DNV GL To Boost Maritime Industry Opens New Office in Singapore

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Classification Society DNV GL has established a new base in Singapore for its open industrial data platform Veracity to boost digitalization, reports Seatrade Maritime News.

Ground presence in Singapore

DNV GL has moved to have an on the ground presence in Singapore for its two year old big data platform Veracity with an aim to spur digitalization in the maritime sector.

“Asia-Pacific is thriving due to a great deal of investment and innovation across industry. By having a local presence in Singapore, we are better equipped to support the maritime industry in particular with its efforts to use data as a resource to increase efficiency,” says Mikkel Skou, director of Veracity.

Leads comment

The new Veracity office will be headed up by Magnus Lande, who is the commercial director of the data platform.

Lande comments, “A broad range of organizations, from shipowners to authorities, need to better leverage available data in their core activities. This could be data owned by the organization or owned data combined with available public or industry data. We will help organizations unlock this potential by facilitating secure data sharing and collaboration between industry players on our data platform and ecosystem.”

Veracity has 172,000 users and 1.4 m subscriptions to services on the platform.

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Source: SeatradeMaritimeNews

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