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Vol. 22, No. 48 Week of November 26, 2017
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry

Oil Patch Bits: 73 Foss vessels honored for environmental excellence

With a combined 877 years without an incident, 73 Foss Maritime and subsidiary companies’ tugs and tank barges have been recognized by The Chamber of Shipping of America for their environmental records. CSA announced the 2017 Environmental Achievement Awards on Nov. 8 in Washington, D.C.

Foss and its sister companies have 39 vessels with 10 or more years without an environmental incident, with 11 of those vessels achieving 20-plus years of environmental excellence. The Edith Foss is one of the Foss Maritime vessels that have been free of environmental mishaps for more than 20 years.

“This award underscores our dedication to the highest safety standards and care for the environment,” said John Parrott, Foss CEO. “These values are an important part of our corporate culture and what our customers demand. We live, work and play on the waters and in the communities we serve, so safeguarding the environment is a core responsibility, and we take pride in it.”

The awards are open to all owners and operators of vessels that operate on oceans or inland waterways.

“These awards celebrate the dedication to environmental excellence of our seafarers and the company personnel shore-side who operate our vessels to the highest standards,” said Kathy J. Metcalf, president of CSA, praising the award recipients for their commitment to serving as stewards of the environment.



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