LNG Ship-to-ship transfers

liquefied natural gas

LNG Ship-to-Ship transfers

Experts in the provision of liquefied natural gas (LNG) Ship-to-Ship (STS) services.

Fendercare Marine is experienced in performing operations with vessels at anchor (berthing assistance from tugs), as well as underway in deep water with vessels safely moored together under guidance of our specialist LNG STS superintendents. 


Operating above industry specified safety standards, Fendercare Marine maintains an exemplary safety record and undertakes thousands of transfers for gas majors, leading commodity trading companies and regasification vessel owners/operators each year.

With over 60 network bases, Fendercare Marine has the scale and flexibility to offer timely and seamless services worldwide. 

Our LNG STS solutions allow customers to: 

  • Have an opportunity to break bulk
  • Maximise trading routes and cargo flows
  • Gas up and cool down – saving on port costs
  • Access emergency STS response and contingency
LNG STS solutions

LNG strategic solutions

As the industry-leading global LNG STS provider, Fendercare Marine is experienced in completing project fulfilment and seamless project implementation from concept to delivery. 

Our expertise in the LNG industry enables us to understand customer requirements, allowing Fendercare Marine to provide tailored strategic solutions maximising LNG cargo deliveries.

Along with technical assurance, a 24/7 co-ordination team and dedicated LNG STS personnel, Fendercare Marine’s provision includes hazard identification (HAZID), bespoke fender mooring and vessel mooring systems, and tug supply and management as well as a bespoke simulator course to assist the training of all participants (vessel masters, crew, tug captains and local pilots).

LNG STS services

Our LNG STS services include technical marine assurance, a 24/7 cooperation team and LNG STS superintendents.

Technical marine assurance

  • Feasibility studies including hindcast weather studies
  • STS plans
  • Vessel compatibility assessments
  • Mooring plans
  • Bespoke LNG simulator training utilising state-of-the-art equipment
  • Location / operation-specific risk assessments
  • Technical advice

24/7 cooperation team

  • Dedicated team of highly skilled operations co-ordinators
  • On duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week, committed to keeping you updated and informed

LNG STS superintendents

  • Widely regarded as preeminent in providing a first-class service with many years experience within the STS industry
  • Located worldwide and available at short notice
  • Available for LNG project consultancy
LNG STS solutions

LNG STS scope of supply

Dedicated to safety and seamless execution of LNG STS operations.

Fendercare Marine will endeavour to identify a safe location and provide the highest standards of expertise, equipment and support.

With immediate access to market-leading equipment and personnel needed to execute and deliver LNG STS operations successfully, Fendercare Marine ensures all licences and permissions obtained from local authorities and governing bodies prior to every STS operation so that clients are able to focus on what’s most important to their business.

We work with our customers to comprehensively review all operational requirements and associated documentation, gathering data for all elements of STS operations including a vessel compatibility study, a detailed weather study and a location-specific LNG STS risk assessment so that we can continually improve our processes. 

Latest LNG STS news

See our latest news and articles related to our LNG STS service.

  • Fendercare Marine successfully completes Bay of Gibraltar LNG STS operation

    Fendercare Marine successfully completes Bay of Gibraltar LNG STS operation

  • Fendercare Marine delivers LNG Ship-to-Ship transfers for leading global energy company

    Fendercare Marine delivers LNG Ship-to-Ship transfers for leading global energy company

  • Providing support services for Gas Major’s LNG STS operations

    Providing support services for Gas Major’s LNG STS operations

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