM launch blockchain company

Maersk is joining forces with IBM to launch a company to use blockchain technology to offer a global trade digitisation platform built on open standards and designed for use by the entire global shipping ecosystem.

Million up for Felixstowe

Felixstowe reckons it is the first port in the UK to handle over a million TEU by rail in a year. The one millionth unit was loaded on 13th December 2017 onto a Freightliner service to Birmingham.

Maersk sells Mercosul

Maersk Line has completed the divestment of Mercosul Line, a subsidiary of Hamburg Süd, which the company recently bought for €3.7 billion. Maersk has sold the Brazilian container shipping business to CMA CGM.

Agency deal for PD Ports

PD Ports has been appointed as ships agent in the Humber region for short sea carrier operators, “K” Line European Sea Highway Services.

Xpediator acquires Benfleet Forwarding

Xpediator, the freight forwarding group that owns Delamode, has acquired Benfleet Forwarding Ltd for an initial consideration of £6.55 million.