Impact

Aspirations and Projections

Projected Worldwide Impact

The Environmental Impact

Seaphantoms with their ability to use cleaner technologies and with better fuel efficiency than most if not all of the global maritime fleet, offers the promise to help reduce greenhouse house gases (GHG) in significant ways. Combining their own massively disruptive technology with the flexibility to transform worldwide coastal distribution systems from the congestion prone hub and spoke model to one of direct distribution will have an equal effect on GHG as it moves much of the world’s truck and rail traffic offshore, leaving both systems an important role to play as they adapt to shorter runs with greater frequency, potentially meaning greater amounts of cargo moved but with better fuel efficiency from avoiding congested highways surrounding gridlocked hubs.

The Economic Impact

Seaphantoms represents one of the greatest massively disruptive technologies and innovations in modern transportation, providing value propositions and logistics solutions that will vastly broaden the markets for our operating partners, increasing revenue while reducing operating costs across all seven of our lines of business. But, much like the cell phone, massively disruptive technologies bring expansion and growth to the markets that benefit from the technology as much as the industries themselves. As a consequence, SPI stands poised to enable the vision of its founders in providing the missing link in the global supply chain, bringing increased prosperity to the world’s coastlines and beyond.

Fast Ferries

Seaphantoms deployed through an Intracoastal Fast Ferry Network (IFN) along designated Marine Highways would radically change the speed, safety, low fuel consumption, low carbon emissions, operating costs, capital costs, transit times and route flexibility affecting the industry. These feel these propositions would add significant value to our operating partners, not to mention the benefits it would bring their customers – commuters, travelers and others in terms of convenience, safety and cost.

Fast Freight

Seaphantoms deployed through an Intracoastal Fast Freight (Express) Network (IXN) along designated Marine Highways would radically change the reach of our fast freight operating partners in expanding their markets into the emerging markets where waterways define much of the landscape and boats, not trucks and rails, remain the primary form of transport. With the speed, range, route and scheduling flexibility, low fuel consumption, carbon emissions, capital and operating costs, the fast freight industry can substantially expand its market, bringing a new prosperity both to the industry as well as the customers it would benefit.

Fast Offshore Services

Seaphantoms deployed through an Intracoastal Fast Offshore Network (ION) along designated Marine Highways would radically change the speed and safety with which our operating partners would be able to transfer personnel to and from oil platforms as well as provide emergency response to explosions et al resulting in human and/or environmental harm. With the speed, range, route and scheduling flexibility, low fuel consumption, carbon emissions, capital and operating costs, operating companies can provide lower cost solutions both for themselves as well as their clients.

Fast Response

Seaphantoms deployed through an Intracoastal Fast Response Network (FRN) along designated Marine Highways would radically change the security options for our operating partners charged with securing the world’s coastlines, ports and oil fields. Such networks would provide our operating partners with satellite and drone enabled Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence capabilities that can detect, identify, communicate and interdict any target above or below the water. In addition, with Time To Target generally in the range of 10 minutes, making the Seaphantom solution the fastest security option in the world for a fraction of competing, less-efficient systems.

Fast Shipping

Seaphantoms deployed through an Intracoastal Fast Shipping Network (FSN) along designated Marine Highways would radically change worldwide shipping and the transoceanic container business as much as the introduction of containers themselves. While larger container ships provide cost savings and efficiencies, they demand massive new infrastructure costs in the form of taller cranes, bridges and extensive dredging for the deeper hulls as well as creating more congestion and pollution on the landside from their attendant hub and spoke distribution. Seaphantom provides a simple solution, providing an intermodal link that loads/offloads ships at sea and distributing it to a host of smaller ports more strategically located to each container’s destination, thus saving time, money, fuel, GHG and jobs.

Fast Touring

Seaphantoms deployed through an Intracoastal Getaways Network (IGN) along designated Marine Highways would radically change the tourism/cruise industry by offering solutions to our operating partners that would attract repeat cruisers as well as first-timers through “Fast Getaway” programs that would provide exponentially more destinations and excursions with little new direct investment. In addition, Seaphantoms would offer the capability for cruise ships to anchor off shore, with Seaphantoms quickly transporting passengers to a variety of destinations, avoiding the crowds at the peak season packed ports, beaches and markets. This model would enable cruise ships to function as a “real” hotel at sea with passengers checking in and out while being transported by Seaphantoms to or from nearby coastal cities midway through a cruise.

National Defense

Seaphantoms deployed through an Intracoastal Fast Defense Network (IDN) along designated Marine Highways would radically change the security options for our operating partners charged with securing the world’s coastlines, ports and oil fields. Such networks could provide the government with a single to a swarm of extremely stealthy, satellite and drone enabled Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence capabilities that can detect, identify, communicate and interdict any target above or below the water. In addition, with Time To Target generally in the range of 10 minutes, making the Seaphantom/Reson solution the fastest security option in the world for a fraction of competing, less-efficient systems.

Local Impact

In addition to the projected impact on the above global, national and local economies, we expect to see our sister companies contribute directly to the local economies in which they are situated:

Academy of Maritime Flight

Seaphantoms require crews of 2 – 4 per 6 hour shift on a 5 day work week. The Academy of Maritime Flight assumes that with an average of 20 Phantoms per port and 1,000 primary ports in the world, SPI will conservatively need 120,600 pilots, attendants and mechanics to be trained, certified and hired over the next 5 years. This would be in addition to 120 instructors and support staff per Academy. Essentially a 6000 student college, The Academy would have an economic impact on the local economy in terms of student housing, food, etc.

Maritime Aerodynamics

Seaphantoms will be needed in large numbers to fulfill our goals of providing the missing link in the intermodal supply chain of 7 major lines of business. With over 30,000 ports in the world, SPI will focus on providing those services to our operating partners in only 1,000 of those ports. Assuming our operating partners asked us to provide an average of only 10 general transport Corvettes and 10 containerized Exocettes per primary port, SPI would be building 20,000 boats over 5 years. With three shifts of 400 workers each, one Maritime Aerodynamics plant can produce 3 Corvettes every 2 days or 500 per year. Eight plants employing a total of 3,200 personnel would provide the required 20, 000 vessels, bringing a tremendous economic boon in jobs and prosperity to the local and national economy.

Environmental

Economic

Fast Ferries

Fast Freight

Fast Offshore Services

Fast Response

Fast Shipping

Fast Touring

Fast Defense (P2)

Local Impact

Academy of Maritime Flight

Maritime Aerodynamics