VeChain-based solution is introduced to the maritime industry via DNV GL

  • VeChain’s partner, DNV GL, will implement it’s My Care solution in the maritime industry to manage the risks of the coronavirus.
  • My Care will be applied in the maritime sector for those companies looking to restart operations in the short term. 

DNV GL has started to implement the VeChainThor blockchain based solution, My Care, to manage the risk of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in ships. According to a press release, DNV GL believes that the coronavirus requires new approaches to mitigate the impact of the disease on the maritime industry. Although the solution can be applied to any sector.

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According to the statement, My Care operates is derived from the approach used by DNV GL to assess infection risk in hospitals. The solution combines a number of standards, practices and management systems from DNV GL whereby My Care requires customers and stakeholders to scan a QR code that is embedded in the application’s trust mark. My Care then opens the DNV GL assessment statement that is stored on the public VeChainThor blockchain.

DNV GL states that for maritime customers who are looking to reopen their operations, My Care provides the tools to be prepared for the disease. In addition, DNV GL beliefs My Care can be a solution that in the long term can drive lasting changes in the resilience of a business. In that regard, DNV GL’s CEO for Business Assurance, Luca Crisciotti said:

Active communication of infection risk prevention and mitigation efforts can help companies restore passenger trust, as well as that of employees and other stakeholders. All My Care assessments result in a dedicated trust mark that can be displayed online or onboard the vessels, for example, and through which you can share more information.

To take the first steps toward restarting operations, a client can evaluate how effective their infection prevention measures have been with My Care. Then, a company can use the application to measure the level of maturity their measures have reached. This will give them an understanding of the processes they have applied to mitigate infection risk and help them build resistance against these long-term scenarios. Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL’s CEO for the marine sector said the following:

The pandemic has put immense pressure on businesses to demonstrate a readiness to re-open and reliably sustain operations – the maritime industry is no different (…). My Care is yet another example of how DNV GL continues to draw on its existing expertise and experience in healthcare and other industries to innovate

According to the statement, the Finnish cruise and ferry company Viking Line is the first to complete the My Care readiness assessment covering 6 terminals and 7 vessels.

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