A sophisticated gangway which allows comfortable and safe boarding from ship to shore and vice versa

ARGOS is a self supported and highly sophisticated gangway structure, equipped with the safest docking technology. The hydraulically powered ramp and electromechanical lifting technology enables fast, precise and secure adjustments. ARGOS compact design fits on every pier configuration. By reaching a maximum and minimum docking height of respectively 9.5 and 1.1 meters over the quay, ARGOS enables a perfect service envelop for a large variety of cruise and ferry vessels. ADELTE’s unique docking cabin design allows movements in the 3 axis which is a must for a precise and safe docking.

The cabin and boarding ramp are equipped with sensors to automatically follow ship movements.
The PLC controls the operation of the gangway through a very easy and user-friendly touch screen interface. The high-tech software is developed by our engineering department, based on years of R&D.

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No Building Needed
No building needed

The passengers can access the gangway from the pier level. It is a perfect solution for piers without terminal buildings

Safe & Easy Access
Safe & easy access

The ARGOS design has the most advanced components which guarantee safe and comfortable access for passengers

Easy Operations
Easy operations

The ARGOS is a compact solution and can be easily moved along the pier in order to serve a large variety of cruise and ferry vessels

Fully Customizable
Fully customizable

ARGOS has a wide range of customizable elements regarding control and finishes, enabling the product to be adapted to different client requirements

ARGOS Gangways specifications

Unique Concept

ARGOS is uniquely designed for passenger terminal operators who wish to offer cruise vessels and ferry lines a safe and comfortable passenger transit from ship to pier level and vice versa.

Smart & Safe

ARGOS is equipped with an electro-mechanical elevation system, a hydraulically powered boarding ramp, sensors and a PLC, which all contribute to smart, safe and secure boarding operations. ARGOS complies with most international regulations such as the EN-12312-4.

Easy and Efficient Operations

ARGOS is designed according to the latest technological innovations. The gangway can easily be moved to any location on the quay and can be perfectly adapted to ship door configurations. Once connected, it automatically follows the ship movements and adjusts to tidal ranges.


With a maximum and minimum docking height of respectively 9.5 and 1.1 meters over the quay, ARGOS enables a perfect service envelop for a large variety of cruise and ferry vessels, including those with overhanging lifeboats.

Easy access for people with reduced mobility

Non-skid flooring, handrails and wide walkway sections for simultaneous embarking and disembarking, make ARGOS ideal for passengers with reduced mobility.

Standard Design & Optional Features

The standard ARGOS design includes a power generator, handrails, lighting, non-skid flooring and solid rubber tires. Optional features such as self-propulsion, tunnel cover, remote control, hurricane tie-downs and a variety of finishes are available.

Durability and Ease of Maintenance

Quality is a must. All materials are tested for maritime conditions and the manufacturing process is certified in order to guarantee durability. Maintenance tasks can be carried out fast and easy thanks to ADELTE’s direct access design.


ARGOS Ship to shore Mobile Passenger Gangways allow safe and easy docking operations and deliver easy access for all passengers and can be customized with various optional features:


ADELTE has extensive experience in providing
an array of support services, employing highly
qualified personnel and using the latest technologies.

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