Ship-to-ship transfers

James Fisher is the world leader in ship-to-ship (STS) transfers, having provided safe and efficient STS services for over 20 years.

We have been providing STS services to the oil and gas industry since 1995. From a network of more than 50 bases located globally, our scale, resource and flexibility ensures thousands of transfer operations are delivered safely and to the highest standards each year.

Transfers regularly take place between vessels of any size and involve a variety of cargoes including petroleum, chemicals, liquefied gases and bulk.

Our experience and expertise in STS operations enables us to understand our customers' requirements, allowing us to provide tailored strategic solutions.

Services include:

  • Fully equipped bases with all the necessary hoses, fenders and ancillary equipment
  • Over 80 highly experienced STS superintendents ready at a moment's notice
  • Support craft to rig/unrig STS equipment
  • STS licences and permissions (where required)
  • Industry compliant procedures
  • Technical marine assurance support
  • Team of coordinators providing 24/7 cover for scheduled and emergency transfers

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Ship-to-ship transfers