Screen and analyze all seven levels of ownership, up to the ultimate beneficial owner (UBO), to discover hidden connections between any company, individual, and high-risk vessel. Identify similarities between vessels and forecast risky ownership trends.
Windward’s maritime database is powered by Dun & Bradstreet and LexisNexis Risk Solutions and includes full owner company details, as well as all seven levels of vessel ownership, corporate structures, UBO, registered owner, technical manager, ISM manager, commercial controller, commercial manager, and operator.
Screen any person or company in the world for sanctions lists, global watchlists, adverse media and politically-exposed persons (PEPs), manage cases to complete ongoing investigations and future audit reports, and customize watchlists to monitor any compliance risk change.
Merging Windward’s proprietary ownership and vessel databases with LexisNexis Risk Solutions’ global database enables you to search for any person or company, and receive all insights in a single list.
Identify malicious behaviors and patterns, such as dark activities, flag hopping, and identity manipulation, to confidently and safely do more business.
Stay ahead of emerging typologies and evolving trends, without getting flooded with false alerts.
Seamlessly manage risk for cargo and containers, with a complete view of data, vessel behavior, events, and actionable insights.
Get dedicated container insights, track what’s on board and independently verify Bills of Lading and their vessels, ports and voyage connections.
In addition to our ongoing efforts against AML, new sanctions advisories by OFAC and OFSI have made an already complex ecosystem even more difficult to navigate. To meet regulatory expectations, we are enhancing our efforts to improve business operations, reduce risk, and improve compliance across maritime financial trade using Windward’s AI solution.
We have partnered with Windward for a number of years, collaborating closely to develop and expand [the business with] their advanced technology, in order to build a robust and dynamic international sanctions risk approach and implement specific compliance controls for the product phases.
Windward is an essential partner in our fight against drug smuggling and always provides the right support when needed.
As maritime trade becomes increasingly complex to navigate, our partnership with Windward enables us to meet regulatory expectations and enhances our efforts to improve business operations, reduce risk, and improve compliance across maritime financial trade.
Working with Windward is a true partnership – they go above and beyond to give us assurance to enable us to trade with confidence, both from a strategic and operational perspective. Windward listens to and answers our key needs, enabling us to optimize our risk management, resources and create effective business practices.
Supporting our multiple clients, with varied roles and responsibilities, has only been possible because of the unwavering support by Windward. Our efforts to provide actionable insights in the ever-changing scenario is possible only because of the “on time, every time” commitment of Windward.
Windward enabled us to strengthen our screening environment with in-depth behavioral risk analysis and the tool has enhanced several investigations at our bank.
Windward is a valuable source of intelligence for the Panel’s investigations concerning maritime sanctions and North Korea.