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Monday, October 24, 2016

Thirty-Four Foss Vessels Win Safety Awards

June 23, 2010

Leiv Lea, Director of Global Towing & Transportation, accepts the award on behalf of Foss (Photo courtesy Foss)

Leiv Lea, Director of Global Towing & Transportation, accepts the award on behalf of Foss (Photo courtesy Foss)

The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) presented the Foss vessels with Jones F. Devlin Awards at the Annual Safety Awards Luncheon held this year in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The awards are given to self-propelled merchant vessels that have operated for two full years or more without a crew member losing a full turn at watch because of an occupational injury.

Altogether, the Foss ships achieved the equivalent of 144 years without a lost-time injury.

Foss Devlin vessels honored (and the number of years the ships have been injury free) were: American River (three years); Arrow 2 (nine years); Arthur Foss (three years); Betsy L (four years); Campbell Foss (three years); Caribe Horizon (four years); Corbin Foss (three years); Delta Mariner (two years); Dorothy L Sylvester (three years); Drew Foss (five years); Halle Foss (two years); Henry Foss (two years); Howard Olsen (four years); Iver Foss (two years); Jim Moore (twelve years); Keegan Foss (two years); Keith K (four years); Lauren Foss (two years); Lindsey Foss (four years); Lynn Marie (four years); Marshall Foss (four years); Pacific Escort (four years); Pacific Knight (four years); Pacific Queen (four years); Pacific Viking (four years); Piper Inness (five years); PJ Brix (three years); Point Fermin (eleven years); Point Vicente (five years); San Joaquin River (five years); Sandra Foss (four years); Sidney Foss (three years); Stacey Foss (seven years); William R (four years).

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