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.
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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 […]
South Australian grain farmers have been given more export options thanks to a new purpose-built grain transhipping port in Lucky Bay, Upper Eyre Peninsula that is expected to be in full operation for the 2017 harvest. This has been made possible thanks to the hard work of our team at Sea Transport Solutions. The Lucky […]
The United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) and Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation (APFC) have signed a new agreement to finance the purchase of 2 new ROPAX ferries for passenger transport and rolling cargoes, adding to APFC’s 10 ROPAX sister ships which came into service in recent years. These new Catamaran RORO (Roll on, Roll off) marine […]