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 Aug 2017
Behind the new services are surging volumes of key commodities.
27 Jul 2017
Crowley Maritime operates three monthly sailings with 16-hour transits to Mariel, Cuba, from Port Everglades, Florida.
26 Jul 2017
The DOD’s US Transportation Command (Transcom) confirmed the contract this week.
25 Apr 2017
Installation of the new Tideworks Technology system at San Juan follows the rollout of the system last September at Crowley’s Port Everglades, Florida terminal.
23 Mar 2017
The Department of Justice declined to say why CEOs of major carriers were served subpoenas March 15 at the biannual Box Club meeting in San Francisco.
21 Mar 2017
El Coqui slid into the water Monday.
03 Feb 2017
Central American producers to expand their markets by extending the shelf lives of perishable shipments.
28 Nov 2016
Thee logistics unit wins a multiyear contract with US Transportation Command.
Perishables shipped by Crowley Maritime will be able to more quickly access additional markets via a new pilot progam.
14 Oct 2016
Crowley Maritime’s customs brokerage subsidiary will participate in a pilot program at Miami International Airport for ocean-to-air transshipment of perishables.
12 Apr 2016
Crowley Maritime Corporation has combined its Puerto Rico facilities into a single location to streamline its operations on the island to handle cargo more efficiently.
05 Jan 2016
Crowley Maritime Corporation rung in the new year with a $25.5 million investment in new cargo carrying equipment, part of an ongoing investment in its Latin American services.
07 Dec 2015
Crowley is continuing its investments in its U.S.-Caribbean-Latin American services, adding 400 new refrigerated cargo containers to its fleet servicing the region.