Engineering really shines when we find solutions problems and improve performance. To that end, I would like to give credit to Sea Transport for the concept of a wonderful landing craft. What makes this one so neat?
The landing ramp is on the stern!
That means you can put a nice pointed bow on the front for good seakeeping. There is no need to narrow the landing ramp in an attempt to merge it into a bow. If you would like to learn more, take a look at their website: