Spire Global Introduces New Weather Information Solutions for the Marine Industry

VIENNA, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spire Global, Inc. (NYSE: SPIR) (“the Company” or “Spire”), a leading global provider of spatial data, analytics and space services, today announced the adding Weather Insights and Weather by Route solutions to its portfolio. These solutions provide customers with an analysis of the impact of upcoming weather conditions on their operations and allow them to focus on improving efficiency and safety.

Spire collects global weather data through its fully deployed constellation of more than 100 satellites, reaching remote areas like open oceans that have traditionally been difficult to observe. This is particularly important in the maritime industry where a vessel may be impacted by unexpected extreme weather conditions midway through its journey, forcing it to take a less efficient route and increase its speed, resulting in emissions of higher fuel.

By combining weather data with maritime expertise through artificial intelligence and machine learning, Spire Weather Insights saves customers development time and cost. Spire customers no longer need to allocate resources to data collection and mining, or acquire other data sources to gather the insights needed for decision making. Organizations can simply integrate Spire’s API into their application, allowing them to focus on their core business competency.

Spire’s new meteorological solutions provide ship operators with practical data and recommendations for their voyages:

  • Overview of risks provides the level of weather risk for the vessel, cargo and crew at each stage of a sea voyage. The user inputs the characteristics of the vessel, load and desired route into an API, and the Spire’s proprietary algorithm calculates the projected risk along the route.
  • Efficiency overview anticipates the impact of weather conditions along each leg of a route, allowing vessel operators to plot optimized routes, both before and during a voyage, to reduce fuel consumption.
  • Weather by route provides highly personalized and accurate weather forecasts along the planned path of a ship on the high seas. It helps ship operators plan a route or monitor a moving voyage.

“As a mission-driven company, we are committed to providing solutions to today’s global challenges, such as global supply chain disruptions and climate change,” said Dr. Kevin Petty , Vice President, Weather and Earth Intelligence at Speyer. “Our weather solutions give maritime organizations the resources they need to optimize fuel consumption, reduce their carbon footprint, better predict expected time of arrival in port and protect crew from hazardous weather conditions.”

To learn more about Spire’s weather solutions, visit spire.com/weather.

About Spire Global, Inc.

Spire (NYSE: SPIR) is a leading global provider of space data, analytics and space services, providing access to unique datasets and powerful information about Earth from the ultimate vantage point to that organizations can make decisions with confidence, accuracy and speed. . Spire uses one of the largest constellations of general-purpose satellites in the world to obtain valuable data that is difficult to acquire and enriches it with predictive solutions. Spire then provides this data as a subscription to organizations around the world so they can improve business operations, reduce their environmental footprint, deploy resources for growth and competitive advantage, and mitigate risk. Spire gives commercial and government organizations the competitive edge they seek to innovate and solve some of the world’s toughest problems with space-based insights. Spire has offices in San Francisco, Boulder, Washington DC, Ontario, Glasgow, Oxfordshire, Luxembourg and Singapore. To learn more, visit www.spire.com.