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Foss Maritime is a full service maritime company focused on solving our customers’ toughest marine transportation and logistical challenges – close to home and in some of the most extreme environments in the world.
For more than a century, Foss Maritime has set the standard for marine transportation with leading edge technology, engineering, and shipbuilding. The company employs over a 1,000 people throughout the United States, who provide harbor services and transportation operations in all major U.S. West Coast ports – including the Columbia and Snake River system – as well as U.S. East Cost ports. Internationally, Foss supports customers across the Pacific Rim, in Europe, South America and the Arctic.
With two full-service shipyards and an expert marine engineering group, Foss Maritime helps customers throughout the entire life cycle of a project. From analyzing vessel and equipment requirements for a specific job, to designing a new build or vessel modification, all the way through to production and proper outfitting of the vessel with the right gear for the job, Foss Maritime can take on any project.
Foss operates an ever growing fleet of tugs and barges throughout the U.S. West Coast. In 2009 Foss Maritime designed and built the world’s first hybrid tug, and converted the first Dolphin class tug to a hybrid in 2011. Foss Maritime is an industry leader who is known for superior craftsmanship, innovated solutions, and a corporate-wide commitment to safety and the environment