At Pole Star we develop pioneering technologies, keeping you at the forefront of maritime insight and empowering your real-world decisions.

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At Pole Star Space Applications we empower your real-world decisions and mitigate risk by keeping you at the forefront of maritime insight with our pioneering, data-driven solutions.

We work with governments and businesses across the supply chain to create a transparent, secure, and compliant operating environment, while mitigating growing threats to ships, supply chains, cargo, territorial waters and, most importantly, lives within the maritime infrastructure and beyond.


We provide comprehensive data to facilitate empowered decision-making, while responding to diverse needs across the maritime world in a flexible and accessible way.

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Our Solutions

Our solutions analyse, filter, and compile complex data simply and accessibly across regulatory conformance, sanctions screening, trade compliance, tracking, monitoring, and ship security.

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Sanctions screening

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Trade compliance

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Port & coastal surveillance

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LRIT (long-range identification and tracking)

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SSAS (ship security alert systems)

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Fleet tracking and monitoring

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Fisheries monitoring & management

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Catch reporting

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Ship emissions reporting

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Data and API

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Who We Serve

Our products are tailored to:

Financial Markets

With the US treasury and other regulators globally focusing more extensively on maritime trade, the need to keep at pace with an increasingly complex sanctions landscape is now vital.

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Shipping & Offshore

Track, monitor, and secure vessels with our cutting-edge technologies and hardware for the maritime industry.

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Pole Star maintains a close working relationship with Governments and Flag Administrations globally, ensuring the continued success of coastal surveillance and homeland security programs.

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The OFAC Advisory 1 Year On: Who’s been targeted?

One year ago the U.S. regulators issued the long-awaited sanctions advisory for the maritime industry. The piece was the first of its kind to specifically target the wider maritime industry and highlight the importance of the private sector with regards to preventing sanctions evasion and illicit shipping activities. A year on, we take a look at some of what the maritime industry has seen in terms of regulatory enforcement actions.

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