Applied Weather Technology, Inc. (AWT) anounced the hiring of a European sales manager, Bob Billett, and the opening of a new London office. AWT’s ship routing and voyage optimization technologies enhance safety by helping ship Captains and fleet managers to avert severe weather and sea conditions, and reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions by identifying the most fuel-efficient routes to their destinations.
“With increased interest from European shipping companies to save fuel and reduce carbon emissions, the demand for AWT products and services is growing rapidly,” said Skip Vaccarello, president and CEO of AWT. AWT’s London office will be led by the company’s new European sales manager, Bob Billett. Billett served for nearly a decade in the British Merchant Navy as a radio/electronics officer. The London office is located at One Lyric Square, Hammersmith, West London.