Portland Port are pleased to announce that it is now an approved location in which to undertake Ship to Ship (STS) transfers.

STS operations can be undertaken alongside one of the port's berths, or at anchor; either the inner or outer harbour.

Our first licence has been issued to specialists STS Marine Solutions to carry out LPG transfers, and we anticipate a further licence for certain chemical transfers to follow shortly.

STS Marine Solutions are a world leading ship to ship service provider with over 36 years' experience in crude oil, refined petroleum, LPG and LNG transfers.  With dedicated teams available in 24 bases, offering round the clock support and services; we are looking forward to a long and  successful relationship.

Located on England's south coast, Portland Port is only 20 nautical miles from the main English Channel trading routes, strategically placed to allow fast and safe access 24 hours a day.  In addition to STS transfers, we can provide vessel services such as classification surveys, in water cleaning, bunkering, ownership/name changes, which makes Portland Port one of the leading port service providers on the English Channel.


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