The Blockchain and DLTs in the Maritime Industry: Potential and Barriers


  •   A. Panos

  •   G. Kapnissis

  •   H. C. Leligou


In the shipping industry, a significant part of the documents exchanges still have the traditional paper form, mainly due to security concerns, despite the size and modernization efforts of this market. We explore the adoption of the blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies to address document exchange in a fast and secure way.

Keywords: Bill of Lading, Blockchain, DLT, Maritime Industry


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Panos, A., Kapnissis, G. and Leligou, H.C. 2020. The Blockchain and DLTs in the Maritime Industry: Potential and Barriers. European Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. 4, 5 (Oct. 2020). DOI: