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Montevideo, July 17th 2018 - 23:11 UTC

Tag: Pier

  • Thursday, June 21st 2018 - 08:23 UTC

    Brazil central bank unveils block-chain platform to facilitate info exchange between financial regulators

    Pier will allow for data exchange between the BCB, (Brazil's SEC) the Superintendence of Private Insurance and the National Pension Funds Authority.

    Brazil’s central bank has unveiled details of a newly-developed block-chain platform that will be used to facilitate information exchange between the country’s financial regulators. Dubbed ‘Pier’, the block-chain was developed by the Banco Central do Brasil (BCB)’s own IT department and will be used to share data securely between the central bank and other domestic regulators, BSB, said in an announcement.

  • Friday, December 29th 2017 - 10:09 UTC

    Valparaíso planning a cruise pier that can handle a pair of 300-meters ships

    The US$ 30m initiative involves an area of approximately 2,300 square meters on the land side, to consolidate offices for the pier's operations and cargo

    The Chilean port of Valparaíso has plans for a specific cruise ships pier, where calls have dropped due to berthing conflicts with the cargo business. Agencias Universales SA, Agunsa, has proposed the pier, designed in conjunction with the Dutch engineering company Royal HaskoningDHV, and it would be able to handle a pair of 300-meter ships simultaneously, with the possibility to expand for bigger vessels in future.