Aid to Haiti

Delivery of the first emergency food aid to Haiti after the massive January 2010 earthquake; delivery of military equipment and supplies and ongoing food aid; providing five sets of dedicated tugs and barges for liner assistance.

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CD5 Bridge Components Delivered

Foss Maritime transported 11,000 tons of construction materials for the Conoco Philips – CD5 bridge project to build four bridges across the Colville River connecting Conoco’s Alpine Facility to a satellite operation in the National Petroleum Reserve of Alaska (NPRA).

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D.O.D Cargo Delivered

The multi-purpose vessel, the Strong Mariner, transported sensitive cargo for a joint US-Australian military exercise conducted by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). Handling the cargo logistics and transportation, voyage planning, load and discharge operations, Foss delivered on time to a remote location with limited infrastructure.

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Delivering Crucial Aid

Even before Hurricane Sandy had finished its devastating 2012 rampage, Foss Maritime had mobilized to provide disaster relief to affected parts of New York and New Jersey.

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Delivery of Nations’s Largest Floating Dock

Foss Maritime brought a semi-submersible ship carrying the nation’s largest floating drydock, the Vigorous, up the Willamette River to Vigor Industrial’s Portland, Oregon shipyard. Two Foss tugs, the Pacific Escort and the Tiger 9, now named the Kalama, assisted one of the world’s largest heavy-lift ships, the Blue Marlin, and its oversized drydock cargo safely upriver and on schedule.

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Doosan Crane Delivery

Transported two Rail Mounted Quay Cranes from Masan, South Korea to Military Ocean Terminal, Sunny Point, North Carolina. Foss provided marine transportation services for Dongbang Transport Logistics Co. and Doosan Heavy Industries in support of US military operations at one of their primary east coast deep-water ports.

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Foss Transports World’s Largest Railcar Barge

Since 1993, Foss has safely guided the world’s largest railcar barge, the Aquatrain, for the Canadian National Railroad (CNR) between Prince Rupert, B.C., to Whittier, Alaska. Foss tugs, the Justine Foss and the Barbara Foss, tow the 100 by 400 foot barge on a 12-day cycle, 30 times a year, where it links with the Alaska Railroad for daily service to Anchorage and Fairbanks.

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Historic Final Voyage

In 2014, Foss escorted the USS Constellation aircraft carrier on her historic final voyage. The Kitty Hawk-class supercarrier, nicknamed “Connie” by her crew, was successfully towed by ocean tug Corbin Foss from Bremerton Naval Shipyard to Brownsville, Texas to be retired and scrapped. The 16,000-mile journey took 160 days, with Foss guiding the massive vessel along Mexico and Central and South America, passing through the Straits of Magellan before heading north to Texas.

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Historic Voyage to Revelstoke

Pioneering a new route, Foss delivered a fully constructed 190-ton turbine to Revelstoke, Canada. Arriving from Brazil, the turbine was towed from Portland, OR to Pasco, WA.

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Jacket Delivered to West Africa

Transported a jacket, piles and wellhead structure from the United States Gulf of Mexico, to Equatorial Guinea in West Africa, in support of Noble Energy’s Alen Development Project.

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Kearl Oil Sands Module Transport

Foss Maritime successfully delivered 155 Korean-built modules in support of the Kearl Oil Sands project near Fort McMurray, Alberta – one of Canada’s largest open-pit mining operations.

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Massive Coke Drums Delivered

Safely transported six huge coke drums from the Port of Los Angeles on an approximately 28-mile voyage to King Harbor in Redondo Beach for installation at Chevron’s El Segundo Refinery.

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Motiva Refinery Expansion

Transportation of oil-production modules from fabrication yards in Maine and South Carolina to a facility in Port Arthur, Texas in support of a $7 billion expansion project to create the largest refinery in the U.S. and the eighth largest in the world.

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Navy Radar Vessel Assists

Foss Maritime, working in conjunction with federal agencies, assisted in the complex escort and docking of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s Sea-Based X-Band Radar or SBX-1. Through careful planning, Foss tugs guided the vessel in Hawaii as it moved to open water, then later met the SBX-1 about 50 miles outside the Strait of Juan de Fuca and carefully escorted the valuable vessel to Port Angeles, WA, and through Elliott Bay to Vigor’s Seattle shipyard, where the SBX-1 would undergo maintenance and upgrades.

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Offshore Tanker Mooring Support

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, Foss’ five-vessel, 35-employee El Segundo Moorings Service Group berths huge tankers and ferries workers and stores to the El Segundo Marine Terminal, a vast tanker mooring just off the coast.

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One Thousandth Boeing Barge load Delivered

Foss Maritime has worked with The Boeing Company of Everett, Washington for more than 20 years on a variety of projects. In 2011, Foss delivered the 1,000th barge load of containerized aircraft parts to the Port of Everett for Boeing.

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Power Equipment Transport

Provided customer Waller Marine, Inc., turn-key transportation of GE turbines, generators and balance of plant components for two PDVSA 171 MW power generation barges being constructed at Signal’s International’s Orange, TX shipyard.

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Punta Lima Wind Farm

Transported and delivered turbine windmills from Houston, Texas, to Ponce, Puerto Rico,
in support of the second commercial windmill project on the island. The Punta Lima Wind Farm Project is expected to be operational by late 2012, generating 52GWh per year for Puerto Rico Electric Authority while at the same time reducing CO2 emissions by 34,000 tons.

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Restoring Port au Prince

Rebuilt the Haitian transportation infrastructure after the devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010; created a temporary floating barge dock which enabled the restoration of power and communication, and the delivery of food aid and equipment to purify water; removed debris and reopened the main port, Port au Prince itself.

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Rig Tow to Cook Inlet

Three high horsepower Foss tugs towed the M.O.D.U. Spartan 151 from Esquimalt, B.C. into the Cook Inlet, passing Nikiski, Alaska. The tugs escorted the oilrig over 1,500 nautical miles through the Inside Passage and Gulf of Alaska with the assistance of detailed voyage planning and location specific weather forecasting technology.

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Sakhalin Island Oil Production Facility

Foss completed one of the world’s largest sealift deliveries over three years. We supported construction of an oil production facility at the northeast tip of Sakhalin Island and transported prefabricated modules to remote construction sites.

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Sealift To The Alaskan Arctic

Two barges, two ocean-going tugs and two shallow-draft assist tugs successfully delivered tank modules that will supply fuel during development and operation of a major oil exploration development project.

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Shell Arctic Offshore Support

Operating in the harsh Arctic environment, Foss Maritime offered a variety of support services to Shell Upstream Americas’ historical offshore exploration in Alaskan waters.

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USCG Loran Decommissioning

Working with Jacob’s Field Services to dismantle antiquated Long-Range Aid to
Navigation (LORAN) stations at Port Clarence and Attu, Alaska, Foss provided turnkey break-bulk, HAZ-MAT and liquid petroleum cargo transportation.

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Young Brothers Profile

Young Brothers is Hawaii’s foremost inter-island freight handling and transportation company, wholly owned by Foss Maritime. Operating a fleet of tugs and barges throughout their seven ports in Hawaii, they move nearly 287,000 TEUs of cargo every year.

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Zadco Transport

Foss Maritime’s ITB the Strong/Mariner transported two land-based self-moveable drill rigs measuring 11,022 cubic meters each, from Shanghai, China to a man made island 50 miles off the coast of Abu Dhabi.

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