Ship to Ship (STS) Mooring Operations

Things you need to know about Ship to Ship (STS) Mooring Operations

Ship to Ship (STS) Mooring Operations

Doric Maritime specializes in providing comprehensive Ship to Ship (STS) mooring operations services to facilitate safe and efficient transfers between vessels at sea. With our extensive experience, skilled personnel, and state-of-the-art equipment, we ensure smooth and secure operations, meeting the highest standards of safety and efficiency.

Key Features:

Safety Excellence: Safety is our top priority in all STS mooring operations. Our experienced team adheres to stringent safety protocols and industry best practices to safeguard personnel, vessels, and cargo throughout the transfer process.

Expertise and Experience: Backed by years of experience in the maritime industry, our team possesses the expertise and knowledge necessary to execute STS mooring operations with precision and efficiency. We understand the complexities involved and have successfully completed numerous operations across diverse environments and conditions in Nigeria.

Tailored Solutions: We recognize that every STS mooring operation is unique, with its own set of challenges and requirements. Our team works closely with clients to develop customized plans and strategies that address specific operational needs, ensuring optimal results and client satisfaction.


Enhanced Operational Efficiency: Our STS mooring operations streamline vessel transfers, reducing downtime and increasing overall operational efficiency. By optimizing transfer processes and minimizing delays, we help clients maximize productivity and profitability.

Stringent Safety Measures: We implement rigorous safety measures throughout the operation to mitigate risks and ensure the well-being of personnel, vessels, and cargo involved. Our commitment to safety excellence minimizes the likelihood of incidents and enhances overall operational resilience.

Cost-Effective Solutions: Through efficient planning and execution, we help clients minimize costs associated with STS mooring operations. By reducing the risk of delays, damages, and non-compliance, we contribute to cost savings and improved financial performance.


Doric is recognized as a specialized provider in K9 stowaway searches. Conducting these operations throughout Nigeria and for any type of vessel. Our specially trained dogs guarantee a successful stowaway search. The ages long stowaway problems on merchant vessels stops with Doric. In Nigeria, we guarantee our client vessel sails from Nigerian ports stowaway free. This stowaway search service is conducted in cooperation with the Nigerian mobile police and any findings are processed on site.

Following ISPS (International Ship and Port Facility Security Code) concerns for Nigerian ports, our service is compliant to all international standards. Doric Nigeria provides K9 stowaway search service on vessels at berths that have completed cargo operations and on case by case basis, secondary searches are provided.

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