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Spire And VesselBot Announce Strategic Alliance To Develop Maritime, AI-Enabled Digital Products

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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, 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.

This announcement was made on 15 April 2020.

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