Since beginning operations in 1995 Starlite Ferries has grown to one of the most trusted vessel operators based in Batangas. Today Starlite is one of the fastest-expanding operators, with new routes opening between Batangas, Mindoro, Luzon and Mindanao. Beginning a complete refl eeting process in 2015, Starlite has by late 2016 commissioned 7 new custom-built vessels, with 8 more to come. In this session, hear directly from the CEO on his thoughts on improving vessel quality in the Philippines.
- Why is there an urgent need to modernize? Facts, figures and the hard and soft evidence
- The Starlite case and key considerations in design and shipyard selection
- Weighing CAPEX against long-term ROI: Costs and benefits of owning a brand new RoRo vessel
- Moving forward: What could be done to make refleeting viable for the average operator?