Rocks & mirror
Encyclopedia of Marine and Energy Technology

Stern ramp/door


Access equipment for ro-ro ships. The system consists of a watertight axial ramp/door with entering and bridging flaps. A separate top-hinged watertight door and a non-watertight ramp can be arranged. In cases where the ship ramp is replaced by a shore-installed link span, the stern door can be either a vertical sliding door (guillotine) or a top-hinged upward folding door.