Foss is committed to solving our customers’ toughest marine transportation and logistical challenges. Our in-house capabilities are extensive and growing, and we also draw on our network of subsidiaries and sister companies to provide a wide variety of services to our customers including:

  • Marine transportation,
  • Air cargo,
  • Logistics,
  • Domestic shipping,
  • International shipping, and
  • Energy distribution.

Together with our partner companies, Foss has the ability to take on any project, no mater how complex, conducted on or around the water.

Our Parent Company

Saltchuk is a privately-owned family of diversified transportation and distribution companies headquartered in Seattle, WA. With consolidated annual revenue of nearly $2.75 billion and approximately 5,500 employees, Saltchuk is ranked among the largest privately held businesses in Washington. Throughout North America, Saltchuk companies provide Air Cargo, Marine Services, Energy Distribution, Domestic Shipping, International Shipping and Logistics.

Saltchuk is a values-driven organization, that puts safety first. Saltchuk is committed to customers, and providing reliable solutions while conducting business with honesty and integrity.

A Family of Companies

As a family of companies we are committed to each other; to protecting our environment; in contributing to our communities; and to creating a work environment that is safe and where anyone would be proud for their children to work.

Independent subsidiaries of Foss:

Foss Maritime Companyprovides comprehensive marine transportation and logistical services from local harbor services throughout North America and the Hawaiian islands, to ocean towing and project support in extreme environments throughout the world. Foss Maritime’s Pacific Northwest shipyard in Seattle, Washington offers a wide range of services from naval architecture and marine engineering to vessel design, construction, and repair.

AMNAV Maritime Servicesis a tug and marine transportation company offering ship assist and offshore towing on the U.S. West coast.

Cook Inlet Tug & Bargeprovides ship assists services at the Port of Anchorage. They also offer construction support, offshore rig and other types of support.

Young Brothersis Hawaii’s leading freight handling and transportation company transporting general freight, mixed pallets, roll-on, roll-off equipment and containerized cargo.

Operating companies in the Saltchuk portfolio:

TOTE
TOTE Maritime Alaskais the premier provider of ocean transportation services between the ports of Anchorage, Alaska and Tacoma, Washington. TOTE Maritime Alaska operates a fleet of (RO/RO) cargo ships in addition to providing overland highway and intermodal connections throughout greater Alaska, Canada and the Lower 48.

TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico provides common carrier service from the U.S. mainland to and from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico operates the first LNG-powered containerships in the world and provides regularly scheduled weekly service from to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and provides connecting service to St. Thomas and St. Croix.

TOTE Servicesprovides leading edge ship management solutions, including full technical management and partial management/crewing services to affiliated ship owners, U.S. Government, domestic and international third-party ship owners.

Tropical Shipping
Tropical Shippingdelivers the most reliable and complete cargo transportation services in the Bahamas and the Caribbean, including refrigerated, less than container load, marine insurance, consolidation, cargo transfer, inland transportation, global partner and project cargo services.

Seven Seas Insurancehas been writing marine cargo coverage since 1967, withunderwriting expertise within the ocean, air and inland marine cargo market.

Hyak Supply Chain
Carlile Transportationis one of Alaska’s largest trucking companies. Founded in 1980, Carlile offers customers a full range of safe transportation and logistics services with deep expertise in LTL less than trailer load shipments and heavy haul. Wholly-owned terminals serve Alaska from Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Kodiak, Prudhoe Bay and Seward as well as Tacoma, WA, Houston, TX, Blaine MN and Edmonton, Alberta.

Shoreside Logisticshas served the Jacksonville community since 2002, and offers customers drayage, trucking, intermodal, cross-docking, warehousing, consolidation and customs brokerage services.

NorthStar Energy
Delta Western and Inlet Energy are the leading distributor of petroleum products and lubricants in Alaska and gasoline and diesel throughout the Alaskan Railbelt. It supports customers involved in oil exploration, trucking, food service, retail service stations and marine transportation industries. It also operates retail gas stations; delivers home heating fuel; and provides direct deliveries to remote Alaskan bush and coastal communities.

Northern Oilfield Solutions(NOSI) was formed in 1975 to provide fuel, lubricants and water to the oil and gas companies exploring the North Slope. Since then, it has become a leader in providing that same service to meet the needs of today’s exploration and development companies. Northern Oilfield Solutions also serves Red Dog Mine, one of the world’s largest zinc deposits, near Kotzebue.

Hawaii Petroleumbrands include Ohana Fuels, Minit Stop Hawaii and Hawaii Fueling Network (HFN). Together they market and distribute petroleum products throughout Maui and the Big Island.

Northern Aviation Services
Northern Air Cargo(NAC) has served as Alaska’s largest, all-cargo airline since 1956. It is the people throughout the Last Frontier that have established NAC as their preferred carrier of their precious cargo. NAC offers a variety of options for air transportation and the ability to help Alaskans find solutions to all of their shipment needs.

Aloha Air Cargooperates a fleet of four (4) Boeing 737-300 freighters and one (1) Boeing 767-300 freighter provide regular flights 6 days a week to every major airport destination within the State of Hawaii including Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue, Hilo, and Kona. Through partnerships with other Hawaii airlines and international carriers, Aloha Air Cargo can arrange shipments from any Hawaii city to any destination worldwide.

Aloha Tech Opsa division of Aloha Air Cargo, is the leading provider of aircraft maintenance and repair for commercial aircraft throughout Hawaii.