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Per a press release on April 1, United States-based Blockchain Holdings Capital Ventures (BHCV) has partnered with SG Blocks.
The latter uses cargo shipping containers in construction for development of its multi-container data centers. Blockchain Holdings Capital Ventures will be SG Blocks’ sole partner in designing decentralized data centers. Also, per the announcement, the first prototype is expected to appear in Q4 2019.
BHCV later on plans to open a distribution channel which will scale data center production. The company plans to produce 150–200 by 2020. The latter will reportedly be cheaper to launch and is said to be more flexible.
In February, the County Auditors’ Association of Ohio formed a working group to study the use of blockchain for the effective transfer of property deeds.The group will purportedly test the use of distributed ledger technology for bringing efficiency to management and execution to real estate transactions. In addition, to transfer of land titles across several nations. Moreover, their ongoing projects will be scrutinized by SafeChain member Tony Frano. This step will help the association set measurable goals also build on operating principle for the new technology.
As per a report by PortSEurope on March 6. Marseille Fos Port, the main trade seaport of France is all set to participate in a blockchain pilot for freight logistics in June 2019. The project will reportedly tap distributed ledger technology for intermodal freight forwarding and supply chain logistics.
The pilot has been built and developed by three blockchain and logistics firms, which are, Marseille Gyptis International, BuyCo and KeeeX. Marseille-Fos Port, or Grand Port Maritime de Marseille, is the second largest Mediterranean port and the fourth largest port in Europe.
Per the report, the initiative has been backed by the Interministerial Delegation for logistics of MeRS and development of the port. Furthermore, the project draws heavy support from Caisse des Depots, a French public sector financial institution, Voies navigables de France, navigation authority and electricity generation firm the Compagnie National Rhone.