Media Invited to Foss’ 125-year Anniversary Celebration

Foss Maritime Holds Special Celebration in Seattle

To mark the 125th anniversary of Foss Maritime, the company will host a celebration featuring a parade of Foss tugs, and the special release of a limited edition anniversary book.

Foss Maritime Company invites interested members of the media to attend a special celebration honoring the company’s 125th anniversary.

June 5, 2014
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Program begins at 6:00 p.m.

Bell Harbor Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121

• An invitation-only event celebrating Foss Maritime’s evolution from a single rowboat into one of the world’s leading marine transportation and harbor services companies.
• Foss tugs will be on display just outside of the venue at Elliot Bay and will perform a special parade for party goers.
• The release of a limited edition anniversary book, an exquisite collection of historical photos and inspiring stories revealing the company’s rich history and current activities, both locally and around the world. It will be available for purchase on the Foss website,

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Founded in 1889, Seattle-based Foss Maritime – which celebrates its 125th year this year – offers a complete range of maritime services and project management to customers across the Pacific Rim, Europe, South America and around the globe. Foss has one of the largest fleets of tugs and barges on the American West Coast. The company has harbor services and transportation operations in all major U.S. West Coast ports, including the Columbia and Snake River system, Hawaii and Alaska. Foss operates two shipyards and offers worldwide marine transportation, emphasizing safety, environmental responsibility and high-quality service. See for more information.