Pole Star MDA provides full visibility of your marine assets and logistics, monitoring vessel and port activity, identifying trends, and performing analysis on vessel behaviour.
MDA tracks data on over 40,000 vessels for governments and flag administrations that require competitive situational awareness. We help our customers protect their vessels, people, and reputation with our rich, detailed, and critical intelligence.
Utilizing secure LRIT, VMS, and SSAS data, alongside satellite and terrestrial-based AIS data, our patented tracking technology creates a hybrid track of vessel movement for reliable and dynamic data to enable your time critical decisions. By combining granular detail into a simple, clear UI, MDA collates the highest quality data for complete vessel investigations.
Access complete terrestrial & satellite AIS and blended tracking technology, combining multiple position data points into a single, seamless position track.
View all ships located within a user defined radius of any ship or location for immediate identification of vessels in close proximity.
Search for any ship by name, IMO number, MMSI or call sign and add them to your fleet at the click of a button. See vessel characteristics & particulars, including owner and manager details, and recent port calls.
Analyze and investigate vessels of interest as they move in or out of any selected region in a given time frame.
Display territorial waters, EEZs, high-risk areas and regulatory zones, or create your own custom zones for a near real-time picture of vessels in relation to areas of interest.
Review a ship’s historical movements for up to 12 months.
Apply exception-based notifications to any ship.
Download historical data in CSV format for analysis, sharing with colleagues, or evidentiary purposes using an advanced reporting engine with queries and filters.
Display 30 days historical or 5 days forecasted meteorological conditions on an interactive map, including weather and environmental layers provided by Meteo Group and updated every 6 hours.
Maps & Charts
View large interactive maps combining Google and C-Maps, featuring zoom, pan, weather, zones, points of interest, distance measurement tools, Notice to Mariners, and a piracy overlay.
MDA In Action
MDA acts as a data management platform for those associated with Homeland Security to rapidly and accurately collect and correlate maritime geospatial data.
MDA uses secure satellite data for:
Port authority inspections
Detection of IUU fishing, accidents, and subsequent investigations
Dark ship analysis
Activity monitoring within Exclusive Economic Zones, Territorial Seas, Fisheries, and Closed Area Zones.
A reliable small craft tracking device that combines terrestrial AIS, satellite AIS, and satellite M2M technology.