Crowley Marine Services Inc. ‘Tug Legend’

Member of the Crowley Fleet, the Crowley Marine Services Inc. ‘Barge 750-2’ is a 2,164 tonnes, 148 meters tug that entered Dry Dock 2 on March 11, 2017 for 14 days of work.

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Our Task

General dry docking services included shore power, cooling water and sewage connection.

CPP propeller cleaning and inspection included erecting/dismantling staging in way of 2 propellers and installing protective covering.

Remove and refit tailshafts; structural modification to bulkhead at fream 62 below main dek (approx. 2.1 tonnes of steel replaced using grade A steel).

Pipe repairs to AC Condenser piping system (approx.17 meters of carbon steel sch. 80 pipe) and potable water pipe renewal (approx. 45 meters of copper nickle pipe).

Hull treatment included LP wash to 2,335m2, UHP spot blast to 100m2, (2) touch up coats of anti-corrosive to 500m2 and (2) full coats of anti-fouling to 2,335m2.

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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