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DNV GL opening Veracity data platform office in Singapore

Classification Society DNV GL is opening a new Singapore base for its data platform Veracity, with a focus on maritime.

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 digitalisation 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 martime industry in particular with its efforts to use data as a resource to increase efficiency,” says Mikkel Skou, director of Veracity.

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

Lunde 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 1.4m subscriptions to services on the platform.