Globalstar SmartOne

Globalstar SmartOne

A cost-effective, fit-and-forget tracking solution ideal for fishing vessels.

Globalstar SmartOne

The "vessel ready" design allows it to be installed easily and field managed without the need for harnesses, antennas, or external power.

The SmartOne is powered by 4 x AA 1.5V lithium batteries providing up to 3 years of battery life, for a fit-and-forget solution, without the need to purchase expensive proprietary batteries for replacement.

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Absolute-VMS

Absolute-VMS

An advanced, cost-effective and fully-integrated VMS solution.

Absolute-VMS

The Absolute VMS reports the vessel’s location - accurately and privately - to the Fisheries Monitoring Centre (FMC) at programmable intervals.

Protected from the elements, as well as from intentional tampering, the robust unit is tough enough to last for years with only minimal maintenance.

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TREQ-VM Monitoring Terminal

TREQ-VM Monitoring Terminal

Powerful 7" data terminal with an intuitive touch-
screen interface.

TREQ-VM Monitoring Terminal

TREQ-VM is preloaded with customisable e-Forms to record trips, catch, well transfers, at-sea transhipments and entry/exit from zones for complete compliance with regulations.

Treq-VM connects directly to the onboard VMS to obtain real-time GPS location and transmit reports to the relevant fisheries authority.

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Case Study - FFA

Case Study - FFA

The Forum Fisheries
Agency's VMS covers
almost 50% of the
world’s open ocean.

Case Study - FFA

The South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) provides Monitoring, Control & Surveillance (MCS) policy and services to its members, to better control fishing in the Pacific.

Absolute has provided FFA with a Vessel Monitoring System; a sophisticated web based application for shipowners, FFA staff and member countries.

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Globalstar SmartOne

Globalstar SmartOne

A cost-effective, fit-and-forget tracking solution ideal for fishing vessels.

Globalstar SmartOne

The "vessel ready" design allows it to be installed easily and field managed without the need for harnesses, antennas, or external power.

The SmartOne is powered by 4 x AA 1.5V lithium batteries providing up to 3 years of battery life, for a fit-and-forget solution, without the need to purchase expensive proprietary batteries for replacement.

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Absolute-VMS

Absolute-VMS

An advanced, cost-effective and fully-integrated VMS solution.

Absolute-VMS

The Absolute VMS reports the vessel’s location - accurately and privately - to the Fisheries Monitoring Centre (FMC) at programmable intervals.

Protected from the elements, as well as from intentional tampering, the robust unit is tough enough to last for years with only minimal maintenance.

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Dockside Catch Verification

Dockside Catch Verification

Load and convert
catch data via
3G/4G handheld
tablets.

Dockside Catch Verification

Catch reporting takes place both at-sea, though electronic reporting systems, and upon landing with the submission of dealer, agent or action house landing records. Pole Star offers a single system that can load and convert data from both at-sea and at-dock landing reports - making it available immediately for port inspection personnel via 3G/4G handheld tablets.

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AFMA Case Study

AFMA Case Study

400+ ships monitored for the Australian Fisheries Management Authority.

AFMA Case Study

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is the authority responsible for management and sustainable use of Commonwealth fish resources. During 1999 AFMA conducted a restricted evaluation of competitive systems to select a software supplier. As a result the Absolute Vessel Monitoring System platform was adopted by AFMA and has remained in place since.

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Globalstar SmartOne

Globalstar SmartOne

A cost-effective, fit-and-forget tracking solution ideal for fishing vessels.

Globalstar SmartOne

The "vessel ready" design allows it to be installed easily and field managed without the need for harnesses, antennas, or external power.

The SmartOne is powered by 4 x AA 1.5V lithium batteries providing up to 3 years of battery life, for a fit-and-forget solution, without the need to purchase expensive proprietary batteries for replacement.

Learn more

Absolute-VMS

Absolute-VMS

An advanced, cost-effective and fully-integrated VMS solution.

Absolute-VMS

The Absolute VMS reports the vessel’s location - accurately and privately - to the Fisheries Monitoring Centre (FMC) at programmable intervals.

Protected from the elements, as well as from intentional tampering, the robust unit is tough enough to last for years with only minimal maintenance.

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Catch Reporting

Catch Reporting

Fishing activity reported in real time via the TREQ-VM data terminal.

Catch Reporting

The e-Forms electronic logbook package is fully integrated with leading Inmarsat and Iridium based VMS terminals, and is engineered to be compact in size and inexpensive to update over satellite connections.

Also provided are weather and safety information via satellite, thus improving situational awareness and safety.

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NOAA Case Study

NOAA Case Study

Electronic Logbook
software installed
to NOAA specs
on 2000+ ships.

NOAA Case Study

Pole Star has provided electronic logbooks since 2007 under its Absolute Software brand. In 2010 NOAA awarded a further contract to Absolute Software to provide electronic logbooks and catch reporting systems to the U.S. fishing fleet operating in the South Pacific.

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Online Licensing

Online Licensing

• Regulations
• Permits/licenses
• Quotas

Online Licensing

Pole Star's secure web-based application enhances traditional fisheries policy by providing online management of permits and licenses and replacement of existing paper-based processes.

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Fishing at Sea

Fishing at Sea

• GPS tracking
• Gear sensors
• Data entry
• Catch reporting

Fishing at Sea

Vessel Monitoring Systems provide much more than just GPS tracking. Pole Star's VMS solution includes area restrictions & closures and time-in-area management, as well as electronic catch reporting with catch restrictions and quota tracking.

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Catch Verification

Catch Verification

• Weighing systems
• Landing reports
• Catch documentation
• Traceability certificates

Catch Verification

Traditional landing reports are often delayed in receipt and not well integrated into networks. Pole Star offers a single system that can load and convert data from both at-sea and at-dock landing reports - making it available immediately for port inspection personnel via 3G/4G handheld tablets. Traceability certificates can then be issued based on this data.

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Supply Chain

Supply Chain

• Auction
• Processor
• Distributor
• Consumer

Supply Chain

In many countries there is a consumer driven focus on catch certification at point-of-origin. Digitally signed traceability certificates, with embedded 2D barcodes verify the location and method of catch and can be read at all points of the supply chain - from processor to consumer.

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News

Pole Star announces launch of Fleet Management 2.0

Pole Star Space Applications today announced that Fleet Management (FM) 2.0, the latest release of its web-based tracking solution for shipowners, operators and charterers, has been rolled out free to its existing FM customers. With a new user-interface, new features and feature enhancements, FM 2.0 delivers improved usability and efficiency for its users.

“With the release of version 2.0, we have given FM a brand new look and feel. It’s more modern and easier to use than ever before. Plus, we have added some brand new features and enhanced some familiar ones.” commented Peter Davies, Chief Technology Officer.

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Pole Star and Risk Intelligence announce strategic partnership

Pole Star Space Applications, a leading provider of realtime asset tracking and monitoring solutions, and Risk Intelligence, a security and piracy intelligence specialist, have today announced their strategic partnership.

The companies are working to integrate several solutions, allowing mutual customers to combine the benefits of realtime fleet information with the latest intelligence on piracy and security incidents around the world. The first product will be launched Q1 2014.

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Pole Star supports deployment of the Caribbean LRIT Cooperative Data Centre

The Commonwealth of Dominica, Belize, Jamaica and the Cooperative Republic of Guyana have joined forces to form the Caribbean LRIT Cooperative Data Centre. For the last 3 years each National Maritime Administration has operated its own independent National Data Centre and gained valuable experience in the operation and application of LRIT and now desire to further enhance their capabilities and benefit from economies of scale through closer ties with their regional partners.

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