Crowley Marine Services Inc. ‘Barge 750-3’

Crowley Marine Services Inc. ‘Barge 750-3’ is a 25,239 tonnes, 600 meters barge that entered Dry Dock 2 on May 19, 2017 for an extensive 21-day work period.

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Our Task

‘Barge 750-3’ works included sea chest inspection, maintenance with HP wash followed by painting with owner supplied paint; anode inspection, cleaning and replacement with owner supplied AL bolted type anodes, sea valves inspected, repaired and replaced 23 valves. Cargo system PV and cargo system relief valve overhauls. Flex joint renewed; removed and replaced ballast pumps. 14 Ballast tanks cleaned. Installed carbon steel sch. 80 pipe crossover line for both ballast water and cooling water systems. Crane repair included removing and replacing the winches, wires and sheaves from both deck cranes. Hull treatment included HP wash, WJ4 spot blast and UHP spot blast to bilge tangent to the water line and to water line to top of bulkwark. Coating included two coats of anti-corrosive.

Crowley Maritime Corporation

Company Overview

Crowley Maritime Corporation is a U.S.-owned and operated marine solutions, transportation and logistics company providing services in domestic and international markets through six operating lines of business: 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 primary services offered by these six business lines include:

We support all six of our primary business segments with centralized corporate operations, including purchasing, human resources, information technology, public relations and advertising, training, travel and facilities development. In addition, we often provide vessel design, construction management and vessel management services for company-owned vessels that are chartered for use in our operating lines of business.

Our company was founded in 1892, when founder Thomas Crowley — the grandfather of current chairman and CEO Thomas B. Crowley Jr. — purchased an 18-foot Whitehall boat to provide transportation of personnel and supplies to ships anchored on San Francisco Bay. The present structure, in which Crowley Maritime Corporation serves as a holding company for business lines and all subsidiaries, was put in place in 1992.  The company is wholly and privately owned by the Crowley family and Crowley employees.

Crowley-owned subsidiaries include:

TITAN Salvage

Jensen Maritime Consultants

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Today, Tom Crowley Jr. and his leadership team direct a company with more than $2 billion in annual revenues and approximately 5,300 employees. We maintain a fleet of 200 vessels, consisting of RO/RO (roll-on-roll-off) vessels, LO/LO (lift-on-lift-off) vessels,  articulated tug-barges (ATBs) , tugs and barges. Our land-based facilities and equipment include terminals, warehousestank farms , office buildings, trucks, trailers, containers, chassis, cranes and other specialized vehicles.

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