Crowley

Crowley Maritime Corporation is a U.S.-based marine solutions, transportation and logistics company. Founded in San Francisco in 1892, the company is privately owned by the Crowley family and its employees. The company recorded 2013 revenues of more than $1.6 billion and employs approximately 5,300 individuals.

Crowley Maritime Corp. offers six main services: Puerto Rico/Caribbean liner services; Latin America liner services; logistics; marine contract solutions; deep sea petroleum transportation; and petroleum transportation, distribution and sales in Alaska. The company operates a fleet of 200 vessels, consisting of cotnainer ships, RO-RO (roll-on, roll-off) vessels, articulated tug-barges, tugs and barges.

Crowley was the 21st-ranked container carrier in U.S containerized import trade in 2013, with volume of 164,816 TEUs, up 4.0 percent year-over-year, giving it market share of 0.9 percent, according to data from PIERS, the data division of JOC Group Inc. It was No. 16  in U.S. containerized export trade in 2013, with volume of 308,113 TEUs, down 3.7 percent year-over-year and market share of 2.4 percent. For more carrier rankings, see the JOC’s Top 40 Container Carriers special topic.

In November 2013, Crowley announced an order for two 2,400-TEU ships to be powered by liquid natural gas, joining the recent trend among regional carriers serving the U.S., including TOTE, Matson, and Horizon Lines, in planning a shift in fuel for their vessels.

08 Jul 2019
Port Miami is gaining a second weekly route with the Dominican Republic, its second-largest trading partner, through APL/CMA CGM. It’s an express route that will take one fewer day than Seaboard Marine’s service.
US Department of Defense.
14 Feb 2018
The US Department of Defense contract calls for Crowley to move various types of cargo from thousands of suppliers through 41 major depots around the continental United States, including Alaska, and Canada.
03 Nov 2017
North Carolina’ port hopes new Central American route will help make up volume loss after collapse of Hanjin Shipping.
02 Nov 2017
The added Puerto Rico capacity comes as recovery from Hurricane Maria has rekindled debate over the Jones Act.
11 Oct 2017
Only 7.8 percent, or 392 miles of Puerto Rico's 5,073 miles of road, are open.
09 Oct 2017
The Trump administration’s 10-day waiver expired Sunday.
05 Oct 2017
As the US and relief organizations struggle to move goods across battered Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria's legacy will include long-term damage to supply chains.
28 Sep 2017
It is unclear, however, if lifting the Jones Act will immediately aid relief efforts in the US territory or have any consequential impact on the long-debated shipping regulation’s future.
25 Sep 2017
Transporting relief goods and supplies inland is slow going due to delayed truck pick-ups.  
25 Sep 2017
Puerto Rico officials have said reopening ports is a top priority as the island struggles to recover from a direct hit by the Category 4 hurricane.