Pole Star API supports the streaming of navigational and tracking data of ships as they cruise the high seas or berths at destination ports. The API’s provider, Pole Star Space Applications, Ltd., is a major international brand in maritime transportation industry. Other than transmitting requests and returns on JSON protocol, the RESTful API has simple configurations designed to aid integration and compatibility with clients' host applications. Pole Star API is well-documented and its access requires API key permissions.
We've added 17 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Marine, Transportation, Text-to-Speech and others. Included is an API from Pole Star that allows developers to track marine vessel navigation. Here's a summary of the new additions and how they could aid developers.