Media Advisory: Opportunity to Photograph Construction of the World’s First Hybrid Tug Rescheduled for Sept. 9
Foss Rainier Shipyard Opens its Doors During Construction for
Sneak Peek of Ground-Breaking Vessel
Foss Maritime Company invites interested members of the media to
get a sneak peek of the world’s first Hybrid Tug while it is still in
construction at its Rainier, Oregon shipyard.
September 9, 2008 (**please note new date**)
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Foss Rainier Shipyard
611 East ‘A’ Street
Rainier, OR 97048
- Foss’ first Hybrid Tug combines batteries, generators and main engines to reduce air pollution and offer greater fuel economy.
- The technology used is flexible and can be used to convert other standard tugs.
- The Hybrid Tug design was awarded the EPA’s Clean Air Excellence Award for Clean Air Technology earlier this year.
Contact Meaganoshea@foss.com to RSVP for the event or to obtain technical
specifications and more information about the Hybrid Tug.