Accuritas selected as finalist for Lloyd's List Big Data Award

(HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y.) ‚ Accuritas Global Solutions has been named as a finalist in the Big Data Award category for the Lloyd's List 2016 North American Maritime Awards. Accuritas was chosen and recognized for its big data, business intelligence and analytics services and its continued innovation, development and contributions to the global shipping industry.

The Lloyd's List Intelligence Big Data Award recognizes companies in the last year in the North American region that can demonstrate tangible examples of "big data" innovation for shipping that have contributed to improved management of performance and risk. Under its previous name, FleetWeather, the company was previously recognized and honored as a finalist in the Technical Innovation Award category in the 2014 and 2015 Lloyd's List North American Maritime Awards.

Accuritas joins a distinguished list of award finalists and shipping industry leaders including American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), DNV GL, Ridgebury Tankers, Dorian LPG, Teekay Corporation, Liberty Maritime Corp., Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry, Martin & Ottaway, Blank Rome, Watson Farley & Williams, CMA CGM, Seward & Kissel, ORBCOMM, and American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection & Indemnity Association (The American P&I Club).

"We are delighted to be a finalist for this award and to be recognized in the shipping industry for our accomplishments and innovations in big data. Accuritas has been committed to modernizing shipping by providing industry-unique business intelligence and analytics services," said Jess Hurwitz, Accuritas' executive vice president and chief technology officer. "This honor fuels our passion to help shipping reach new heights of success, stability and growth working on individual solutions one client at a time."

Accuritas will be present at a gala evening event at Pier Sixty in New York for the awards ceremony and dinner on Thursday, May 19, when formal announcement of the winners in each of the 14 award categories will be made. 2016 marks the first time that the Lloyd's List Intelligence Big Data Award is part of the Lloyd's List North American Maritime Awards. Past award events have been a huge success, attracting more than 300 maritime industry representatives from across North America.

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By Professional Mariner Staff