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Norwegian company creates maritime weather gigant

Norwegian StormGeo, which supplies weather and safety services for the maritime industry, has acquired American AWT, thus creating a new behemoth in the field, says the company.

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Ambitions are huge at Norwegian StormGeo, which has supplied weather forecasts and safety analyses since 1998 to the maritime industry, from shipping to offshore. The company has recently acquired the major American player in the field, Applied Weather Technology (APW), thus creating the foundation for a new behemoth within maritime weather services.

According to StormGeo, which is headquartered in Bergen, AWT has 11 offices in seven countries, and headquarters in Silicon Valley, assisting more than 5,000 ships on a daily basis.

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