FOSS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FOSS
    • Operator : FOSS MARITIME COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 3384
    • Full Load Capacity : 4000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 285 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 287 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50 Feet
    • Load draft : 12.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 39 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1945
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 281459

FOSS MARITIME COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : COLUMBIA/SNAKE RIVERS

ARROW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BETSY L

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DANIEL FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EARL H

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HALLE FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC ESCORT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARANOF

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BMC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PORT ANGELES

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SEATTLE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • 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.

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.

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.

The C-Hero Story:

The C-Hero Story:

Harken Industrial to manufacture and distribute C-Hero Man Overboard Rescue System.The USCG (SubM) option boats are required to perform a MOB drill for the USCG at the time of COI. In 137.215 (4) a surveyor has to examine systems in support of drills and training to ensure that it operates as intended.

ESR Offers Pacific Northwest Ship Repair Services

ESR Offers Pacific Northwest Ship Repair Services

Ice Cap Holdings, LLC expands its shipyard presence to include a service and repair facility in Everett, Washington. Everett Ship Repair, LLC (ESR) was established earlier this month by Ice Cap Holdings, the parent company of Ice Floe, LLC dba Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB).

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

Foss, Østensjø Partner for US Offshore Wind

Foss, Østensjø Partner for US Offshore Wind

Foss Maritime LLC and Østensjø Rederi AS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a partnership to provide domestic service operation vessels (SOV) to owners and operators of offshore wind projects in US waters.Paul Gallagher, Vice President at Foss Maritime said, “After spending time in Europe engaging with marine service providers