digital shipping standards

Standards

electronic-bill-of-lading

Electronic Bill of Lading

These standards aim to facilitate acceptance and adoption of an electronic bill of lading (eBL) by regulators, banks and insurers and to unify communication between these organisations and customers, carriers and all other stakeholders involved in a transaction.

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shipping-container-security-systems

Cyber Security

An overview of best practices to help designated crew members mitigate the risk of cyber incidents, or contain damage (fail safe) and recover in the event of an attack.

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shipping-booking-process-documentation

Booking Process (beta)

These standards streamline the booking and documentation process by enabling automatic uptake of booking process data into the eBL.

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internet-of-things-IoT-gateway-connectivity

IoT – Gateway Connectivity Interface

These standards are designed to enable industry-wide interoperability between IoT devices (including “smart containers”) and the supporting network infrastructure.

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internet-of-things-IoT-remote-reefer-container

IoT – Remote Reefer Container Monitoring on Board

A minimum set of data elements to be shared with vessel crew to enable remote monitoring of smart reefer containers on board a vessel.

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just-in-time-shipping-port-call

Just-in-Time Port Call

Standards for exchanging port call event data in a uniform way, enabling digital planning and operational optimisation

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shipping-load-list-and-bay-plan

Load List and Bay Plan

These standards are developed to facilitate communication of container load volumes and stowage details between VSA partners, terminals and ports.

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operational-vessel-schedules

Operational Vessel Schedules

These standards are designed to enable automatic sharing of vessel schedule data between carriers and operational service providers.

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shipping-track-and-trace-cargo

Track & Trace

These standards comprise a common set of processes as well as data and interface standards to enable cross-carrier shipment tracking

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