Fintech Alert: Marine Insurance Embraces Blockchain Technology

Mainbrace (October 2017, No. 4)

As we previously discussed in our March 2017 issue of Mainbrace, blockchain technology is continuing to proliferate throughout all aspects of industry, including shipping, with Hyundai Merchant Marine (“HMM”) recently completing its first pilot voyage from the South Korean port of Busan to the Chinese port of Qingdao employing blockchain technology. (Read more)

This article by Keith B. Letourneau, partner at Blank Rome, and Lauren B. Wilgus, associate at Blank Rome, is one in a series of articles written for Blank Rome Maritime's quarterly Mainbrace newsletter. To view the other articles in the October 2017 edition of Mainbrace, please click here.