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.

Pole Star currently provides LRIT services to 47 maritime administrations, including 4 of the 5 largest fleets in the International Maritime Organisation’s LRIT network - those of Panama, Singapore, Liberia, and the Marshall Islands. In securing this contract, Pole Star has added the US Coast Guard to those of Australia, Canada and others that form the backbone of international LRIT data users network.

“It is an honour to be working with the US Coast Guard today and into the future. Our technical teams are working very well together. We look forward to supporting the US Coast Guard’s needs by providing them with robust maritime domain awareness services in today’s challenging maritime environment”, said Nick Salvi Head of Government Sales - North America.