Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata

Small Transports. These ships make ideal traders and commercial agents for stations.They are able to carry XL goods with large cargo holds.

Stats Overview

 

NameRaceMax Speed (m/s)*Max Acceleration*Max Steering (rpm)*HullMax Shield (MJ)Shield Power Generator (MW)Lasers and Turrets**Laser Energy (MJ)Laser Energy Reload Rate (MW)Max Cargobay

Transport Efficiency

(speed*cargo)

Ware Transport ClassHangarPriceAvailability***
BaldricTerran11075.851,0005 x 25MJ7800,0,0,0,0,0,28508.54,500495XL0233,300Available for purchase
Baldric MinerTerran10476.451,0005 x 25MJ8500,0,0,0,0,0,28508.54,500468XL0233,300Available for purchase
CaimanSplit124.975.948,0002 x 25MJ5000,0,0,0,0,0,12,100213,500437XL0133,300Available for purchase
Caiman HaulerSplit100.164.145,6003 x 25MJ5004,0,0,0,0,0,12,100217,000701XL0366,650Available for purchase
Caiman MinerSplit9066.945,6003 x 25MJ5004,0,0,0,0,0,12,200227,000630XL0416,650Available for purchase
Caiman Super FreighterSplit96.363.645,6004 x 25MJ5504,0,0,0,0,0,12,100216,475624XL0366,650Available for purchase
Caiman Super Freighter XLSplit9072.840,8004 x 25MJ5504,0,0,0,0,0,12,1002110,325929XL0933,300Available for purchase
Caiman TankerSplit124.975.948,0002 x 25MJ5000,0,0,0,0,0,12,100213,500437XL0133,300Available for purchase
Caiman Tanker XLSplit81.253.248,0004 x 25MJ5004,0,0,0,0,0,12,100216,650540XL0366,650Available for purchase
DemeterParanid1105660,0003 x 25MJ6000,0,0,0,0,0,19509.53,800418XL0106,650Available for purchase
Demeter HaulerParanid8844.257,0004 x 25MJ6000,0,0,0,0,0,19509.57,600669XL0293,300Available for purchase
Demeter MinerParanid117.846.158,8003 x 25MJ6600,0,0,0,0,0,19509.54,370515XL0160,000Available for purchase
Demeter PrototypeParanid13056.557,0003 x 25MJ6000,0,0,0,0,0,19509.53,900507XL0322,650Bail only
Demeter Super FreighterParanid84.843.757,0005 x 25MJ6600,0,0,0,0,0,19509.57,030596XL0293,300Available for purchase
Demeter Super Freighter XLParanid79.252.851,0005 x 25MJ6600,0,0,0,0,0,19509.511,210888XL0746,650Available for purchase
Demeter TankerParanid1105660,0003 x 25MJ6000,0,0,0,0,0,19509.53,800418XL0106,650Available for purchase
DolphinBoron75.134.654,0003 x 25MJ6500,0,0,0,0,0,07507.55,000376XL0153,300Available for purchase
Dolphin HaulerBoron59.923.251,3004 x 25MJ6500,0,0,0,0,0,07507.510,000599XL0421,650Available for purchase
Dolphin Super FreighterBoron57.822.951.3005 x 25MJ7150,0,0,0,0,0,07507.59,250535XL0421,650Available for purchase
Dolphin Super Freighter XLBoron5432.245,9005 x 25MJ7150,0,0,0,0,0,07507.514,000756XL01,073,300Available for purchase
Dolphin TankerBoron75.134.654,0003 x 25MJ6500,0,0,0,0,0,07507.55,000376XL0153,300Available for purchase
Dolphin Tanker XLBoron48.822.554,0005 x 25MJ6500,0,0,0,0,0,07507.59,500464XL0421,650Available for purchase
Enhanced DolphinBoron102.6?557,0004 x 25MJ6600,0,0,0,0,0,07507.55,500564XL0463,800Random claimable ship only
Enhanced MercuryArgon110?6.560,0005 x 25MJ6600,0,0,0,0,0,18508.55,000550XL0378,000Random claimable ship only
MercuryArgon10056.560,0003 x 25MJ6000,0,0,0,0,0,18508.54,000400XL0116,650Available for purchase
Mercury HaulerArgon 8044.557,0004 x 25MJ6000,0,0,0,0,0,18508.58,000640XL0320,800Available for purchase
Mercury PrototypeArgon12066.560,0004 x 25MJ6600,0,0,0,0,0,1850125,000600XL0362,500Bail only
Mercury Super FreighterArgon775457,0005 x 25MJ6600,0,0,0,0,0,18508.57,400570XL0320,800Available for purchase
Mercury Super Freighter XLArgon7243.151,0005 x 25MJ6600,0,0,0,0,0,18508.511,800850XL0816,650Available for purchase
Mercury TankerArgon10056.560,0003 x 25MJ6000,0,0,0,0,0,18508.54,000400XL0116,650Available for purchase
Mercury Tanker XLArgon6533.660,0005 x 25MJ6000,0,0,0,0,0,18508.57,600494XL0320,800Available for purchase
MistralArgon130106.560,0004 x 25MJ6000,1,0,0,2,2,18508.54,000520XL0178,000Available for purchase
Pirate ShipPirates9036.254,0001 x 25MJ?0,0,0,0,0,0,19509.53,000270XL0100,000Not found in vanilla
VultureTeladi79.934.472,0002 x 25MJ3000,0,0,0,0,0,18508.54,500360XL0140,000Available for purchase
Vulture HaulerTeladi64.123.168,4003 x 25MJ3000,0,0,0,0,0,18508.59,000577XL0385,000Available for purchase
Vulture MinerTeladi85.734.570,5602 x 25MJ3300,0,0,0,0,0,18508.55,175443XL0210,000Available for purchase
Vulture PrototypeTeladi95.432.172,0004 x 25MJ3300,0,0,0,0,0,18508.58,000763XL0231,000Bail only
Vulture Super FreighterTeladi61.622.868,4004 x 25MJ3300,0,0,0,0,0,18508.58,325513XL0385,000Available for purchase
Vulture Super Freighter XLTeladi57.632.161,2004 x 25MJ3300,0,0,0,0,0,18508.513,275765XL0980,000Available for purchase
Vulture TankerTeladi79.934.472,0002 x 25MJ3000,0,0,0,0,0,18508.54,500360XL0140,000Available for purchase

* = Maximum able to be obtained by purchased tunings.   These values can be exceeded by using Pandora Tunings.

** = Number of available laser slots in the Main, Front, Left, Right, Up, Down, Back batteries

*** = Ships with data existing in the vanilla game files are listed but some are not available during play without mods or scripts

Functions and applications

The TS small transports primary function is the purchase, transport and sale of wares (preferably at a profit).   Due to their low cost, moderate speed and decent cargobays these ships will be the most common ships in a players merchant fleet.   Early on the player will probably manually order a few TS ships around to make profit but will soon want to automate them using the CLS, CAG and UT commands from the Commodity Logistics Software and Trade Command Software pieces of ship equipment.   As TS ships are only lightly armed and have at most 125MJ shielding they are prone to being destroyed by any large group of fighters or M6 or heavier ships so will need to be replaced frequently.   Although possible to send fight ships to escort TS ships, the energy cell costs of jumping make this impractical for long distance trading if using fighters and unlikely to reduce credit losses if encountering a military patrol of a hostile major Race if using heavier fight ships as an escort.   In general the Caiman family of TS ships of the Split offer the best value for money if intending to purchase TS ships.

Due to NPC TS ships having low morale it is easy to build a large fleet quickly by attacking hostile TS ships with high fire rate weapons like PBEs (Duke's is a good source if the player does not want to befriend the pirates).