Why DTN?

We have been named the most accurate global weather provider, earning the trust of shipping companies worldwide. Our expert team of meteorologists knows what’s happening right now and what the future will bring. Our weather intelligence is backed by a proprietary marine forecasting engine that provides you the most up-to-date forecasts so you can adjust your operations, track new routes, and streamline your response. But, our forecasts are more than just reporting the weather – they deliver the critical weather intelligence you need to ensure your ships take the most efficient and safest routes possible. All while making sure you are able to confidently make decisions that reduce your risk and impact your bottom line.

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Our ship routing solutions are supported by Master Mariners and meteorologists. Combined, their expertise ensures that you have the latest meteorological intelligence information available to route your ships away from inclement weather conditions.

DTN has 120+ meteorologists, stationed throughout the world and backed by more than 20,000 weather stations in our global network. That’s how we provide you the most accurate, hyper-local forecasts available in the world.

You can access our expertise and operational intelligence either through our robust and innovative solutions or through your own technology stack. We offer many of our data feeds as APIs, allowing you to add them to the technology you’re already relying upon.

Shipping Expertise to Serve You Better



Ship Routing Optimization
We know that optimizing your ships’ routes means you can save time, fuel, and money. It can also help you reduce CO2 emissions, as well as help keep your crews, ships, and cargo safe while at sea. You can rely upon DTN to provide you the best-in-class voyage — and data checking processes, routing solutions, analysis reports, and advanced operator tools – all to ensure you have the operational intelligence needed to make time-sensitive decisions.

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Meteorology + Shipping Expertise
No one knows shipping better than Master Mariners. That’s why we have our own staff of Master Mariners working at DTN for you and your operations. They know the intricacies of ship routing, while their colleagues in our global weather rooms understand the nuances of offshore and nautical forecasting. With our experts at hand, you can be confident that the information you get from DTN can be trusted when making even the toughest decisions for your business.

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Rich Weather Data to Power Your Inhouse Tools
We believe in ensuring our customers can access our operational intelligence through a variety of solutions. That’s why we invest in building some of the industry’s most innovative and user-friendly products. However, we also know that our customers have tools and technologies that work best for their operations. Therefore, we offer a number of our datasets and intelligence solutions through APIs to ensure you can access the information however and whenever you need.

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How we Delight our Customers


We work with the world’s leading shipping and charter companies, such as Dorian LPG, TORM, Spliethoff and many others as they safely and economically plan routes covering millions of sea miles.

 

Expert Shipping Analysis and Trends



How Weather Data Helps Digitalization Efforts
You’ve seen it – digitalization in the shipping industry. But, as you’re working to upgrade and digitalize your operations, are you considering how weather data may help? Read our white paper to learn the ins and outs of how weather data supports and adds to your digitalization strategy.

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Five Essentials of Weather Optimized Routing
Getting your ship or vessel from point A to point B, while managing costs, keeping fuel consumption down, and maintaining safety can challenge even the best laid plan. Luckily, weather optimized routing provides a solution and helps captains take the most efficient route while avoiding hazardous weather conditions. Our guide highlights the benefits for your operations.

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How to Save Fuel in Seakeeping
Seakeeping solutions, which combine enhanced weather routing and motion prediction technologies, can drive fuel savings of up to 1.5%. Find out how your organization can realize these savings with today’s leading innovations for shipping operations.

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Attend Our Webinars

Our long-range forecast team hosts webinars seasonally to ensure you are up-to-date on what’s coming in the next season and how it might impact your business.

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See Us In Person!

Our team of experts travel the world and see customers face-to-face, virtually, and in-person at trade shows and expos. Find out when your favorite DTN contact will be at a show near you.

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Learn From Our Insights

Our weather intelligence experts highlight how weather can impact business across industries and geographies. Learn more about how to prepare for and address adverse weather conditions.

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