Unique System partners with Greek varsity
Dubai, March 26, 2013
Unique System, a leading offshore solution provider, has been appointed as an authorised partner of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) for atmospheric modeling and weather forecasting group activities.
NKUA, established in 1836, is the oldest and biggest university of Greece. The Atmospheric Modeling and Weather Forecasting Group (AM&WFG) is part of Faculty of Physics and the Institute of Accelerating Systems and Applications (IASA) of NKUA.
The research activities of the group are related to atmospheric physics and chemistry, renewable energy, sea state and wave modeling and regional climate. The main focus is in atmospheric, energy and wave model development and applications.
Other activities include various applications related to energy production and management (wind energy, load forecasting), services related to weather and wave forecasting, optimal ship routing and safety.
The AM&WFG is active in the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf Region by providing software and operational services (weather, wave, sea-current, tidal and air pollution) to various clients for more than a decade now.
Unique System, a Unique Maritime Group Company, will be responsible for the sale of AM&WFG activities and systems and will also offer weather forecasting services.
Professor G Kallos of NKUA said: “Unique System was an ideal choice for an association due to their experience is similar projects undertaken for the environmental monitoring and also due to their strong market reach in the region.”
Harry Gandhi, CEO of Unique Maritime Group, said: “As part of our growth strategy, we need to add new products in our portfolio and with this partnership with NKUA, it gives us an opportunity to expand from monitoring to forecasting as well.”
“We are extremely excited about this new partnership and are ready to offer Integrated packages of environmental monitoring and forecasting services to our clients with highest level of service at all times.” he added. – TradeArabia News Service
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