Foss is committed to solving our customers’ toughest marine transportation and logistical challenges. Our in-house capabilities are extensive and growing, and we also draw on our network of affiliates and sister companies to provide a wide variety of services to our customers including:

  • Marine services
  • Logistics
  • Domestic shipping
  • International shipping
  • Air cargo
  • Energy distribution

Together with our partner companies, Foss has the ability to take on any project, no matter how complex, conducted on or around the water.

Our Parent Company

Our parent company, Saltchuk Marine, is one of the six business units that make up the Saltchuk family of companies. Saltchuk is a privately-owned family of diversified transportation and distribution companies headquartered in Seattle, WA.  Saltchuk is ranked among the largest privately held businesses in Washington. Throughout North America, Saltchuk companies provide Air Cargo, Marine Services, Energy Distribution, Domestic Shipping, International Shipping and Logistics.

Saltchuk is a values-driven organization, that puts safety first. Saltchuk is committed to customers and providing reliable solutions while conducting business with honesty and integrity.

A Family of Companies

As a family of companies, we are committed to each other; to protecting our environment; to contributing to our communities; and to creating a work environment that is safe and where anyone would be proud for their children to work.

Other operating companies under Saltchuk Marine:

Foss Maritime provides comprehensive marine transportation and logistical services from local harbor services throughout North America and the Hawaiian islands, to ocean towing and project support in extreme environments throughout the world. 

AMNAV Maritime is a tug and marine transportation company offering ship assist and offshore towing on the U.S. West coast.

Cook Inlet Tug & Barge provides ship assist services at Alaskan ports. They also offer construction support, offshore rig and other types of offshore maritime services

Young Brothers is Hawaii’s leading freight handling and transportation company transporting general freight, mixed pallets, roll-on, roll-off equipment and containerized cargo.

Foss Offshore Wind is  is a leading provider of Installation Support, Laydown, Supply and Transportation Services to the US Offshore Wind Industry. 

Sister Companies:

TOTE Maritime Alaska is the premier provider of ocean transportation services between the ports of Anchorage, Alaska and Tacoma, Washington. TOTE Maritime Alaska operates two (RO/RO) cargo ships in addition to providing overland highway and intermodal connections throughout greater Alaska, Canada and the Lower 48.

TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico provides common carrier service from the U.S. mainland to and from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico operates the first LNG-powered containerships in the world and provides regularly scheduled weekly service from to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and provides connecting service to St. Thomas and St. Croix.

TOTE Services provides leading edge ship management solutions, including full technical management and partial management/crewing services to affiliated ship owners, U.S. Government, domestic and international third-party ship owners.

Tropical Shipping
Tropical Shipping delivers the most reliable and complete cargo transportation services in the Bahamas and the Caribbean, including refrigerated, less than container load, marine insurance, consolidation, cargo transfer, inland transportation, global partner and project cargo services.

Seven Seas Insurance has been writing marine cargo coverage since 1967, withunderwriting expertise within the ocean, air and inland marine cargo market.

Hyak Supply Chain
Carlile Transportation is one of Alaska’s largest trucking companies. Founded in 1980, Carlile offers customers a full range of safe transportation and logistics services with deep expertise in LTL less than trailer load shipments and heavy haul. Wholly owned terminals serve Alaska from Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Kodiak, Prudhoe Bay and Seward as well as Tacoma, WA, Houston, TX, Blaine MN and Edmonton, Alberta.

Shoreside Logistics has served the Jacksonville community since 2002, and offers customers drayage, trucking, intermodal, cross-docking, warehousing, consolidation and customs brokerage services.

NorthStar Energy
Delta Western Petroleum and Inlet Energy are the leading distributor of petroleum products and lubricants in Alaska and gasoline and diesel throughout the Alaskan Railbelt. It supports customers involved in oil exploration, trucking, food service, retail service stations and marine transportation industries. It also operates retail gas stations; delivers home heating fuel; and provides direct deliveries to remote Alaskan bush and coastal communities.

Alaska Petroleum Distributing serves residential, commercial, and retail customers in Fairbanks, North Pole, and surrounding areas.

Northern Oilfield Solutions was formed in 1975 to provide fuel, lubricants and water to the oil and gas companies exploring the North Slope. Since then, it has become a leader in providing that same service to meet the needs of today’s exploration and development companies. Northern Oilfield Solutions also serves Red Dog Mine, one of the world’s largest zinc deposits, near Kotzebue.

Hawaii Petroleum brands include Ohana Fuels, Minit Stop Hawaii and Hawaii Fueling Network (HFN). Together they market and distribute petroleum products throughout Maui and the Big Island.

Saltchuk Aviation
Northern Air Cargo (NAC) has served as Alaska’s largest, all-cargo airline since 1956. It is the people throughout the Last Frontier that have established NAC as their preferred carrier of their precious cargo. NAC offers a variety of options for air transportation and the ability to help Alaskans find solutions to all of their shipment needs.

Aloha Air Cargo operates a fleet of four (4) Boeing 737-300 freighters and one (1) Boeing 767-300 freighter provide regular flights 6 days a week to every major airport destination within the State of Hawaii including Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue, Hilo, and Kona. Through partnerships with other Hawaii airlines and international carriers, Aloha Air Cargo can arrange shipments from any Hawaii city to any destination worldwide.

Aloha Tech Ops a division of Aloha Air Cargo, is the leading provider of aircraft maintenance and repair for commercial aircraft throughout Hawaii.