Modular design

Modular design

Using a flexible, modular system means you only pay for the services you need.

Modular design

Because our platform is open and modular you can add or remove services according to your business’s requirements. This means that you pay for only what you need, not what you don’t, saving you money when compared against standardised systems.

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Cloud based services

Cloud based services

Our state-of-the-art, cloud-based web services ensure a secure, scalable and always-up-to-date system.

Cloud based services

Our state-of-the-art, cloud-based web services ensure a secure, scalable and always-up-to-date system.

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Transceiver compatibility

Transceiver compatibility

The Pole Star platform is compatible with a wide variety of communications equipment and satellite networks.

Transceiver compatibility

The Pole Star platform is compatible with a wide variety of communications equipment and satellite networks including: * IsatData Pro * Inmarsat-C * IsatM2M * Globalstar * AIS

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Tracking

Tracking

Work smarter, save time and achieve your goals with our advanced, global satellite tracking service.

Tracking

Work smarter, save time and achieve your goals with our advanced, global satellite tracking service, patent-pending blended tracking technology and interactive tools and layers.

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SSAS alerts without limits

SSAS alerts without limits

Unlike some systems that limit you to three alert recipients, SSAS Management gives you control from the shore.

SSAS alerts without limits

Unlike some ship security alert systems that are limited to three alert recipients or require technician to go aboard, SSAS Management gives you the control. Create unlimited alert recipients on a per ship or fleet basis, edit recipients as often as required, choose from email, SMS, fax or telex notifications and verify delivery, all within your Pole Star account.

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Manage alerts anywhere

Manage alerts anywhere

SSAS Management gives you the freedom to manage incidents on your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Manage alerts anywhere

SSAS Management gives you the freedom to manage incidents anywhere, anytime, from any device. Mobile & tablet – Fast, easy access to essential features, so you'll be ready to respond immediately. Desktop & laptop – A powerful web-based SSAS management application with a suite of advanced features.

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Demonstrate compliance

Demonstrate compliance

A complete record of your fleet’s testing and alert activity to help you demonstrate compliance

Demonstrate compliance

Demonstrate Compliance: Instant access to your fleet’s testing and alert activity, for use during an inspection or survey. Manage Risk: Demonstrate your efforts to protect against and prevent potential problems before they occur. Increase Security: Proactively identify failures in procedure or areas for improvement.

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DSAS Mk2

DSAS Mk2

Proven in service, the DSAS Mk2 Ship Alert System provides total peace of mind.

DSAS Mk2

The Pole Star DSAS Mk2 is a premium product designed for the user who requires a comprehensive solution for managing security incidents. In addition to our own SSAS hardware we support third party SSAS equipment from Thrane & Thrane, Furuno, JRC, Transas and others.

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Maritime risk incident

Maritime risk incident

Simple and easy to understand incident icons for ‘at-a-glance’ visibility.

Maritime risk incident

Simple and easy to understand incident icons for ‘at-a-glance’ visibility: * Anti-piracy/naval operation * Armed robbery at sea * Failed attack, robbery * Suspicious activity at sea * Hijacking at sea * Kidnap/ransom at sea * Counter insurgency/military operation * Terrorist attack, other, maritime * Insurgency operation

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Actionable intelligence

Actionable intelligence

Near real-time actionable intelligence and situational awareness of ‘risk to life’ vessel hazards.

Actionable intelligence

With piracy intelligence directly in your Pole Star account you'll get a clear picture of where your vessels are in relation to security threats and potential trouble, for complete situational awareness. When you know where your vessels are in relation to real and potential risks, you have the actionable intelligence you need to route them away accordingly.

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Better value

Better value

Integrate your piracy intelligence and vessel monitoring services to get more from each service and add value to your spend.

Better value

When you integrate your piracy intelligence and vessel monitoring services, you get more from each service, adding value to your spend. Existing MaRisk customers can integrate at no extra cost.

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Quality data

Quality data

Provided in partnership with Risk Intelligence, the leading provider of maritime security and risk intelligence to the maritime industry.

Quality data

Provided in partnership with Risk Intelligence, the leading provider of maritime security and risk intelligence to the maritime industry. Risk Intelligence's network of international maritime security experts collect intelligence, verify and analyse incident data to bring you high-quality insights.

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Best of breed partners

Best of breed partners

We partner with best-of-breed companies to support our goal of delivering premier, reliable services to our clients.

Best of breed partners

At Pole Star, we partner with best-of-breed companies to support our goal of delivering premier, reliable services to our clients. Our partners include Inmarsat, Airbus, Jeppesen, IHS, Mapbox, Risk Intelligence, Tidetech and ORBCOMM.

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For in-house developers

For in-house developers

Easily integrate your Pole Star account with our in-house ERP or other existing IT systems.

For in-house developers

Our RESTful API gives you easy access to your company’s ship position information, ship particulars, notifications, events (e.g. alerts), weather data and much more. Essentially, the API gives you the freedom to extract, analyse and integrate all of the data that is available to you within Pole Star’s desktop and mobile apps.

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Clean code

Clean code

Our API uses clean, well-formed code to make development and maintenance of your code easy and quick.

Clean code

The Pole Star API uses clean, well-formed code to make development and maintenance of your code easy and quick. All our geospatial services use a well-formed, consistent and OGC-compliant geospatial data format.

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Documentation

Documentation

With our Swagger-enabled API, you get complete, interactive and easy to understand documentation.

Documentation

Every developer gets access to our complete and interactive Swagger-enabled API documentation, to help you build the best possible services with our RESTful API. And if you need help, your questions will be answered by our dedicated API support team.

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News

New strategic alliance to assist global financial institutions to better manage risk in maritime supply chains

A new strategic alliance between leading maritime fleet monitoring and risk management solution provider, Pole Star and PwC and is aiming to help organisations involved in international trade to better manage their legal and regulatory obligations.

PwC is working with Pole Star to explore new ways to assist financial services companies involved in maritime trade, including trade finance.

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Pole Star awarded USCG LRIT ASP contract

Pole Star Space Applications announces that it has been awarded a prestigious contract by the US Coast Guard for the provision of LRIT ASP services.

"We are very honoured to have been awarded this contract from the US Coast Guard to provide LRIT ASP services in support of the United States’ National Maritime Domain Awareness Plan and wider National Strategy for Maritime Security program" said Julian Longson, Managing Director at Pole Star.

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Pole Star announces its new cloud-based platform and services

Pole Star, a UK-headquartered technology company delivering innovative maritime application solutions, today announced the launch of its new cloud application platform, designed to facilitate the company’s vision to enable a universal maritime ecosystem.

The new Pole Star platform is a highly configurable, extensible and easy-to-use cloud application platform, built upon a powerful, robust and open API, and using enterprise-grade cloud infrastructure. With a wide (and expanding) range of services - from vessel tracking and SSAS management to maritime risk intelligence - all available on one convenient platform, Pole Star is enabling its customers to connect with their ships in a whole new way.

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