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

Stranded Teenage Mariner Excited to Go Home from Ukraine After Grain Deal

Stranded Teenage Mariner Excited to Go Home from Ukraine After Grain Deal

Deck cadet Burak Kinayer, 19, is waiting to hear when he will set sail home to Turkey after five months of being stranded by the war in the Ukraine now a grain export deal has been signed.As clashes between Russian and Ukrainian forces echoed off the coast of Odesa last weekend, he became concerned, but Kinayer said his nervousness gave way to excitement as the Kaptan Cevdet gets ready to leave

Keel Laying Ceremony Held for USCG's Offshore Patrol Cutter 'USCGC Ingham'

Keel Laying Ceremony Held for USCG's Offshore Patrol Cutter 'USCGC Ingham'

Eastern Shipbuilding Group hosted the keel laying ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard’s future Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC), USCGC Ingham (WMSM-917), the third vessel in the new Heritage Class built at the Nelson Street facility. The presiding official for the U.S. Coast Guard was Rear Admiral Chad L. Jacoby, Director of Acquisition Programs & Program Executive Officer (CG-93).

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Ship Smuggling Fuel, Detained Crew

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Ship Smuggling Fuel, Detained Crew

Iranian authorities seized a foreign ship attempting to smuggle fuel out of the country and detained its crew, state new agency IRNA said on Wednesday.Iran, which has some of the world's cheapest fuel prices due to heavy subsidies and the plunge in value of its national currency, has been fighting rampant fuel smuggling by land to neighboring countries and by sea to Gulf Arab states.

Ørsted, TSS Hold Naming Ceremony for First Asia-built SOV

Ørsted, TSS Hold Naming Ceremony for First Asia-built SOV

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and Taiwanese vessel company Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. held a ceremony in Taichung on Tuesday to christen and name the first-ever purpose-built Service Operation Vessel (SOV) "TSS Pioneer" in the Asia-Pacific region. The vessel, built in Vietnam, will be used to service the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan.

Tidewater Completes Swire Pacific Offshore Acquisition

Tidewater Completes Swire Pacific Offshore Acquisition

U.S.-headquartered offshore support vessels (OSV) owner Tidewater Inc. on Friday announced it has completed its acquisition of Singapore's Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited (SPO), creating the industry’s largest OSV fleet.The $190 million transaction adds 50 vessels to the Tidewater fleet, which now stands at more than 200 vessels in total, including crew boats

'World's Largest OSV Fleet': Tidewater to Buy Swire Pacific Offshore

'World's Largest OSV Fleet': Tidewater to Buy Swire Pacific Offshore

U.S.-based offshore support vessel owner Tidewater said Wednesday it had agreed to acquire Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited (SPO), a subsidiary of Swire Pacific Limited for around $190 million. Tidewater said the transaction would create the industry’s largest fleet of offshore support vessels with 203 vessels in total, including crew boats, tug boats and maintenance vessels.

Burnt Car Carrier Felicity Ace Sinks

Burnt Car Carrier Felicity Ace Sinks

The fire-ravaged car carrier Felicity Ace has sunk off the Portuguese Azores archipelago nearly two weeks after it caught fire, the vessel's manager said on Tuesday."Initial reports from the local salvage team state that the vessel had sunk at around 9 a.m. local time having suffered a list to starboard," said MOL Ship Management (Singapore), a subsidiary of Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K.

Salvage Team Boards Burnt Ship with Luxury Cars Off Azores, Towing Starts

Salvage Team Boards Burnt Ship with Luxury Cars Off Azores, Towing Starts

More than a week after a ship packed with luxury cars caught fire in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, a salvage team managed to board the vessel on Friday and started to tow it to a safe location off the Portuguese Azores archipelago.In a statement, ship manager Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd (MOL) said the Felicity Ace remained stable, and the smoke that for days billowed from the vessel

World’s First IMO Type-B Tank VLEC Named in Houston

World’s First IMO Type-B Tank VLEC Named in Houston

Ineos' new ethane carrier, said to be the world's largest and first with IMO type-B tanks, was named Pacific Ineos Belstaff at a ceremony in Houston.The 230-meter-long, 99,000-cubic-meter-capacity very large ethane carrier (VLEC) was built by China's Jiangnan Shipyard and will be operated by Pacific Gas, primarily for the transport of U.S. ethane to China and Europe.

Eastern Pacific Says It Won't Carry Coal

Eastern Pacific Says It Won't Carry Coal

Ship management firm Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) announced it will no longer carry coal cargos on its bulk carrier vessels as a matter of company policy aimed at supporting the global transition away from the fossil fuel.EPS' commercially managed dry bulk fleet hasn't carried coal since April 2020, and the Singapore-based tonnage provider made its commitment official this month

Russia to Hold Major Navy Drills Involving All Its Fleets

Russia to Hold Major Navy Drills Involving All Its Fleets

Russia announced on Thursday its navy would stage a sweeping set of exercises involving all its fleets this month and next from the Pacific to the Atlantic, the latest show of strength in a surge of military activity during a standoff with the West.The drills will take place in the seas directly adjacent to Russia and also feature maneuvers in the Mediterranean, the North Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk

US Nuclear Sub Hits 'Object' in Asia-Pacific

US Nuclear Sub Hits 'Object' in Asia-Pacific

U.S. Navy submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) hit an "object" while submerged in the Asia-Pacific region, but the incident did not result in any life-threatening injuries, the United States military said on Thursday.The incident took place on Saturday and the submarine's nuclear propulsion plant and spaces were not impacted and remain operational, the Navy said in a statement.