Tag: StormGeo

StormGeo joins UN platform for ocean sustainability
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StormGeo joins UN platform for ocean sustainability

StormGeo has been selected by the UN as a participant in the UN Global Compact, specifically, the Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business. The UN Global Compact was created in 1999 to promote responsible business practices and UN values among the global business community. StormGeo’s participation proves its commitment to the UN Global Compact corporate responsibility initiative...

StormGeo and DNV GL partner on fleet performance solution
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StormGeo and DNV GL partner on fleet performance solution

StormGeo and DNV GL have agreed to consolidate their fleet performance solutions under one banner. DNV GL’s ECO Insight and Navigator Insight solutions will be combined with StormGeo’s FleetDSS and ship reporting solutions to offer shippers a complete fleet performance portfolio. The solution will offer route advisory, weather intelligence, navigation and planning, and fleet performance...

StormGeo delivers integrated navigation and route optimisation platform
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StormGeo delivers integrated navigation and route optimisation platform

StormGeo has launched Navigator Solutions Portfolio, an integrated, navigational and route optimisation platform connecting on-board solutions to shore-based decision support. The Navigator Solutions Portfolio on-board solutions integrate all voyage-planning elements into one optimal workflow, with a focus on usability and connectivity. On-shore solutions connect the on-board navigation and route optimisation to shore-based commercial and technical...

Using weather data to avoid charter party disputes
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Using weather data to avoid charter party disputes

Wording is everything when it comes to maritime disputes, especially those involving speed and fuel consumption. Anyone who works in this area knows that words like “about” mean different things to different people and can cause a lot of angst. In particular, the specific wording in Charterparty clauses for dry bulk shipping will often determine...

The importance of weather routing in fuel-efficient shipping
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The importance of weather routing in fuel-efficient shipping

Weather, including currents, waves, wind, and swell has been found to affect the performance of a vessel by between 50 and 80 per cent and cost thousands of US Dollar in additional fuel consumption. Routing a vessel based on predicted current and weather conditions is about improving the fuel efficiency, keeping to the sailing schedule,...

StormGeo to offer integrated voyage planning service with acquisition of Nautisk
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StormGeo to offer integrated voyage planning service with acquisition of Nautisk

StormGeo, a provider of weather intelligence and decision support services, has announced acquisition of global supplier of maritime charts and publications, Nautisk from NHST Media Group. The companies will provide an integrated weather routing and navigational service that has not been offered before, Thomas Fjeld, CEO, Nautisk, told VPO Global. The platform will offer StormGeo...

Aurora Tankers saves 41MT of fuel and 33 hours with StormGeo’s help
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Aurora Tankers saves 41MT of fuel and 33 hours with StormGeo’s help

Aurora Tankers Management has praised StormGeo’s ship routing assistance for helping the company to save 41 MT of fuel, $13,940, and 33 hours on one voyage. Aurora Tankers used StormGeo’s routing analysts to determine the best route for one of its chemical tankers carrying bulk liquid cargoes from Balboa, Panama to Ningbo, China, a distance...