Pole Star and Aage Hempel Group sign global distribution agreement

by / Monday, 06 October 2014 / Published in Corporate, News

Aage Hempel signs global distribution agreement to offer Pole Star’s complete product portfolio.

London, 6th October 2014.  Aage Hempel, a leader in worldwide merchant marine electronic service and focused on 24/7 maritime sales and service, has extended their existing relationship with Pole Star by signing a global distribution agreement. Aage Hempel will offer Pole Star’s portfolio of products and services including Fleet Management, Alert Advanced Ship Security Alert System (SSAS), Marine Asset Tracker (MAT), and LRIT conformance testing services to their worldwide customer base. Aage Hempel Netherlands will be the first branch to start offering Pole Star services, with the following branches following suit soon:

  • Spain (Headquarters)
  • Gibraltar
  • Malta
  • The Netherlands
  • Morocco
  • Portugal
  • Panama

“We are extremely pleased to extend our relationship with Aage Hempel,” commented Duncan Halliday, Head of Commercial Marine Sales at Pole Star. He continues: “Aage Hempel is a well-established company within the maritime market specialising in the service, sales, and installation of a variety of maritime equipment including navigation, communication and safety equipment. They’re also a provider of satcom solutions and there is an excellent synergy between our organisations.”

Luis Miguel Ayala, General Manager at Aage Hempel Group said, “We’re excited to strengthen our relationship with Pole Star to offer our full line of products and services to our customers around the world. Pole Star’s Fleet Management, Alert Advanced, and LRIT services are a perfect complement to Aage Hempel’s portfolio of marine electronic equipment. These services will be of value to our current and future customer base.”

Pole Star Space Applications Ltd

Pole Star Space Applications (www.polestarglobal.com) is the world’s leading provider of fleet management, ship security and vessel monitoring systems to the maritime industry. Working closely with our commercial customers and maritime administrations worldwide, we understand the needs of the maritime sector. We develop innovative and reliable systems that enable our users to monitor and manage their assets worldwide. Our applications provide users with the information they need to maximise operational performance and safeguard assets and crew. Pole Star systems are currently used to track nearly 40,000 ships worldwide.

Pole Star – www.polestarglobal.com Tel: +44 (0)20 7313 7400

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