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

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.

Jensen Maritime Designs New Tier IV Tractor Tugs for Foss

Jensen Maritime Designs New Tier IV Tractor Tugs for Foss

Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, has provided the detailed design for an initial four, with an option for six additional, Tier IV tractor tugboats being built by Nichols Brother Boat Builders for Foss Maritime.

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.

NBBB to Build Four Foss Tractor Tugs

NBBB to Build Four Foss Tractor Tugs

Foss Maritime of Seattle has entered into contract with Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) of Freeland, Wash. for the construction of four new 90-ton bollard pull tractor tugs, with an option for six additional tugs to follow. The contract marks the first between Foss Maritime and Nichols Brothers Boat Builders.Foss has selected a design by Jensen Maritime Consultants of Seattle.

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

Cook Inlet Tug & Barge Acquiring Assets on Alaska’s North Slope

Cook Inlet Tug & Barge Acquiring Assets on Alaska’s North Slope

Cook Inlet Tug & Barge (CITB), an independently managed subsidiary of Foss Maritime Company, entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement with Crowley Vessel Sales Group and completed the purchase of all of Crowley’s Prudhoe Bay, Alaska assets – including tugs, barges, heavy machinery and other vehicles and equipment.

Foss Redeploys Hybrid Harbor Tug to Anchorage

Foss Redeploys Hybrid Harbor Tug to Anchorage

5,000 HP workhorse to enter Alaska service this month.The Bering Wind, a powerful Dolphin Class tugboat, is being transferred from the Foss fleet in Long Beach, California to Cook Inlet Tug & Barge in Anchorage. The tug, formerly known as the Campbell Foss, is scheduled to begin service in Anchorage this month.