AMERICAN TRADER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMERICAN TRADER
    • Operator : FOSS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Other Barge
    • Vessel Type : RO-RO Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 7171
    • Full Load Capacity : 11616 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 400 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 105 Feet
    • Overall Length : 400 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 105 Feet
    • Load draft : 20 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1983
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 656069

FOSS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALASKAN WATERS - COOK INLET AND SOUTH PACIFIC COAST, INCLUDING PUGET SOUND TO LONG BEACH, CA; FROM U. S. PACIFIC COAST TO HAWAIIAN AND MARSHALL ISLANDS; FOREIGN PORTS; GULF AND EAST COASTS OF U. S. INTERNATIONAL SAILING
  • Principal Commodity : OCEAN TOWING

BARBARA FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORBIN FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAUREN FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SANDRA FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STACEY FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STRONG

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

THUNDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AQUATRAIN

  • Type : Carfloat (Railroad Car Barge)
  • Construction : Steel

KIVALINA

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LIGHTNING

  • Type : RO-RO Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARINER

  • Type : RO-RO Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NOATAK

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TUUQ

  • Type : RO-RO Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Diesel Traders: Shortage is Coming

Diesel Traders: Shortage is Coming

Gasoil traders expect the middle distillates market to stay well supplied until almost the end of 2019 before swinging into deficit with the introduction of new maritime fuel regulations.Calendar spreads for low-sulphur gasoil delivered to Europe's Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub are currently in contango through until October before shifting to backwardation from November onwards.

OP/ED: The Jones Act is Worth Fighting For

OP/ED: The Jones Act is Worth Fighting For

The President says he wants to make American great again, so why is he trying to destroy the principal support system for America’s maritime industry? This week, we learned that President Trump is “seriously considering” issuing a broad waiver for the Jones Act, a critical law that requires domestic shipping in the U.S. to occur on ships that are built in the United States, fly the U.S.

Seized: 3,300 Rare Pig-Nosed Turtles

Seized: 3,300 Rare Pig-Nosed Turtles

Malaysia seizes 3,300 rare turtles from a boat in suspected trafficking caseMalaysian authorities seized about 3,300 rare pig-nosed turtles on Wednesday suspected of being smuggled into the Southeast Asian country.The turtles, found in Australia and on the Indonesian island of Papua, are endangered due to high demand from exotic pet traders, wildlife experts said.

As Traders Tussle Turkmenistan Cuts Exports

As Traders Tussle Turkmenistan Cuts Exports

A clash between trading house Vitol and Azerbaijan's SOCAR over Caspian Sea oil shipments is forcing Turkmenistan to slash exports of crude due to a lack of tankers.Turkmenistan typically exports about 200,000 tonnes of oil per month via the Caspian to world markets, mainly from fields operated by the UAE's ENOC and Italy's Eni, but flows have halved in recent weeks

Maritime Administration Issues RFP for NSMV Training Vessels

Maritime Administration Issues RFP for NSMV Training Vessels

Vessel Construction Manager Will Deliver National Security Multi-Mission Vessel. Today, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit for a Vessel Construction Manager (VCM) to deliver a new class of training ships referred to as a National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV).

Trafigura Leases 35 Crude Oil and Product Tankers

Trafigura Leases 35 Crude Oil and Product Tankers

Commodity trader Trafigura had leased 35 newly built crude oil and oil product tankers from an undisclosed Asian financial partner with the vessels expected to be delivered late this week and all through 2019, the company said."Until 2020, the vessels will run on regular fuel, and from then onwards, whenever allowed (some ports do not allow usage of open loop scrubber)

Low Water Still Troubles River Shipping in Germany

Low Water Still Troubles River Shipping in Germany

Water levels on the Rhine and Danube in Germany remain low after a recent drought and freight vessels cannot sail fully loaded on the rivers, traders said on Tuesday.Rhine water levels have risen after rain in recent days but still remain well below levels that would allow normal sailings, they said.“Most vessels are only sailing about 30 percent full,” one trader said.

Contaminated Fuels Clog Ship Engines in Singapore

Contaminated Fuels Clog Ship Engines in Singapore

Contaminated marine fuel that clogs and damages ship engines has been found in Singapore, the world's largest ship refuelling hub, according to sources and an alert sent to clients by a marine fuel surveying company.Singapore-based marine fuel surveyor and consulting firm Maritec Pte Ltd warned clients this week that six samples of ship fuel sold in Singapore had "resulted in severe sludging at

The Inouye: The Largest American-Made and American-Crewed Containership Ever Built

The Inouye: The Largest American-Made and American-Crewed Containership Ever Built

I was honored to be present in South Philadelphia on June 30 to witness the christening of the largest container ship ever built in the United States. It was built by Philly Shipyards for shipping company, Matson, Inc., and was named for the former Hawaii senator, war hero, and long-standing maritime champion Daniel K. Inouye.   At a time when the U.S.

BP Long on Millions of Barrels of Crude off China

BP Long on Millions of Barrels of Crude off China

BP operates largest teapot marketing team among majors; four BP-chartered tankers have trouble unloading off China.   Four supertankers chartered by energy major BP have been held up or delayed off China's east coast over the last two months, unable to fully discharge oil as slowing demand from the country's private refiners starts to impact global markets.

Low Water Hampers Germany's Rhine, Danube Shipping

Low Water Hampers Germany's Rhine, Danube Shipping

Water levels on the Rhine and Danube in Germany have fallen after recent dry weather and freight vessels cannot sail fully loaded on some sections of the rivers, traders said on Wednesday.   The Rhine is too shallow for normal sailings around Cologne, traders said. All of the German section of the Danube is too shallow for full loads, they said.

UN Seeks Traders' Help Enforcing North Korea Sanctions

UN Seeks Traders' Help Enforcing North Korea Sanctions

A U.N. monitoring group wants to enlist the help of the world's biggest oil trading companies to enforce sanctions that cap the amount of crude and related products North Korea can import, the coordinator said.The U.N. Security Council ramped up sanctions last year after North Korea said it had conducted missile tests that put the U.S. mainland in range of its nuclear weapons.