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

Oil Tanker Rates Double

Oil Tanker Rates Double

Supertanker freight rates are on the rise for a second time this month as producers, refiners and traders scramble to secure ships to transport crude or store a fast-growing global glut of oil, industry sources said.Freight rates for very large crude-oil carriers (VLCC) along the Middle East Gulf to China route were assessed at about $180,000 a day on Monday, up from some $125

Fully Laden LNG Tankers Sit Idle Off Indian Ports after Force Majeure

Fully Laden LNG Tankers Sit Idle Off Indian Ports after Force Majeure

At least five fully-laden liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers are idling offshore India, as yet unable to discharge their cargoes, after importers there declared force majeure earlier this week, according to an analyst and shipping sources.Gas demand is falling globally amid the fast-spreading coronavirus which has capped industrial output

Brent's Fall Creates Steepest Contango in 11 Years

Brent's Fall Creates Steepest Contango in 11 Years

The discount on front-month Brent crude oil futures to later contracts increased to an 11 year high on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to cause an unprecedented slump in global demand. The spread on the May to November contracts had widened to as much as minus $10.31 per barrel at 1004 GMT, a level not seen since January 2009.

Work from Home: Energy Traders Swap Shouts for Babies, Barking Dogs

Work from Home: Energy Traders Swap Shouts for Babies, Barking Dogs

SINGAPORE, March 24 -- From banks of screens and giant phones in the office, energy traders worldwide are adapting to a laptop in the bedroom -- and it's going surprisingly well.Working from home has become the new norm in the oil trading hubs of Singapore, London and New York as governments encourage physical distancing to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Saudi Arabia's Tanker Power Play Could Backfire

Saudi Arabia's Tanker Power Play Could Backfire

Top exporter Saudi Arabia has chartered an armada of ships to flood the market with additional oil, but in the process has driven freight costs so high refiners are reluctant to take the shipments.That could leave the kingdom stuck with tens of millions of barrels in expensive ships at anchor when the coronavirus outbreak has destroyed oil demand and international prices have lost more than half

No Need for a Jones Act Waiver -AMP

No Need for a Jones Act Waiver -AMP

America's maritime industry has hit back at a recent request by U.S. shale drillers to waive the Jones Act, a law requiring goods transported between U.S. ports to be carried on ships that are built, owned and operated by Americans.The American Exploration and Production Council, which represents independent oil firms that have been thrashed by an oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia

Rand Logistics to Buy American Steamship Company

Rand Logistics to Buy American Steamship Company

New Jersey-based Rand Logistics announced it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire rival Great Lakes shipping company American Steamship Company (ASC) from Chicago-based GATX Corporation for $260 million.Headquartered in upstate New York, ASC operates the Lakes' largest U.S.

Corpus Christi Crude Exports Boom

Corpus Christi Crude Exports Boom

U.S. crude exports from Corpus Christi, Texas, have surged to a record in recent weeks, often surpassing hubs such as Houston and Beaumont, Texas, thanks to faster-than-expected infrastructure additions.The infrastructure boom at Corpus Christi helped push crude exports there to a weekly record of 1.

US-flagged LNG Bunker Barge Launched

US-flagged LNG Bunker Barge Launched

America’s first offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) barge has been launched for owner Q-LNG Transport, Mississippi shipbuilder VT Halter Marine announced on Wednesday.The Q-LNG 4000 barge, designed to carry 4,000 cubic meters of LNG, with dimensions of 324’ x 64’ x 32’.6”, will be operated as part of an articulated tug and barge (ATB) unit designed to meet the requirements of American Bureau of

China Fixes First U.S. Crude Cargo Since Latest Tariff Threat

China Fixes First U.S. Crude Cargo Since Latest Tariff Threat

Chinese oil trader Unipec chartered a supertanker to ship U.S. crude to China in September, trading sources said, the first such cargo since U.S. President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on Chinese import, ending a monthlong trade truce.Unipec, the trading arm of state refiner Sinopec , has fixed the Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) Anne to load U.S.

U.S. Oil Makes it to Ukraine, a blow to Moscow

U.S. Oil Makes it to Ukraine, a blow to Moscow

U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the expense of Russian supplies amid heightened U.S. political pressure on Moscow and problems over contaminated Russian oil.Ukraine this month received its first ever barrels from the United States, according to Refinitiv Eikon flows data

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.