Crowley Maritime Corporation

Crowley Maritime Corporation

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. 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.

22 Nov 2019
Growth in US imports from the Caribbean and Central America was unable to offset a decline in exports in the first nine months of 2019.
07 May 2015
Trailer Bridge has filed a lawsuit accusing Crowley Liner Services, a competitor in the U.S.
24 Apr 2015
A former employee of U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico carriers Sea Star Line and Trailer Bridge has been charged with defrauding the companies of $2.1 million by submitting phony invoices for container and equipment decals and inspection and transportation of containers and equipment.
20 Mar 2015
A container-carrying barge that Crowley Liner Services added to fill a void left by Horizon Lines’ exit from Puerto Rico is scheduled to arrive Monday in San Juan on its first voyage.
20 Jan 2015
A bipartisan group of 32 U.S. House members are pushing back against a recently filed amendment to repeal requirements that domestic waterborne cargo be shipped in U.S.-flag ships owned, built and operated by Americans.
19 Jan 2015
Sea Star Line and Crowley Maritime are adding container-on-barge capacity to the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico service after Jones Act competitor Horizon Lines exited the trade lane in December.
18 Dec 2014
The limited exemption for exports, and possibly the 53-year-old embargo, may become a thing of the past if Obama gets his way. But ending the embargo would require congressional action, something that’s politically questionable.
17 Nov 2014
Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liquefied natural gas services group has won a second multiyear contract to supply containerized, U.S.-sourced LNG to a major pharmaceutical company’s manufacturing plants in Puerto Rico.
22 Oct 2014
Construction on Crowley’s two vessels powered by liquefied natural gas began today, with the first of the pair slated for delivery in second-quarter 2017 and the second expected later that year.
10 Sep 2014
Crowley Maritime’s subsidiary Carib Energy LLC has been granted a 20-year, small-scale U.S. Department of Energy license to export liquefied natural gas to...
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26 Jul 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association met for three days this past week without concluding negotiations; at the weekend, the parties announced a week-long recess in the talks. German carrier Hamburg Süd announced plans to acquire the container operations of Chile’s CCNI, in a move resembling the deal between larger competitor Hapag-Lloyd and Chile’s CSAV, and Crowley is reported to be in talks to acquire Horizon Lines’ Puerto Rico assets. Earnings reports by U.S. truckload carriers are pointing to a stronger freight recovery in the United States, though rail service continues to be held back. And on Friday, Anne S. Ferro announced her departure from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration after five years leading the agency.
22 Jul 2014
Crowley Maritime Transportation is hailing the Florida East Coast Railway decision to open its newest Intermodal Container Transport Facility at Port Everglades...
21 Jul 2014
Crowley Maritime Corp. is in talks to acquire the Puerto Rico ships, routes and San Juan port facilities of competitor Horizon Lines for about $80 million, according to a report in Caribbean Business.
17 Mar 2014
Liquefied natural gas soon will become a cargo as well as a fuel for Crowley Maritime.
03 Jan 2014
Crowley Maritime’s weekly container service to Cuba later this month will begin calling on the island’s newest terminal, instead of Havana.
Crowley Maritime
17 Dec 2013
Crowley Maritime expects to see 20 percent growth in its Puerto Rican transshipment volume, coming from the recent reclassification of its...
Crowley vessel
27 Nov 2013
Crowley has ordered two LNG-powered ships that will each carry up to 2,400 20-foot-equivalent units of containers and nearly 400 vehicles to replace triple-deck towed barges...
30 Oct 2013
Crowley Maritime’s liner services group and Seaboard Marine have entered into a vessel-sharing agreement in the South Florida-Costa Rica-Panama trade.
03 Oct 2013
Crowley Maritime has launched a new, six-month pilot program that allows for the clearance of cold-treatment perishables...
Crowley’s liner and logistics teams celebrate the opening of their new warehouse and distribution center at Parque Sur.
09 Aug 2013
Crowley Maritime’s Panama liner and logistics teams have relocated to a new, shared location in Panama City.
17 Jun 2013
Crowley Maritime’s logistics group has launched a new, weekly less-than-containerload service from Chicago to Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Central America.
03 Jun 2013
Crowley Maritime’s Caribbean logistics group is offering weekly less-than-containerload services to and from San Juan and several Central American countries.
22 May 2013
Crowley Maritime’s liner services group is adding more than 3,000 pieces of cargo handling equipment to its fleet, allowing the transportation company to expand its services in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Latin America.
Bouquet of flowers
10 May 2013
With Mother’s Day just a few days away, logistics companies are ramping up operations to prepare for extra holiday-related shipments...
06 May 2013
John V. Keenan, former chief operating officer at Horizon Lines, has been advised by the Justice Department that he has been cleared of antitrust violations in the Jones Act domestic shipping market.
25 Apr 2013
Bowhead Transport and Crowley Marine Services, Inc., have formed a joint venture, called UIC Bowhead-Crowley, to provide marine services in Arctic Alaska.
25 Mar 2013
Port Everglades has announced that Guatemala is a key target market for the South Florida port.
22 Mar 2013
Thomas Farmer, a former executive at Crowley Liner Services,
19 Mar 2013
Crowley Maritime will offer a second weekly southbound sailing from Port Everglades, Fla., to Nassau in the Bahamas, starting March 23.
13 Feb 2013
CrowleyFresh, a cold-chain warehouse and logistics service jointly offered by Crowley Maritime and its subsidiary Customized Brokers, recently stored 110 pallets of fresh Colombian roses in advance of Valentine's Day.
Crowley's Miami warehouse.
05 Feb 2013
Crowley Maritime and Customized Brokers, the company’s Miami-based customs brokerage company, have opened a new cold storage warehouse facility in Miami.
25 Jan 2013
A federal judge refused to declare a mistrial in the antitrust conspiracy trial of former Sea Star Line CEO Frank Peake, accused of involvement in price-fixing by carriers betwee
Crowley's senior management appointments.
20 Dec 2012
Crowley Maritime Corporation today announced additional organizational realignments within its shipping and logistics team, effective Jan. 1, including the appointment of Nelly Yunta to vice president of sales...
19 Dec 2012
Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner services division has named Tony Otero as vice president of Caribbean services.
14 Dec 2012
Florida-based marine salvage and wreck removal company TITAN Salvage, a Crowley company, has established a new office and equipment depot in Cairns, Australia.
Crowley's new senior management
05 Dec 2012
Transportation and logistics company Crowley Maritime Corp. today appointed Frank Larkin to senior vice president and general manager of logistics.