The World’s First Dedicated STS Port

We offer petroleum, LPG and essential ship-to-ship (STS) cargo transfer services to the maritime industry. Focused on safety, integrity and reliability, and backed by vast experience in the field, we adhere to stringent industry guidelines to deliver services of the highest standards.


Our STS capabilities include:

  • Fully equipped bases with all the necessary hoses, fenders, support craft and ancillary equipment
  • Full backup services, including stand-by boats, equipment transportation and 24/7 communication
  • coverage with vessels
  • 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 transfer


Safety is paramount in all our operations, and our activities are conducted in accordance with stringent industry guidelines as set out by the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF). This is reflected in our exemplary track record year in and out. Our equipment and processes are also certified to the highest standards, ensuring that we are able to provide you with the best service at all times.


STS Port Sdn Bhd is a joint-venture between KA Petra and Hutchison Port Holdings that is building a state-of-the-art ship-to-ship transfer (STS) facility, namely the STS Port, off the coast of Johor, Malaysia. When completed, the port will be the largest and first fully dedicated STS port in the world.