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Jl.Kahuripan 7- Surabaya 60265 - Indonesia
Telephone. (+62) 31 5677256


Jl. Gunung Habang, RT 007, Ds. Jembayan
Kec. Loa Kulu, Kutai Kartanegara

Worldwide market and Indonesian market, with Landing Craft Tank (LCT) as the best selling products, serving countries such as Fiji, Maldives, Solomon Island, Vanuatu, Kiribati, PNG, and other Asia Pacific countries as well as Australia in the near future.

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The landing craft, tank (or tank landing craft) was an amphibious assault craft for landing tanks on beachheads. They were initially developed by the British Royal Navy and later by the United States Navy during World War II in a series of versions. Nowadays Landing Craft Tankers are used to easily transport goods, heavy equipment, and many other supplies from island to island.

A ship, for carrying liquids, especially petroleum, in bulk. It is specified based on the liquids that are loaded into the ship.

A Ferry is a boat or ship for conveying passengers and goods, especially over a relatively short distance and as a regular service.

A tugboat (tug) is a boat that maneuvers vessels by pushing or towing them. Tugs move vessels that either should not move by themselves, such as ships in a crowded harbor or a narrow canal, or those that cannot move by themselves, such as barges, disabled ships, log rafts, or oil platforms.

Ratson may be known as one of the best shipbuilders in Indonesia that specialize in building Landing Craft Tanks and small tankers, but Ratson also caters to the making of offshore supply vessels and many other boats.

Ratson also provides ready - used - Landing Craft Tanks and other types of ship. All of the ships traded from Ratson will have the good standard quality that you can count on.

Articles & Information About Landing Craft Tanks, Tankers, Ferrys and Tug Boats.

General Cargo Vessels: A Comprehensive Guide

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Bulk Carrier: An Overview of This Essential Shipping Vessel

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A Comprehensive Guide to Tankers: Types, Uses, and Regulations

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A Comprehensive Guide to Ferries: Types, Uses, and Benefits

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Self-Propelled Oil Barges: An Overview of their Functionality and Benefits

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Landing Craft Tanks: A Versatile and Efficient Option for Cargo Transportation

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The 4 Types of Welding

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Before we learn about graving dock, it is important to understand first about what is a dry dock. As we know, every vessel needs to have its maintenance. To be able to do the repair and maintenance....

Dry Docking Procedure

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Learning More About Boats with Shallow Draft

As the title says, this article will focus on the draft of the boat. Draft or draught is the depth of the boat that is immersed in the water. It is measured by the distance between the waterline an....

History of Landing Craft

Landing craft or often being called LCT (Landing craft tank) is a small or medium seagoing vessel. Most of the time people includes boats, barges, and other small medium vessel as a landing craft....

Types of Passenger Vessel

A passenger vessel is a vessel that categorized as a merchant ship. Merchant ship itself is a trading purpose vessel which mainly used for transporting cargo or passenger for hire, different with a....