, Inc., announced the signing of a contract with
Foss Maritime Company
for three 35,000 bbl. double skin barges that will
be equipped as bunkering barges for their west coast operations. These
290 x 62 x 18 barges will be built at the company’s Orange, Texas facility.
“These state of the art bunker barges will provide an unsurpassed level
of environmental protection in the harbors they will serve. With double
hulls, vapor canisters to process cargo emissions and a gauging system
that provides three levels of redundant overfill protection, our expert
crews will have the best possible tools to deliver our customers fuel
oil safely,” said Gary Faber, President & Chief Operating Officer of
Foss Maritime Company.