World’s First Hybrid Tug is Unveiled in San Pedro Bay

Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles to Celebrate the Green Tug

Who – Port officials, Foss leadership, local dignitaries and Foss customers

What – Celebration of the arrival of Foss Maritime’s unique Hybrid Tug

When – Friday, Jan. 23, 2009, 10 a.m.

Where – Pier D, Berth 52, Port of Long Beach

Why – Industry analysts and environmental officials alike have praised Foss Maritime’s low-emission Hybrid Tug because it reduces nitrogen oxide, particulate emissions, sulfur dioxide and carbon emissions and will exceed the EPA’s Tier 2 emissions requirement for marine engines.

Built by Seattle-based Foss Maritime, tug will help air quality
The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles recently honored Seattle-based Foss Maritime, calling its innovative approach to reducing air pollution in southern California an outstanding example of corporate leadership. For additional information on the hybrid tug, please visit