BENJAMIN FOSS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BENJAMIN FOSS
    • Operator : FOSS MARITIME, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2379
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 72
  • Size
    • Register length : 73.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 77.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 623866

FOSS MARITIME, INC.

  • Area of Operation : SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND EL SEGUNDO, CA

AVA FOSS

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

BRIG YOUNG

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CARIBE HORIZON

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CARIBE ALLIANCE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MALULANI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARSHALL FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WASHINGTON

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Single Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

LUCY FOSS

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel capsized on Saturday with four crew members aboard near Pier 39 in Astoria, Ore.Four Coast Guardsmen were aboard the 26-foot Coast Guard Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat conducting routine operations when the vessel reportedly encountered a series of heavy wakes that came over the bow, which resulted in an unrecoverable starboard list that capsized the vessel

MN100: R.W. Fernstrum & Company

MN100: R.W. Fernstrum & Company

The 2019 version of the MarineNews MN100 edition - our annual look at the very best individuals and firms in the shallow draft, brown water and workboat sectors - has come and gone. Anchoring that prestigious list, as always, is R.W. Fernstrum & Company. That's no surprise to MarineNews readers.THE COMPANY:R.W.

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

The U.S. towing and tug business is 5,500 boats, more than 31,000 barges with an estimated total impact on U.S. GDP of $33.8 billion.“At a macro level, the bigger ships are causing downward pressure on the ship assist business because there are fewer ship calls given the increased capacity of these vessels.

KP Advisory Board Members Named

KP Advisory Board Members Named

U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces New Members of U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Advisory Board.U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the appointment of seven new members to the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Advisory Board. The USMMA Advisory Board serves as an independent body whose primary purpose is to examine the course of instruction and management

NBBB Delivers First Hybrid Tug

NBBB Delivers First Hybrid Tug

The Boat builders in Freeland, Washington, Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) has successfully trialed and delivered Baydelta Maritime’s,  new 100’ x 40’ Delta Class Hybrid Tractor Tug.The Tug is the seventh tractor tug NBBB has built for Baydelta and its affiliated companies, but the first Hybrid, an exciting milestone for both NBBB and Baydelta.

UECC Orders Four New Car Carriers

UECC Orders Four New Car Carriers

United European Car Carriers (UECC) has signed a contract to construct two new generation pure car/truck carriers (PCTCs) with China Ship Building Trading Co., Ltd and Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co. Ltd.The newbuilding contract also has options for two additional vessels, and the first vessel is planned for delivery in 2021.

CG Cutter Robert Ward Commissioned

CG Cutter Robert Ward Commissioned

The Coast Guard commissioned a new, California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in San Francisco, Saturday, March 2, 2019.The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward is the second of four Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC) to be homeported at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach.

Keel Laid for Foss Tier IV Tugboat

Keel Laid for Foss Tier IV Tugboat

Foss Maritime announced the keel laying of the first of its new class of ASD 90 tugboat, to be built at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in Freeland, Washington.Nicole Engle, one of the principals of Foss’ parent company, Saltchuk, made the first ceremonial weld of her initials into the keel, assisted by journeyman welder Justina Mackie.

Conrad Names Oceangoing Tug for Hawaii

Conrad Names Oceangoing Tug for Hawaii

The provider of shipbuilding services Conrad Shipyard christened the oceangoing tug Kāpena Bob Purdy for Young Brothers Ltd, of Honolulu, Hawaii, a subsidiary of Foss Maritime Company.During the ceremony, which was held at Conrad Amelia in Amelia, Louisiana, Gary Lipely, Conrad Director of Sales and Marketing serving as master of ceremonies, introduced Joseph Boivin of Young Brothers

Port of Everett Facelifts South Terminal

Port of Everett Facelifts South Terminal

Foss Maritime departed the Port of Everett enroute to the Port of Los Angeles to pick up two gantry cranes for use at the Port’s modernized South Terminal.The $57 million South Terminal Modernization project will ensure the Port’s facilities are ready to support the next generation of over-dimensional cargo, including aerospace parts for the new 777X.

Foss Newbuild Tugs Feature MTU Engines

Foss Newbuild Tugs Feature MTU Engines

Nichols Brothers Boat Builders has set an aggressive time table to deliver four 90-short ton bollard pull tugs to Foss Maritime that represent the company’s push to enhance its fleet with vessels that meet stringent environmental standards.The 100-foot by 40-foot tugs designed by Jensen Maritime Consultants are multifunctional vessels, capable of ship assist and escort capabilities

Israeli Navy Could Respond to Iranian Oil Smuggling

Israel's navy could take action against Iranian oil smuggling, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, urging world powers to foil any effort by Tehran to evade U.S. sanctions.The Israeli leader told naval officers that Iran was still resorting to clandestine measures to ship fuel that it first used prior to a 2015 nuclear deal easing Western sanctions on its oil sector.U.S.