The Dutch provider of logistics solutions, Portbase has successfully completed the first phase of its integration into the platform based on the Blockchain technology TradeLens. Together they will manage the core operations and processes in the ports of Amsterdam and Rotterdam.
According to the announcement, Both Portbase and TradeLens hope to create a global ecosystem of carriers, ports and terminals through a digital port infrastructure management system. In the future, they expect these updates to be supported by TradeLens’ blockchain infrastructure.
Ivan van der Wolf, Maging Director of Portbase, explained how blockchain technology is used to organize the company’s operations more efficiently:
“It enables all actors in the logistics chain to share data with each other in a simple, fast and secure way, regardless of their mutual relationship, which improves trade for everyone involved. Portbase acts as a data center for global trade through the Dutch ports and facilitates this Connection with the regional networks of Northwest Europe. “
Norbert Kouwenhoven, TradeLens Global Authorities Leader for IBM indicated that this build was selected “Allows one click to scale and can be easily expanded” as the ecosystem horizon grows.
Recently, Cointelegraph reported that the port of Rotterdam has started a pilot program based on blockchain technology with some of the world’s largest shipping companies. The aim of this pilot project was to improve the safety and efficiency of the millions of containers that are unloaded in the port every year.