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A Standardised Vessel Dataset

February 1, 2023

A Standardised Vessel
The Smart Maritime Network’s Standardised Vessel Dataset (SVD) for Noon Reports project aims to provide a free and open list of defined data formats for common vessel operational data points typically found in the daily Noon Report, with the goal of offering maritime stakeholders a central reference point for data mapping that can be applied by shipping companies, technology providers or any related third parties to improve the digital capabilities of the industry.

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BlueGrace Logistics helps businesses better understand and optimize their transportation programs by combining smarter analytics with advanced technology, committed service and innovative freight programs. Our typical clients operate growing businesses with transportation functions that have exceeded internal capacity, access to technology, resources and experience to effectively manage day-to-day transportation function on their own. Additionally, we assist clients looking to minimize transportation related costs as a way to increase their market competitiveness.

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