MeteoGroup new incentive provider for sea-going vessels


MeteoGroup Maritime has joined Green Award in order to incentivise ship owners with high safety and environmental standards and to eliminate substandard shipping from the world’s oceans. From 1-01-2012 MeteoGroup will provide a 50% discount on the initial software licence fee and a 5% discount on the published full price of the annual fee.


                   (Photo courtesy of P. Kerkmans, Meteo Consult)

MeteoGroup is Europe’s largest private sector weather business with a worldwide customer base and operations in ten European countries and the USA as well as representatives in the Middle East and Far East, supplying tailored products to professional, media and consumer markets. Expert meteorologists provide forecasts, support, monitoring and consultancy services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In addition, a dedicated weather modelling team continuously develop MeteoGroup’s in-house systems and forecasting techniques.

The Group is owned by the Press Association, the national news agency for the UK and Ireland. Offices are located in Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the UK and the USA.

The benefits of SPOS, MeteoGroup Maritime’s market-leading weather routing service for shipping, is in line with the objectives of the Green Award certification, namely a safe and environmentally friendly international shipping industry. Under the new agreement, MeteoGroup Maritime will reward any ship that has passed the stringent Green Award certification process with a 50% discount on the initial software licence fee of the SPOS and a 5% discount on the published full price list of the annual weather subscription fee for the SPOS.

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