Foss Hybrid Tug in Construction in Rainier

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

In construction at Rainier Shipyard in , Foss Maritime's 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.

Foss has contracted with Lloyd’s Register North America, Inc. to obtain a Green Passport certification for the low emission Hybrid Tug. The vessel, which will be the first tug in North America with a Green Passport certification, is scheduled to begin operation in southern in fall 2008. The tug design was awarded the EPA’s 2008 Clean Air Excellence Award for Clean Air Technology.

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Vessels

MV Cape Ray Signals DTRA 'Mission Complete'

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency announces the successful completion of the Cape Ray's mission to destroy Syria's chemical weapons components at sea. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency/U.

New Offshore Vessel Management Mobile App

Telerik says that its customer Bhagwan Marine, a leader in servicing the oil and gas industry, together with partner, Glenfield Digital Group, has released the

North Sea OSVs Liable to Detention if MLC Non-compliant

The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), an international agreement which safeguards the employment rights, working conditions and health care of seafarers, came into force in the UK on 7 August.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2994 sec (3 req/sec)