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Weathernews Establishes Subsidiary in Denmark

Trusted Weather Content and Services Provider Opens Copenhagen Office

Weathernews, Inc., the world’s largest private full-service weather company,today announced the incorporation of Weathernews Danmark A/S and the opening of its new office in Copenhagen, Denmark.This new office expands the company’s reach to 38 offices worldwide and is the first Scandinavian office for the global weather services provider.The newly incorporated Weathernews Danmark A/S is so named to emphasize the local focus of the office (“Danmark” is Danish for “Denmark”).

"Weathernews is a global company with a local focus, and we are excited with the possibilities that our new office in Copenhagen brings to our company,” said Hiroyoshi Ishibashi, Global Chairman and CEO of Weathernews, Inc. “We expect our first Scandinavian office to deliver an unparalleled level of dedication and service to its local markets and communities."

Weathernews’ activities in Denmark and Northern Europe will primarily concentrate on expanding its marine transportation / shipping business with its VP (Voyage Planning) services.Secondarily, the local activities also will help grow Weathernews’ other lines of business, such as MOBILE and SKY (Aviation).

About Weathernews Danmark Office

Official Name:
Tuborg Boulevard 12, 2900 Hellerup, Copenhagen, Denmark
+45 3694 4110
+45 3694 4020
Date of Open:
5 January, 2006
Carsten Primdal, Managing Director
T. Francis Yukawa, Chairman of the Board
Hiroyoshi Ishibashi, Member of the Board

About Weathernews Danmark A/S
Weathernews Danmark A/S is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Weathernews, Inc. Based in Japan, Weathernews, Inc. is the world's largest, publicly-traded, full-service weather company (TSE#1, 4825). A global organization with 38 offices in 15 countries, Weathernews delivers customized, risk communication services to businesses and individuals whose lives or livelihoods are affected by the weather.  With over 3,000 business customers and 1.5 million wireless subscribers worldwide, the company consistently evaluates and evolves existing applications for weather information while exploring additional markets and industries which would benefit operationally and financially from specific weather information and delivery methods.  Currently, Weathernews delivers weather information, analysis and risk communication services to some of the largest companies in aviation, marine, ocean offshore, media, retail, and rail industry. For more information, go to weathernews.com.

Weathernews Inc.

Weathernews Inc. is the world's largest private weather service company.
It is the only global weather contents provider that has over 600 staffs (including more than 350 meteorologists) in 31 offices in the main cities around the world.
Weathernews offers a full range of weather content services based on a solid man & machine shareware system. In November 2003, Weathernews became the first weather service company ever listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (4825).