About Pole Star

As the leading provider of fleet management, ship security, and fisheries monitoring systems to the maritime industry since 1998, we understand the needs of the maritime sector, and develop innovative and reliable systems that enable our users to monitor and manage their assets worldwide.

From our headquarters in London, and via a network of offices located at key international maritime hubs, we have earned a reputation as the principal provider of remote fleet management, ship security, Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) and fisheries monitoring services.

We merged with Absolute/AMTS in 2011 and the combined company now monitors approximately 40,000 ships on behalf of 1,100 clients located in over 90 countries.

With innovative solutions offered across the maritime market – to the commercial marine sector, governments, maritime administrations and fisheries – we have a unique understanding of the industry and our customers. We invite you to discover why 1,100 companies, 46 flags and fisheries authorities in 45 countries and territories choose Pole Star’s monitoring solutions for their mission-critical operations.


Key Facts

  • Privately owned UK company
  • Offices in London, Boston, Panama, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia
  • Multinational team of over 100 people, fluent in over 24 languages
  • Among Britain’s fastest growing private technology companies
  • All products are supported 24/7 by a dedicated team of specialists that offer installation, technical and regulatory support and training
  • The world leader in LRIT testing with over 40,000 LRIT tests completed
  • Data Centre provider and manager for 46 Flags
  • Authorised Service Provider for over 90 Flags
  • Certified Partners with Inmarsat and Thrane & Thrane