FleetWeather Ocean Services, Inc. ("FleetWeather") was named as a finalist in the Technical Innovation category for the Lloyd's List 2015 North American Maritime Awards. FleetWeather was chosen and recognized for its continued innovation and development of shipping's first and only business intelligence (BI) solution. FleetWeather joins a distinguished list of award finalists and shipping industry leaders including American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Jefferies, DNV GL, Watson Farley & Williams, TOTE, Blank Rome, APL, Norton Rose Fulbright, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Laurin Maritime, and Navios Maritime Midstream Partners. This is the second consecutive year that FleetWeather has been selected as a finalist in the Technical Innovation Award category. This category recognizes technological innovation that leads to meaningful advancement in the shipping industry.
FleetWeather will be present at the Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa in Houston, Texas for the awards ceremony and dinner on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 when formal announcement of the winners for each of the 18 award categories will be made. 2015 marks the second year of the Lloyd's List North American Maritime Awards event. Last year's inaugural awards event was a huge success attracting more than 300 maritime industry representatives from across North America.
"We are once again very honored to be named as a finalist for this prestigious award along with so many other shipping industry leaders and innovators," said Jess Hurwitz, FleetWeather's Director of Global Sales and Marketing and CTO. "Being a finalist for the second consecutive year further validates our unique service and the valuable contributions we are making to the global shipping industry. We thank our valued team at FleetWeather for their hard work and contributions over the past year and our amazing clients for their continued trust and support."
FleetWeather was recognized by Lloyd's List and its distinguished panel of judges for its continued innovation and development of shipping's first and only business intelligence (BI) solution. A year after introduction, FleetWeather stands alone and continues on the route of providing the industry's only highly customized information process. FleetWeather focuses on ensuring accurate, timely, and derived information stemming from a client's individual needs, requirements and unique decision-making process.
FleetWeather's BI services are currently being utilized by clients from over 60 countries worldwide and include a mix of ship owners, pool managers, long-term time charterers, and technical managers. Our unique end-to-end process provides a modern management tool and information services never before available to global shipping leaders. Benefits from using our services include: reduced costs, improved fuel management, increased profits, improved decision making efficiency, reduced exposure to risk, enhanced competitiveness, better handling of new opportunities, third party verification of operational metrics, and time savings from reducing daily data chores. FleetWeather's services and deliverables can be dynamically adapted for changing market conditions, relationships, business models, or strategies. Utilizing our services helps modern-day shipping companies to remain flexible and agile in challenging markets and stay better focused on growth, revenue and strategic objectives.
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