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 to RSVP for the event or to obtain technical
specifications and more information about the Hybrid Tug.