The team at Sea Transport Solutions is proud to announce that the new transhipment vessel dubbed ‘Lucky Eyre’, has successfully completed her one-week journey from the shipyard in Guangzhou to Shanghai in China, covering her first 1,670 kilometres with ease. In today’s article, we check in on the transhipper’s progress as she prepares for her first grain harvest in South Australia.
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An analysis in efficiency and operability in the medium-speed, medium-sized ferry sector. We answer the question, which hull-type is best for ferry operations based off the research and studies conducted by Dr. Alf Baird, former Professor of maritime Business at Edinburgh Napier University.
Our team of naval architects are excited to be in cooperation with the United Kingdom’s University of Strathclyde in testing a new, potentially life-saving technology suitable for existing and new vessels referred to as DSRS or (Damage Stability Recovery System).
Read our full article to learn more about this exciting new innovation in marine safety.
The new vessel dubbed “Lucky Eyre” was specially designed by Sea Transport Solutions (partnering with T-Ports), who are both proud and excited to see the final build complete and ready to be fitted in Shanghai with a material handling system, before setting sail for South Australia.
South Australia is expected to have its very first farmer and private equity partnership port built and in operation for the 2018-2019 grain harvest. The port has been proposed to be built at Lucky Bay on the Eyre Peninsula and will provide an alternative grain storage and export option for local Australian growers. These growers […]
Sea Transport Solutions is pleased to announce that the brand-new STS-Designed RORO passenger and cargo ferry dubbed ‘The Galleons Passage’ will be operating the sea route between Trinidad and Tobago after its purchase this past January. This 74-metre catamaran has an aluminium superstructure comprising a steel hull design, a capacity of 700 people and up […]
Starting off the New Year in 2018, Sea Transport Solutions welcomes our newly appointed Chief Executive Officer, Ross Ballantyne. Ross brings with him a Master Class IV coastal ticket, a BEng (Hons) in Naval Architecture from AMC in Tasmania and has made invaluable contributions to STS in his seventeen (17) years with our company. Sea Transport Solutions has been […]
The Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation (APFC) is responsible servicing and connecting the 7,107 islands of the Philippines through their FASTCAT Ferry services. Sea Transport Solutions has been an integral part of the ferry service’s growth through building and delivering vessels that are safe, reliable and efficient. Our point of difference in providing the Philippines with […]
The East Coast Maritime (ECM) Group of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia has acquired a brand new 31-tonne bollard pull, shallow draft, twin screw utility tug, dubbed the Pacific Titan. The design for the new tug was developed by Sea Transport Solutions with the initial concept inspired by European work boats – with the exception of a […]
Sea Transport Solutions is proud of be part of the collaborative team that is raising the safety standards for Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation’s passenger ferry services. The new motto for APFC, “Ferry safe, ferry fast and ferry convenient”, is based on the firm goal to provide safer, more comfortable and more reliable ferry services to […]