Seattle, Wash., based Centerline Logistics records that it has actually gotten Saltchuk Marine Services’ California ship refueling service, presently run by Saltchuk subsidiary Foss Maritime Company.
The development will certainly see Centerline considerably expand its existing California bunkering procedures. Centerline will certainly obtain Foss’s 6 shelter barges in addition to its recognized consumer agreements in the California market.
Centerline presently runs 8 shelter intrude the ports of Los Angeles and also San Francisco, component of a nationwide fleet of aquatic transport vessels offering clients along the West Coast, Gulf Coast and also East Coast.
“Safe and versatile ship refueling is essential to keeping vessels and trade moving through American ports. As one of the largest bunkering operators in the United States, we are excited about the synergies this acquisition will deliver to our customers,” stated Matt Godden, head of state and also Chief Executive Officer ofCenterline Logistics “With Foss’s California bunker barges joining Centerline’s fleet, we will be in an even stronger position to provide our full suite of industry-leading maritime refueling services—from small vessels to the world’s largest ships.”
Centerline Logistics, the previous Harley Marine Services, was started in 1987 as an oil transport service concentrated largely on offering ship refueling and also basic oil transport. Today, the firm’s oil solutions fleet consists of dual hull barges geared up with modern vapor healing tools, container surveillance, alarm system and also inert gas systems.
Centerline states that there will certainly be a brief shift duration throughout which Foss will certainly remain to run the shelter barges prior to Centerline takes functional control of the vessels.