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CARIBE ALLIANCE

Built in 1994, by Honolulu Marine Incorporated of Honolulu, Hawaii (hull #94002) as the J.D. Pringle for the P and R Water Taxi Company of Honolulu, Hawaii.

In 2006, the tug was acquired by the Foss Maritime Company subsidiary. Gulf Caribe Maritime Incorporated of Mobile, Alabama. Where she was renamed as the Caribe Alliance.

In 2016, she was transferred back to Foss Marine Holdings of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, Detroit Diesel 8V-92 diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG-2091 reduction gears, at a ratio of 2.95:11. Turning two, four bladed, 40(in) by 36(in), fixed pitch propellers. For a rated 850 horsepower. She was also outfitted with a 40 horsepower bow thruster.

Her electrical service is provided by one, 40kW, KATO, 208/240, AC generator set. Driven by a Detroit Diesel 4-71 NA diesel engine. And one, 20kW generator set, driven by a four cylinder, Yanmar diesel engine. The tug's capacities are 1,500 gallons of fuel, 80 gallons of lube oil, and 400 gallons of water.


  • Vessel Name: CARIBE ALLIANCE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1028674
  • Vessel Service: INDUSTRIAL VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC9383
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 94002
  • Ship Builder: HONOLULU MARINE INC
  • Year Built: 1994
  • Length: 63.3
  • Hailing Port: LOS ANGELES, CA.
  • Hull Depth: 7.4
  • Hull Breadth: 21
  • Gross Tonnage: 65
  • Net Tonnage: 52
  • Owner:
    FOSS MARITIME COMPANY
    1151 FAIRVIEW AVENUE NORTH
    SEATTLE, WA 98109
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    J.D. PRINGLE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    J.D. PRINGLE LLC, GULF CARIBE MARITIME INC, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY, FOSS MARITIME COMPANY