Brightoil Petroleum, through its subsidiary Marine Online, has launched an e-commerce platform designed for the highly specialised and fragmented shipping industry.

The demise of the paper Bill of Lading (B/L) has been long talked about and may finally becoming a reality as G2 Ocean and Manuchar complete a successful trial pilot of CargoX's blockchain-based B/L solution.

Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL) subsidiary Gold Talent has entered into the investment and cooperation agreement with Cosco Shipping Logistics and JD Logistics to establish the joint venture for e-commence market expansion.

Container line ZIM has invested in an e-commerce platform Ladingo which offers a shipping solution to international customers buying large and bulky items.

Panama is joining the shipping digital community with the first web platform in the region which allows Panamanian importers and exporters to take advantage of this maritime and air connectivity.

Bimco has launched its new electronic editing solution for contracts - SmartCon – at an event in Singapore.

This year’s Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC) in Hong Kong will focus on three areas – the Belt and Road Initiative, e-commerce and smart logistics.

The full container load (FCL) is dying, declared IDS Medical Systems North Asia regional md Tommy Lui. With e-commerce worth some $1.9trn at comprising slightly less than 9% of total retail sales globally and predicted to make up 15% by 2020, this is would seem like a debatable claim.

Hong Kong-listed Brightoil Petroleum has further developed its energy e-commerce platform with the start of real-time online bunker trading combined with a Forward Fixed Price (FFP) hedging tool on Friday.

Mumbai-based crew travel company Fly Hi reports that it has launched an innovative new digital e-commerce platform called Just One Click (JOC).

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