NAVTOR boosts development muscle with new base in Poland

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E-Navigation specialist NAVTOR, has opened a new office in Gdansk, Poland, to help accelerate the development of cloud-based and AI solutions for its’ customers. The maritime technology firm, which launched in 2011 and delivers products and services to over 7,000 vessels worldwide.

This latest move is adding to the company’s existing software development network in Houston, St Petersburg, and Egersund, Norway.

NAVTOR CEO Tor Svanes sees the move as a continuation of the firm’s evolution, as it creates a far-reaching product portfolio built on the foundations of its e-Navigation and smart shipping expertise. “It’s always been our vision to take the enhanced efficiency, safety, transparency and control we bring to clients through our e-Navigation innovations and translate that into a broader, integrated smart shipping solution,” Svanes comments.

Experienced maritime software engineer Jacek Maszota has been recruited to lead the office as Country Manager, by building a team of developers in a city that blends digital talent with maritime heritage and understanding.

Speaking about his appointment Maszota said, “NAVTOR’s ambition was clear from our first meeting. The firm is already number one in e-Navigation and has its sights firmly set on emulating that success in performance optimisation, connecting the digital dots to give clients a full picture understanding of maritime operations and business.”