New standard data definitions for Just-in-Time port calls

As part of its Just-in-Time (JIT) Port Call programme, the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), a non-profit group aiming to further digitalize container shipping technology standards, in conjunction with its nine member carriers, published standard data definitions for the port call process. 

Environmentally friendly shipping can reduce freight costs

A recent study carried out in the Laboratory of Industrial Management at Åbo Akademi University indicates that improved ship utilization rates and investments in environmentally sustainable technologies for enhanced energy efficiency would not only significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions within navigation but would also contribute to lowering freight costs.

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