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Caden Foss specifications

Jun 27, 2017 01:14 PM

Owner/operator: Vessel Chartering LLC/Foss Maritime
Builder: JT Marine
Designer: Jensen Maritime Consultants/Vessel Chartering LLC
Dimensions: 110’ x 40’ x 18’
Mission: Ocean towing, ship assist, salvage towing
Crew size: 4-5 escort, up to 10 ocean towing in five cabins
Delivery: June 2017


  • Engines: (2) Cat 3516E Tier 4 mains each producing 3,386 at 1,800 rpm
  • Bollard pull: 95 tons
  • Vessel speed: 13-14 knots
  • Z-drives: Rolls-Royce US 255 FP z-drives, Centa carbon-fiber shafting and nibral props
  • Auxiliary generators: (2) Caterpillar C7.1 producing 150 kW; (1) Caterpillar C4.4 producing 65 kW

Deck equipment

  • Winches: Markey DEPCF-52 electric hawser winch on the bow; Rapp double-drum electric towing winch on the stern
  • Cordage: 450’ of Cortland 3” Plasma 12x12 rope and 12x12 LoCo pendant on the bow; 2,500’ of 2.5” wire on the stern
  • Fendering: Schuyler Cos.; double Shibata bow fenders; (2) rows M-rubber and D-rubber along shear plus an additional row of D-rubber

Navigation gear

  • Radar: (2) Furuno Electronic chart display: Furuno
  • Compass: Furuno satellite compass and Simrad gyro compass
  • AIS: Furuno
  • Autopilot: Simrad


  • Radio: Icom
  • Satellite connection: Thrane & Thrane


  • Fuel: 123,000 gallons
  • Water: 6,530 gallons plus watermakers
  • Urea: 5,116 gallons


  • ABS Class & Load Line, Maltese Cross A1, Towing Vessel, Escort Notation

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