Anchorage, Alaska, headquartered Cook Inlet Tug & & Barge( CITB ), a separately taken care of subsidiary of Foss Maritime Company, is including a flexible superficial draft tugboat, the Bristol Wind, to its fleet in mid-April The pull will certainly join her sibling vessel, theCapt Frank Moody, on behalf of the building and construction, and also oil and also gas sectors’ remote freight transport requires along the Arctic shoreline.
“Drawing just 3.2 feet, the Bristol Wind is uniquely designed to operate efficiently as a coastal tug. She has the unique ability to lighten the draft when water depths are extremely shallow – allowing her to safely service river and coastal locations that would otherwise be unreachable by conventional tugs,” claimed Michael O’Shea, Senior Director of Business Development and also Planning at Cook Inlet Tug & &Barge “She will safely support projects throughout Alaska.”
Founded & in 1924 as the Anderson & Son’s Transportation Company based in Seward, Cook Inlet Tug & Barge is dedicated to its Alaska & origins.“We don’t call ourselves ‘Alaska’s tug & barge company’ without reason,” claimed Jeff Johnson, head of state of Cook Inlet Tug & Barge.
With the enhancement of theBristol Wind, Cook Inlet Tug & (* )’s fleet has actually expanded to 11 vessels, 5 of which have actually signed up with the fleet in the last 16 months.Barge claimed
“We’re growing our fleet to meet increasing opportunity in Alaska. These investments reconfirm Cook Inlet Tug and Barge’s 96-year commitment to Alaska’s economy,”.Johnson will certainly be homeported in
The Bristol Wind and also painted with the identifiable blue and also white shades of Anchorage & & Cook Inlet Tug.Barge