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Pole Star wins USCG LRIT contract

Pole Star Space Applications has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the US Coast Guard for the provision of LRIT Application Service Provider (ASP) services.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}“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 programme,” said Julian Longson, managing director at Pole Star.

Pole Star currently provides LRIT services to 47 maritime administrations, including four of the five largest fleets in the IMO’s LRIT network - those of Panama, Singapore, Liberia, and the Marshall Islands.

In securing this contract, Pole Star says that the US Coast Guard will join Australia, Canada and others that form the backbone of international LRIT data users network.{/mprestriction}

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