PACIFIC ESCORT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PACIFIC ESCORT
    • Operator : FOSS MARITIME COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3190
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 133
  • Size
    • Register length : 96.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 36.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 100 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 36.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 16 Feet
    • Light Draft : 16 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1983
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 650276

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

BARANOF

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BMC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FOSS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PORT ANGELES

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SEATTLE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

LNG-electric Tugs Ordered to Service the LNG Canada Project

LNG-electric Tugs Ordered to Service the LNG Canada Project

A unique partnership formed between the Haisla Nation and North Vancouver-based Seaspan ULC will produce battery-powered and low emissions tugboats to serve the $40 billion LNG Canada project in Kitimat, B.C.Majority-owned by the Haisla Nation, the new venture is called HaiSea Marine

US Navy Recovers Downed Helicopter from Record Ocean Depth

US Navy Recovers Downed Helicopter from Record Ocean Depth

The U.S. Navy last week retrieved one of its crashed helicopters from 19,075 feet below the surface of the North Pacific, setting a record for the deepest aircraft recovery at sea.The helicopter, a twin engine Sikorsky Seahawk, crashed off the coast of Okinawa, Japan last year while operating from the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19).

Coast Guard Cutter Returns Home After Crew Tests Positive for COVID-19

Coast Guard Cutter Returns Home After Crew Tests Positive for COVID-19

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter's patrol in the Eastern Pacific has been cut short following a coronavirus outbreak on board, the Coast Guard said Wednesday.Legend-class cutter Stratton (WMSL-752) returned to its homeport Wednesday at Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif. after 11 crew members tested positive for COVID-19 during the deployment.

Pacific Drilling Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Again

Pacific Drilling Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Again

Offshore drilling firm Pacific Drilling and certain of its subsidiaries have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with the aim to eliminate $1.1 billion debt.The company, which had previously filed for Bankruptcy in 2017, said Friday that it and certain of its domestic and international subsidiaries had filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the

Eastern Pacific Shipping to Trial Biofuels

Eastern Pacific Shipping to Trial Biofuels

Singaporean-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) said it will trial biofuel bunkers aboard its 2010-built 47,377 dwt MR tanker Pacific Beryl.EPS, which has said it aims to test various alternative marine fuels in an effort to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, has appointed Dutch-based GoodFuels to supply the biofuel bunkers.

Danish Offshore Wind Installation Firm Set for Oslo IPO. Picks New Name

Danish Offshore Wind Installation Firm Set for Oslo IPO. Picks New Name

Danish offshore wind turbine transportation and installation company Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) is getting ready for listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange, to position the company for the next phase of its growth.Also, Swire Blue Ocean, as a subsidiary of Swire Pacific Offshore, will be rebranded and renamed Cadeler.

US Coast Guard Cutter Docks in Japan After Shipboard Fire

US Coast Guard Cutter Docks in Japan After Shipboard Fire

A fire-stricken U.S. Coast Guard cutter docked in Yokosuka, Japan Tuesday for inspection and possible repairs days after an onboard blaze left five crew members with minor injuries.Black smoke was reported on the cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) at 5:18 p.m. (local time) on Sunday while the ship was on deployed within the U.S. 7th Fleet's area of operations, the Coast Guard said.

Video: USCG Aids Cargo Ship Taking on Water off Puerto Rico

Video: USCG Aids Cargo Ship Taking on Water off Puerto Rico

U.S. Coast Guard air and surface rescue crews at Sector San Juan responded and assisted the distressed M/V Island Express Wednesday afternoon, after the ship started taking on water when it departed the Port of San Juan for storm avoidance in anticipation of Tropical Cyclone 9.The M/V Island Express, a Cyprus flagged 412-foot ro-ro cargo ship

OVI: 103 Tons of Garbage Removed From North Pacific Gyre

OVI: 103 Tons of Garbage Removed From North Pacific Gyre

Ocean Voyages Institute’s marine plastic recovery vessel, S/V KWAI, docked at the port of Honolulu at the end of June after a 48-day expedition successfully removing 103 tons (206,000 lbs.) of fishing nets and consumer plastics from the North Pacific Subtropical Convergence Zone (more commonly known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch or Gyre).

Venezuela's Military to Escort Iranian Tankers

Venezuela's Military to Escort Iranian Tankers

Venezuela's military will escort Iranian tankers bringing fuel to the gasoline-starved country as soon as they enter its exclusive economic zone, Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said on Wednesday.His comments came after Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said the shipment should "alarm" Latin America. Both OPEC members are U.S. adversaries whose oil industries are under U.S. sanctions.

USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

The wreck of one of the U.S. Navy's longest serving battleships has been found 15,400 feet beneath the surface about 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor, researchers said Monday.The USS Nevada (BB-36), which served in two world wars over the course of a career that spanned more than three and a half decades, was discovered by underwater and terrestrial archaeology firm SEARCH, Inc.

Foss' New Tug Arrives in Long Beach

Foss' New Tug Arrives in Long Beach

The Jaime Ann, the first of four new ASD-90 tugs constructed by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders for the Saltchuk family of companies, arrived today in her new homeport of Long Beach, in California. Powerful enough to escort the largest tankers and containerships calling on ports in the U.S.