TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico President Selected to Lead Parent TOTE, Inc.

Seattle-based Saltchuk has announced that Tim Nolan has been named the next President and CEO of TOTE Inc., the parent company to TOTE Maritime and TOTE Services. Nolan, who currently serves as the President of TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico, has been with the TOTE family of companies since 2013. He will take over the helm July 16 from Anthony Chiarello, who announced his … [Read more...]

TOTE CEO Anthony Chiarello to Retire

The Chief Executive Officer of U.S. shipping company TOTE Inc. has announced he will retire this summer after 8 years at the role and 39 years in the maritime industry. “As I look ahead to my 63rd birthday later this year, it is time for me to spend more time with my family and loved ones. I am blessed with a large family and many beautiful grandchildren, and I look forward … [Read more...]

TOTE Revisiting Orca-Class LNG Conversions

TOTE Maritime Alaska, a division of TOTE, Inc., has announced that it will convert two of its diesel-electric roll-on/roll-off ships to dual fuel operations using liquefied natural gas (LNG). The two vessels, ‘North Star’ and ‘Midnight Sun’, are both currently powered by four MAN 58/64 engines running on HFO. But, working with MAN Diesel & Turbo’s after-sales division on … [Read more...]

LNG-Powered Ships Gain as Rising Output Answers Oil-Price Volatility

  By Christine Buurma (Bloomberg) -- When TOTE Inc., a shipper that operates between the U.S. and the Caribbean, launched its latest container ship last month, the 760-foot craft carried a certain distinction: It’s only the second of the massive vessels worldwide fueled by liquefied natural gas. The first was launched four months earlier by the same … [Read more...]