SHIP-TO-SHIP

TRANSFER OPERATION

VISION

To be the most respected ship-to-ship transfer operation in the region

MISSION

To provide the upmost standard of safety and operational coordination excellence in Melaka maritime activities

14 STS locations at Strait of Melaka

  • Ship-to-ship (STS) Transfer operation is the transfer of cargo between seagoing ships positioned alongside each other, either while stationary or underway.
  • Cargoes typically transferred via STS methods include crude oil, liquefied gas (LPG or LNG), bulk cargo, and petroleum products.
  • Most of cargo operations take place between a ship and a land-based terminal. Nevertheless, it sometimes can be useful to transfer cargo from one ship to another in the open sea and this is called a ship-to-ship operation.

TYPE OF STS OPERATIONS

  • Commercial (Oil, gas, chemical)
  • Emergency contingency (any cargo)
  • In port and offshore
  • Established bases or remote locations
  • Term and spot contact
  • Client asset management and operational management
  • Logistics partner

REASONS FOR STS TRANSFER

  • Lightening a vessel prior to harbor entering or for re-floating
  • Bunkering operations
  • Earning time in very tight schedule
  • Commercial reasons i.e the cargo changes ownership while the carrying vessel is at sea

WHAT WE DO

  • As state of Melaka Ship-To-Ship (STS) transfers operator, we provide:
  • Marine consultation and coordination
  • Equipment sale and rental
  • Vessel charter
  • Expert witness
  • Training
  • Commit ourselves to ensure what we do is what meets the regulatory requirements and expectations at the highest level