By committing its entire 300-owned ship fleet to the scheme, Maersk has provided a timely boost to the Voluntary Observing Ship (VOS) programme, designed to improve the accuracy of weather forecasting for mariners.
The VOS fleet of data recording and transmitting ships has seen a significant decline in the past two decades and it is hoped Maersk’s commitment will encourage other shipowners to join.
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