From the makers of PurpleFinder

SOLAS V/19-1 Long-Range Identification and Tracking regulation is now in force.

This website will support Flag Administrations and Ship Operators in meeting their LRIT obligations.

LRIT areas of interest

LRIT Applicability and Requirements LRIT Applicability and Requirements

The LRIT regulation will apply to passenger and cargo ships, as well as mobile offshore drilling units. More

Ship Operator Obligations Ship Operator Obligations

Ship Operators must ensure that terminal systems conform to IMO standards and requirements. More

Terminal Compliance Testing Terminal Compliance Testing

Ship Operators are advised to test their terminal systems with Pole Star no later than March 2008. More

IMO Resolutions IMO Resolutions

Download the official IMO Resolutions on SOLAS V/19-1 LRIT. More (Take care when editing these segments.)

Flag Obligations Flag Obligations

It is the responsibility of the Flag to use
an appropriate strategy in order to
implement LRIT. More


Pole Starís LRIT products and services
"Pole Starís provides systems that are used by a large number of commercial marine companies worldwide. Our systems track and monitor over 12,000 vessels globally ( With this expertise we have developed LRIT hardware, software and testing products, including;

  • - LRIT Equipment Conformity Testing product
  • - Compliant LRIT Equipment hardware

Conformity testing will begin in April 2008, although owners and operators who are already customers of Pole Star are offered the opportunity to register their vessels now so as to be included in the first testing schedule.

Contact us to find out more
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