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Pole Star Defense Supports U.S. Coast Guard Operations with Advanced Maritime Data Following Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse

[Baltimore, MD, 10 May 2024] – In the aftermath of the tragic collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, Pole Star Defense is officially supporting the U.S. Coast Guard and the Incident Management Team Unified Command with crucial AIS tracking data streaming services. This partnership underscores our role as the preferred partner in maritime data solutions, especially in times of critical need.

Our provision of a comprehensive, live AIS data stream is instrumental in the recovery and safety operations around the Baltimore tragedy. By monitoring vessel movements within a 30 nautical mile radius of the collapse site, Pole Star Defense ensures operational security and aids in the effective coordination of rescue and recovery efforts. This initiative is part of our commitment to leveraging technology for enhancing public safety and emergency response capabilities.

"Pole Star Defense is deeply committed to supporting our government partners and are very much grateful that our expertise and capabilities could be used to aid the Unified Command as they work to recover the victims of this tragic accident and reopen shipping channels to the Port of Baltimore." said Alex Field, Managing Director of Pole Star Defense.

As part of our continued support, Pole Star Defense will ensure the U.S. Coast Guard and the Unified Command have the most accurate and timely maritime data to aid their efforts. We are dedicated to facilitating the recovery process and enhancing maritime safety to prevent future tragedies.

For further details or to learn more about Pole Star Defense’s role in the ongoing efforts, please contact:

Alex Field - Managing Director, Pole Star Defense
+1 727 610 9544


About Pole Star Defense: Pole Star Defense is a leader in maritime solutions, providing advanced data support to enhance maritime safety and operational efficiency. Our commitment to innovation and excellence makes us the trusted partner for maritime agencies and commercial entities around the world.

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