• 2021 August 1 12:37

    Minerva Bunkering Partners with rise-x.io adding end to end workflow to the Advanced Delivery Platform (ADP)

    Minerva Bunkering announced a new partnership with rise-x.io to establish ADP Clear Pte. Ltd. in Singapore. The spin off digital business will combine Minerva’s Advanced Delivery Platform and rise-x.io’s proprietary DIANA Ecosystem Operating Platform (EOP) to enable end to end bunkering solutions in a digital ecosystem.

    The ADP is an innovative solution comprised of integrated hardware and software designed and developed by Minerva and its technology partner Curl Tech.

    Customers using the ADP benefit from visibility into all details of their bunkering operations including quality of fuel delivered, operational timelines, and quantity received as per mass flow meter profiles – all in real-time and viewed from anywhere via the customer portal.

    “Our partnership with rise-x.io allows us to extend the capabilities of ADP driving end to end digitalization and the resulting visibility and cost savings that reach from the front office to the to the back office and beyond,” said Minerva CEO Tyler Baron.

    rise-x.io is the company behind QuayChain Pte. Ltd., an open access market facing platform designed to facilitate the online sale, purchase, delivery and settlement of marine fuel. Established in 2018 QuayChain’s mission is to knit the industry together in a digital ecosystem for added transparency and efficiency across vessel owners and operators, fuel suppliers, terminal operators, regulators, port authorities, trade finance providers, insurance companies and other 3rd party service providers involved in the marine fuel industry.

    “With QuayChain Pte. Ltd. we tested early-stage concepts using our blockchain enabled DIANA platform to build out multi-party workflows for autonomous operations,” Explains Rowan Fenn, Co-founder and CEO rise-x.io.

    “We were looking for a forward-thinking partner, committed to bringing efficiency, trust and transparency to the global marine fuel market, and one who could bring scope and scale to the QuayChain concepts. In Tyler Baron and Minerva, we found that partner,” said Fenn.

    QuayChain and the ADP are directly complimentary and through ADP Clear Pte. Ltd. the two companies will integrate both solutions to create one seamless customer experience. The benefits of this new partnership include:

    Streamlined workflow from fuel purchasing, delivery, and settlement with end-to-end transparency from nomination through settlement;
    Simplified 1 click purchasing and contract nominations;
    Real time data analysis, compliance management and reporting to reduce regulatory risk and cost.

    About rise-x.io: rise-x.io is an intelligent technology company specializing in Ecosystem Operating Platforms (EOP) for the management of digital ecosystems to drive industry productivity and growth. DIANA, its core technology, is a cloud native, blockchain-based EOP that simplifies and automates multi-party workflows, aligning legal entities, physical assets, users, events and data across internal value chains and external supply chains to eliminate redundancy, waste and costs, reduce misalignment and risk, and to support new innovative business models. DIANA technology is legacy friendly connecting companies of all sizes to drive network resilience, flexibility and trust.




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2021 September 19

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2021 September 18

15:07 Energy-saving investments clear the way for shore-based power
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2021 September 17

17:49 New radar post to increase navigation safety in the seaport of Kaliningrad
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16:47 Zelenodolsk Plant named after M. Gorky launches small-size missile ship Grad
16:31 PIL launches new South China to India West Coast Service - South China India Express
16:05 De Beers’ latest diamond recovery vessel departs Damen Shipyards Mangalia for Southern Africa
15:46 Port of Melbourne CEO announces retirement
15:25 Transneft Baltic holds large-scale firefighting and tactical drills at Ust-Luga Oil Depot
14:18 Grain traders to address RF Ministry of Agriculture and ask it revise grain export duty calculation system
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12:10 APM Terminals Poti marks two years without injury and celebrates its safety culture
11:56 Vitol’s V-Bunkers to bring electric-hybrid bunker tankers to Singapore harbour
11:05 ABS and DSME to develop very large liquefied CO2 carrier
10:55 DP World to invest £300m in new fourth berth at London Gateway logistics hub
10:34 Severnaya Verf shipyard launches third processing trawler of Project 170701, Kapitan Ostashkov (video)
09:58 The Port of Calais officially inaugurated
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2021 September 16

18:35 Boskalis completes EUR 100 million share buyback program
17:30 Construction of port Lavna kicked off in Murmansk Region
17:21 APM Terminals opens first “Fast Corridor” between Vado Ligure reefer terminal and inland customers in Italy
17:05 Wärtsilä cloud simulation now available on-demand via OTG’s Ocean Learning Platform
16:41 Evergreen’s Ever Ace with WinGD’s large bore X92 bore size engines crossed the Suez Canal
16:14 The new Port of Calais officially inaugurated after six years of construction
15:45 Southampton’s newest cruise terminal officially opened
15:35 Organizers of International Conference “Development of Icebreaking and Support Fleet“ offer the event programme
15:14 Dublin Port publishes Port Infrastructure Charges Pricing Strategy 2022 to 2026
14:53 Port of Oakland beef export volume up 25 percent in Jan - July 2021
14:37 UK ports welcome public support for clean maritime projects
14:26 IVECO and Nikola sign MoU with Hamburg Port Authority for zero-emission Class 8 battery-electric trucks
13:40 SMM Maritime Industry Report (MIR) shows industry on track for sustainability
13:16 MABUX: Bunker Weekly Outlook, Week 37, 2021
13:02 Port of Los Angeles cargo volume exceeds 954,000 TEU in August 2021
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11:47 TransContainer arranged transit transportation from Korea to Turkey via Far East and Novorossiysk ports
11:24 DOF Group announces new contracts in Brazil
11:02 Cargo-passenger ferry Pavel Leonov arrived at Korsakov, the ship’s homeport
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10:21 Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy sees great interest in the Norwegian continental shelf