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

Italian Police Escort Migrant Boat

Italian Police Escort Migrant Boat

An Italian charity ship was escorted into the port of Lampedusa by police on Tuesday after rescuing 49 Africans in the Mediterranean, with Interior Minister Matteo Salvini calling for the crew to be arrested.A judicial source said a magistrate had ordered that the boat, the Mare Jonio, be seized as an investigation is launched into allegations of aiding and abetting human trafficking.

Fire Breaks out on USCG's Polar Star

Fire Breaks out on USCG's Polar Star

It seems the U.S. cannot do enough to fast-track the construction of its new icebreaking fleet, as the USCG announce last night that the 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship's incinerator room about 650 miles north of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica.

Grounded Bulk Carrier Refloated near Virginia

Grounded Bulk Carrier Refloated near Virginia

A 958-foot bulk carrier has refloated after running aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, Thursday morning.Crew members aboard the vessel, JSW Salem, contacted U.S. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth after the Panamanian flagged ship ran aground near Cape Henry Buoy #4.The ship's crew reported there were 120,000 metric tons of coal and 26 people aboard the ship.

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.

Sweden’s New Hybrid Icebreaking Tug Launched

Sweden’s New Hybrid Icebreaking Tug Launched

A new hybrid-electric icebreaking escort tug for Sweden's Port of Luleå was launched on Monday at GONDAN Shipyard in Figueras, Spain.The new Robert Allan Ltd designed tug, Vilja, is a RAL TundRA 3600-H class icebreaking design fully customized for the Port of Luleå operational requirements.

Disabled Cruise Ship Regains Power off US East Coast

Disabled Cruise Ship Regains Power off US East Coast

The cruise ship Star Pride has regained power after becoming disabled about two miles off the coast of Cuttyhunk, Mass. last week.The ship’s captain reported to U.S. Coast Guard watchstanders at Sector Southeastern New England at about 3:20 p.m., Friday that the vessel had lost power and was disabled.

Tug Pair Delivered to PSA Marine

Tug Pair Delivered to PSA Marine

In August 2018, PSA Marine Singapore took delivery of two new 32-meter tugs, PSA Thor and PSA Hulk, built at PaxOcean Engineering Zhuhai Co., Ltd.The evolved RAmparts 3200 ASD hull form has been developed by Robert Allan Ltd. to provide ship assist in the berthing and un-berthing operations in ports/terminals and also coastal towing operations.

Italy Uncovers Massive Load of Hash in Ship's Fuel Tanks

Italy Uncovers Massive Load of Hash in Ship's Fuel Tanks

Italian police said on Thursday they found 20 tonnes of hash worth as much as 200 million euros ($232 million) in the fuel tanks of a Panama-flagged ship that was stopped in international waters and escorted to Sicily.The entire 11-person crew, all from Montenegro, was arrested for international drugs trafficking, Italy's finance police said in a statement.

Royal Navy Monitors Russian Warships in English Channel

Royal Navy Monitors Russian Warships in English Channel

A British destroyer has shadowed two Russian warships as they passed through the English Channel for the second time this year, the Royal Navy said.HMS Diamond sailed from Dover as the destroyer Severomorsk and cruiser Marshal Ustinov passed by on Tuesday.“This is routine business for the Royal Navy and the second time my ship’s company have undertaken such an escort duty this summer

Bisso Offshore Orders New Tugs from Eastern

Bisso Offshore Orders New Tugs from Eastern

Estern Shipbuilding Group announced it has signed a new contract with Bisso Offshore, LLC for the construction of two Robert Allan Ltd. RApport 2400 Ship Handing Tugs with escort capability. The deal was signed on May 31, 2018.Bisso Offshore is one of Eastern’s long term customers and has taken delivery of four previous modern Z-drive tugs from Eastern since 2006.

McAllister Christens Tug Pair in NYC

McAllister Christens Tug Pair in NYC

There's nothing like New York City for a maritime event, and McAllister Towing and Transportation Co., Inc., one of the historic family-run companies serving the industry for more than 150 years, held a signature ceremony and party last night at Pier 16 in Manhattan with the christening of two tugboats, the Rosemary McAllister and the Capt. Brian A.

New Tug Joins McAllister Towing Fleet

New Tug Joins McAllister Towing Fleet

McAllister Towing has taken delivery of Rosemary McAllister, the second in a series of four 100’ x 40’, 80 metric ton bollard pull tugboats. The new vessel, the 32nd tractor tug in McAllister’s fleet, was completed at Eastern Shipbuilding in Panama City, Fla.The Rosemary is powered by 3516E Tier IV Caterpillar engines with twin Schottel SRP4000FP units.