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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Verifiable Ship Tracking in Dark Times: Persistent Tracking for Immutable Regulatory Compliance

Real-time persistent tracking forms a best practice cornerstone to ensure immutable and affordable regulatory compliance. Explore what regulators expect from those involved in the maritime industry and its associated supply chains, the importance of AIS from a regulatory standpoint, the associated risks of relying solely on AIS, and the solution presented by persistent tracking.

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The Latest

Sanctions Compliance | Pole Star

Pole Star and CarbonChain receive the GTR Leaders in Trade for Sustainability Award

Pole Star and CarbonChain have been recognised for their support of sustainability efforts across the industry with their joint so…

  • By Pole Star
  • 28.04.21
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News | Sanctions Compliance

Shipping Emissions Included in New UK Carbon Target - What Action Can I Take?

Released earlier this week, the UK’s latest carbon budget is set to incorporate shipping emissions for the first time, in an ambit…

  • By Pole Star
  • 21.04.21
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Sanctions Compliance | Coastal Surveillance | Shipping & Offshore | Government

Maritime Risk From All Angles: Monitoring a Vessel with MDA

While the breadth of players involved in the global maritime supply chain is far-reaching, many of the risks they face during a tr…

  • By Pole Star
  • 21.04.21
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