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.
Amalie Korning Wedege
Head of Sanctions Compliance
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.
Group Head of Financial Crime Compliance
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.
Mauritius Commercial Bank
Head of Specialized Finance
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.
OQ Trading Limited
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.
Cdr Dhiraj Khanna (retd)
Pythian Technologies Pvt Ltd
Windward enabled us to strengthen our screening environment with in-depth behavioral risk analysis and the tool has enhanced several investigations at our bank.
Susan Rodihan Depuy
Managing Director, Head of Sanctions Compliance Americas
Windward is a valuable source of intelligence for the Panel’s investigations concerning maritime sanctions and North Korea.
This joint research paper by Windward and Sea-Intelligence – a leading provider of maritime research and analysis, data services, and advisory services within the global supply chain industry – focuses on overall transit time developments, congestion in Shanghai and what may happen when the port there fully opens, plus questions supply chain planners should consider…
Don’t Wait for News Outlets to Tell You About Illegal Maritime Activities…
A recent CNN article broke news that a Russian ship, Matros Pozynich (Matros), that was loaded with stolen Ukrainian grain was turned away from at least one Mediterranean port and then sailed to the Syrian port of Latakia. The ship engaged in dark activities prior to arriving in Syria: “On April 27, the ship weighed…
A study recently published in the Nature Communications journal highlighted two key risk factors for identifying illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, according to the UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries: the country that a vessel is registered to (its “flag state”) and the type of fishing gear the vessel carries onboard. At Windward,…