FOSS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FOSS
    • Operator : FOSS MARITIME-PACIFIC SOUTHWEST
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : LONG BEACH
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 600
    • Full Load Capacity : 1800 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 178 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 178 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

FOSS MARITIME-PACIFIC SOUTHWEST

  • Area of Operation : ALASKA TO WEST COAST, SOUTH AMERICA AND HAWAII
  • Principal Commodity : BUNKER FUEL, HARBOR AND OCEAN TOWING, SHIP REFUELING

PIPER INNESS

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

ALTA JUNE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARTHUR FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRYNN FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAMPBELL FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAROLYN DOROTHY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EDITH FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HOWARD OLSEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAMO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIKIALA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

P. J. BRIX

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC KNIGHT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC QUEEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KAKELA

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MSRC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FDH

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

PT&S

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

SAN PEDRO

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

“30 by 30” is the rallying cry for all concerned with the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind business. In Spring 2021, the Secretaries of Energy, Interior and Commerce resolved to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of electricity generated from offshore turbines by 2030. Consultants McKinsey, in a recent article frame the value proposition for this clean fuel source

Marine Autonomy: The Future is Being Revealed

Marine Autonomy: The Future is Being Revealed

Automation, where routine tasks are handled by machines, has been talked about throughout maritime sectors for much of the 21st Century. Initially touted by suppliers of engine room and bridge management systems for its cost savings (with reduced manning levels), its value proposition was then infused with risk management (reduced human error) and remote operations

Saltchuk Makes Bid for Overseas Shipholding Group

Saltchuk Makes Bid for Overseas Shipholding Group

Seattle-headquartered Saltchuk Holdings informed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it has proposed to buy the Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) shares it doesn't already own for $3 each, lifting shares of the Tampa, Fla.-based marine transportation company on Friday.As of June 29, Saltchuk beneficially owned 15.2 million (17.

Foss to Operate Autonomous Harbor Tug

Foss to Operate Autonomous Harbor Tug

Foss Maritime’s newest vessel will be the first U.S.-flag harbor tug to integrate autonomous systems in real-world commercial operations.Launched on April 29 and scheduled for delivery in May 2021, the newly built 90-ton bollard pull Rachael Allen—the fourth in a series of ASD-90 Z-drive tractor tugs being built at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, in Freeland, Wash.

How Racing Tech Will Set Up US Offshore Vessel Operators for Success

How Racing Tech Will Set Up US Offshore Vessel Operators for Success

It’s no secret that the U.S. offshore wind sector is finally about to burst into action after years of behind-the-scenes movement. With a new administration set to bolster the favorable political headwinds for the sector, establishing a strong domestic supply chain will be critical as the industry scales up.

Vineyard Wind Taps DEME to Install Wind Turbines off US East Coast

Vineyard Wind Taps DEME to Install Wind Turbines off US East Coast

U.S. offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has contracted Belgium-based DEME for the offshore transport and installation of the wind turbine generators for the first largescale offshore wind installation in the United States.DEME's U.S. arm DEME Offshore US LLC will  team up with American maritime services contractor FOSS Maritime Company LLC to help construct the Vineyard Wind 1 project off the

Rolls-Royce Gains EPA Tier 4 Certification for mtu Marine Propulsion Systems

Rolls-Royce Gains EPA Tier 4 Certification for mtu Marine Propulsion Systems

U.K.-based equipment and engines manufacturer Rolls-Royce said it has received U.S. EPA Tier 4 certification for its mtu propulsion systems based on its Series 4000 M65L 16-cylinder diesel engines.EPA Tier 4 regulations are considered the most stringent emissions standard for marine applications

Roberts Named President of Foss Maritime

Roberts Named President of Foss Maritime

Seattle-based tug and towing company Foss Maritime said its chief operating officer Will Roberts has been promoted to president.“It was evident to our leadership team that Will’s ability to perform at the highest level along with his business acumen continues to align very well with our organization,” said Jason Childs CEO of Foss' parent company Saltchuk Marine.

Centerline Logistics Acquires Saltchuk Marine Services’ California Ship Refueling Ops

Centerline Logistics Acquires Saltchuk Marine Services’ California Ship Refueling Ops

Centerline Logistics acquired Saltchuk Marine Services’ California ship refueling business, currently operated by subsidiary Foss Maritime Company. According to a press release from Centerline, this "major acquisition" brings together the combined capabilities of two of the nation’s leaders in petroleum transportation

Sea Machines Bags $3.1 Million Contract for US Navy Autonomous Supply Stations

Sea Machines Bags $3.1 Million Contract for US Navy Autonomous Supply Stations

Autonomous command and control systems developer Sea Machines Robotics announced it has advanced its multi-year Other Transaction (OT) agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). Phase 2 of the multiphase contract delegates $3.1 million to the deployment of a full-scale oceangoing replenishment platform.

Nichols Brothers Delivers Fourth Tug to Foss

Nichols Brothers Delivers Fourth Tug to Foss

Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) said it has delivered the final vessel in a series of four new tugs for Foss Maritime.The ASD-90 tractor tugs Jamie Ann, Sarah Avrick, Leisa Florence and Rachael Allen were completed and delivered between April 2020 and June 2021. Foss, a division of the Saltchuk company, will station two of the vessels in Los Angeles/Long Beach

Nichols Brothers Launches Tug for Foss

Nichols Brothers Launches Tug for Foss

Leisa Florence, the third of four ASD-90 Class tugs for Foss Maritime, was launched at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) on Wednesday.The ASD-90 Class tugs designed by Jensen Maritime Consultants are 100’ x 40’ Z-Drive tractor tugs are built to U.S. Coast Guard Subchapter “M” regulatory standards, with ABS loadline certification and UWILD notation.