A group of five container shipping companies
IT executives from A.P. Moller – Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and Ocean Network Express are currently discussing the creation of common information technology standards which shall be openly available and free of charge for all stakeholders of the wider container shipping industry.
“It’s in the customers' and all stakeholders’ best
“We are striving for less red tape and better transparency. The timing is right, as emerging technologies create new
While the shipping industry already has multiple organisations and associations, the members of the group identified a need for a neutral and non-profit body for ocean carriers that is driven by delivering benefits for the industry and its stakeholders.
The association has no
“CMA CGM is always looking for best practices and standards to support the innovation and digital strategy of the company. Being a founding member will enable us to work together on setting the standards for
Adam Banks, chief technology and information officer at A.P. Moller – Maersk, said digital was key for their business.
“A joint set of technical standards will ensure interoperability and enable all parties to concentrate on