IBM, Maersk’s Blockchain Platform TradeLens Is Shipping to Russia

Updated : 2019-06-12T20:44:00

A blockchain-powered platform built by IBM and Maersk and designed to facilitate international trade is to launch in Russia.

According to a June 6 news release from Maersk, the Danish shipping and logistics giant, agreement has been reached with Russian authorities for the TradeLens platform to operate in the country, starting with a pilot project alongside the country’s primary container gateway, the port of St. Petersburg.