Press Releases

TOTE Services/TS Empire State Update: Bringing Relief to Puerto Rico

After arriving in the Florida Keys on September 17 to provide disaster assistance and relief following Hurricane Irma, the TS Empire State was deployed to Puerto Rico to house disaster response teams following Hurricane Maria. The vessel arrived in San Juan on October 1. The crew has provided water to people of Puerto Rico along […]

TOTE Services Activates the TS Empire State

TS EMPIRE STATE arrived to Key West, FL on Sunday. Crewed by American Maritime Officer (AMO) licensed personnel and Seafarer International Union (SIU) mariners, EMPIRE STATE is dedicated to supporting hurricane relief efforts to aid the citizens of the Florida Keys. TOTE Services is proud to manage the EMPIRE STATE on behalf of the Maritime Administration. […]

15 Vessels Receive Devlin Award

On June 7, 2017, TOTE Services was presented with individual Jones F. Devlin Awards for 15 vessels. The Devlin awards are presented to those ships that have operated for at least the past two years without having a Lost Time Injury.  The Jones F. Devlin Award is presented by the Chamber of Shipping of America […]

TOTE Services Announces Leadership Transition

June 12, 2017 – After nearly 27 years with TOTE Services, Mitch Walker, Vice President Marine Operations, Government & Commercial, retired on June 1st. “Mitch’s steady leadership, in depth vessel management experience and unwavering support for the TOTE Services family near and far will be missed” noted Phil Greene, President of TOTE Services. Captain Jeff […]

Sophie Sacco, Sponsor and God Mother to the Isla Bella, Reunites with Ship and Crew

Earlier this month (May 9), Sophie Sacco, ship sponsor to the Isla Bella, visited the ship and crew while at Jaxport.  On April 18, 2015, Sophie Sacco christened the Isla Bella just before she was launched at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA. The Isla Bella, crewed by TOTE Services, is the world’s first LNG-powered […]