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Foss Tier 4 Tugs

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Project Details

On February 29, 2020, Foss Maritime christened the Jamie Ann, the first of four new ASD-90 tugs being built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders. The second tug, Sarah Averick was launched in September and Leisa Florence was launched in November and is completing trials. The final tug in the project, Rachael Allen is nearing completion.


MER Equipment is proud to be involved with this Foss project and provide identical power generation for all four tugs.


  • MGP65-KT1, 65kW BOLLARD™ Sound Enclosure installed for ship power.
  • 2- BOLLARD™, MGP122-KA1 generators set up for a parallel operation to the main buss.
  • Gensets built with John Deere 6068AFM85, IMO 3 compliant engines and Marathon Mariner generator ends.
  • Subchapter M Compliant, built to ABS specifications.