Spire And VesselBot Announce Strategic Alliance to Develop AI-enabled Digital Products For The Maritime Industry
(SAN FRANCISCO/ATHENS) April 15, 2020 - Spire Global, a global data service provider and leader in AIS data solutions and weather forecasting, and VesselBot, a leading AI and Big Data technology company with deep shipping domain expertise, today announced a new partnership to co-develop AI-enabled digital products for the maritime industry. These collaborative digital products will provide market stakeholders with digital solutions enabling them to make data-driven commercial decisions.
The companies join forces to create innovative technology products that combine Spire’s AIS tracking data, weather data, and other services with VesselBot’s domain knowledge and technology expertise. The new products will allow professionals to save money by optimizing ship and port operations. Each organization brings a wealth of data expertise and aims to resolve key maritime challenges faced in the 21st century. The maritime industry is seeing high-growth from adopting new emerging technologies which makes the timing of this partnership ideal as they will deliver intelligent tools based on real-time data.
“We are delighted to have this opportunity to collaborate with Spire Maritime. We look forward to this collaboration and aim to work together, not just technically but also culturally, to reach our common goal to create unique, innovative digital solutions that will solve actual problems, and that shall enable Operational efficiencies to the constantly changing maritime market.” Constantine Komodromos, VesselBot’s CEO.
We look forward to developing this relationship with VesselBot, who is building ground-breaking solutions for the dry-bulk market. With new regulations and an increasing need to reduce costs, the maritime industry is ripe for digital disruption. We are excited to provide VesselBot with this integral data with the most efficient technology available so they remain solely focused on solving key maritime challenges.” John Lusk, GM of Global Data Services, Spire Global.
About Spire Maritime
Launched in late 2018, Spire Maritime is on a mission to become the global leader in capturing, mining, refining, and analyzing AIS-related data and information. To learn more, visit: maritime.spire.com
About Spire Global Inc.
Spire Global Inc. is a space-to-cloud analytics company that utilizes proprietary satellite data and algorithms to provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. Spire’s data analytics is backed by a wholly owned and developed constellation of nanosatellites, global ground station network, and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth. To learn more, visit: www.spire.com
VesselBot is a technology company with deep shipping expertise, which provides with digital solutions the international maritime industry. We combine a wealth of data with advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, to develop off-the-shelf and tailor-made digital solutions that meet the industry’s needs. To learn more, visit: www.vesselbot.com
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