For commercial operators, charterers and brokers that require world-wide, competitive situational awareness; MDA offers you the data, actionable intelligence and global visibility you need to increase your competitive advantage.
At Pole Star, our mission is to protect and serve our clients through delivery of comprehensive, reliable, & secure actionable intelligence whilst leveraging the latest digital data and technologies via our maritime ecosystem.
As the world’s leading maritime risk and compliance navigator, Pole Star operates as your digital eyes and ears of the seas. Our Maritime Domain Awareness platform provides our customers with a comprehensive AIS integrated maritime data solution for shipping companies to monitor their own ships, 3rd party vessels and provides a play back facility of any ship in the last year globally or locally as you require.
The Maritime Domain Awareness feature sets are relevant for the ship owner / operator, charterer, broker, agent who are either looking to manage the safe passage of their vessels, adhere to charter parties, view a competitive scenario or enjoy the ‘benefit of hindsight’ to rerun vessel/s voyages in the event of an incident.
Choose from a full global view, or spot-check regionally to see the most recent AIS and satellite positions of over 250,000 vessels.
Near real-time tracking
Global position reporting is fast and accurate, running on a latency of up to 5 minutes. Position reports show date, time, speed, heading, voyage status, port of destination, and ETA.
Identify ships by vessel type and gather data on both real-time and historical movements. Access detailed vessel data: owner, manager, contact details, dimensions, classification, and more.
Filter vessel types in a selected area and explore your competitive chartering environment with valuable insight and intelligence.
Examine the vicinity of a specific vessel or geographical location, and replay exact historical movements on a map.
View vessel movement history for immediate online analysis, with historical data visible for up to 12 months.
Use one comprehensive and powerful online reporting tool for all your MDA needs.
Complete terrestrial & satellite AIS as standard with no additional charges. Blended tracking technology combines multiple position data points into a single, seamless position track for richer, more accurate information. Monitor vessels without incurring charges for expensive satellite communications.
See which ships are currently located within a user-defined radius of any ship or location. View the competitive landscape in a snapshot to facilitate decision making, particularly when requesting assistance.
Port Activity Dashboard
View which of your ships are in port, or en-route to port.
Search for any ship by name, IMO number, MMSI or call sign, and add a ship to your fleet at the click of a button. View vessel characteristics and particulars, including owner and manager details, as well as recent port calls.
Replay multiple ship trails on a map for comparison of vessel movements. Provide historical reports for general accountability and legal purposes.
Create automated alerts, including speed notifications, entry and exit from key zones (for example, EEZs or high-risk piracy areas) at no extra charge; including audible on-screen notifications, email, and SMS.
Ensure compliance by using up-to-date industry and environmental zones (including ECAs, EEZs, high-risk areas, environmental and regulatory zones) or create your own custom zones to view your fleet in relation to nearby and current threats, regional risks and regulatory requirements.
Click on a ship to review historical movements for up to 12 months.
Advanced reporting engine with queries and filters enables reporting for analysis, evidentiary reporting, and more. Historical data can be downloaded in CSV format.
Display 30 days historical & 5 days forecasted meteorological conditions on the interactive map, including a wide range of weather and environmental layers. Our high quality weather data is updated every 6 hours and provided by Meteo Group.
Maps & Charts
Big, interactive maps with features including: zoom, pan, weather, zones, points of interest and distance measurement tools. Experience maximum situational awareness for vessels and ports combining Google and C-Maps with Notice to Mariners and a piracy overlay.