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Eighty-five Crowley Vessels Honored with 2010 CSA Environmental Achievement Awards

Crowley-Press-Release-CSA-Environmental-Awards Left to right: Christian Colletti, port engineer; David Eldridge, chief engineer, Cape Wrath; Rob Grune, senior vice president, general manager; David T. Masuda, maritime administrator, CSA; John Tronti, director, Maritime Trailer Lines; Captain Vic Goldberg, vice president, operations

(Jacksonville, Fla.; Nov. 23, 2010) ­– Crowley Maritime Corporation was recently honored with 85 Certificates of Environmental Achievement for 2010 during a Chamber of Shipping of America awards ceremony in Washington, DC. The certificates were awarded to Crowley-owned and -operated vessels for having worked at least two years without environmental incident.

The awards are open to all owners and operators of vessels that operate on oceans or inland waterways. This year, nearly 1,100 vessels owned by 68 companies, including Crowley, were recognized. Crowley’s vessels together achieved a total of 664 years of service without incident. Forty of Crowley’s vessels have gone without incident for 10 or more consecutive years, including the following Crowley tugboats: Sea Voyager, 19 years; MV Pt. Barrow, 13 years; MV Pt. Thompson, 13 years; and Stalwart, with an impressive 28 years.

“These awards celebrate the dedication to environmental excellence of our seafarers and the company personnel shore-side who operate our vessels to the highest standards,” said Joseph J. Cox, CSA president and CEO. “In today’s world, it seems our industry only gets front-page news when spills or other environmental problems occur. It is encouraging to see how many vessels go for years achieving environmental excellence.”

“This recognition is a testament to the rigorous work of our crews who ensure our vessels operate safely and in an environmentally responsible manner,” said Captain Victor Goldberg, Crowley’s vice president of marine operations for petroleum services. "Our vessels undertake at least one load and one discharge per week. Thus in a 52-week period, they have well over 100 instances of cargo operations.  Our crews know that carrying oil is a high-stakes business with no room for error.”

Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 118-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company. The company provides marine solutions, transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner Services, Latin America Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Offered within these operating lines of business are: liner container and break-bulk shipping; logistics; contract towing and transportation; harbor ship assist and tanker escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response through its TITAN Salvage subsidiary; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture through its Jensen Maritime subsidiary; government services, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.

Vessels owned or managed by the Crowley family of companies that were recognized by CSA with Certificates of Environmental Achievement for 2010.

CROWLEY MARITIME CORPORATION CROWLEY LINER SERVICES MV DEFENDER 10 MV ENSIGN 10 MV EXPLORER 10 MV MONITOR 10 MV PATRIARCH 10 MV PILOT 10 MV PIONEER 6 MV SENTINEL 10 MV SENTRY 10 CROWLEY MARINE SERVICES MV CAVALIER 10 MV CENTURION 10 MV CHIEF 12 MV COMMANDER 5 MV CRUSADER 10 MV ENDURANCE 5 MV GAUNTLET 10 MV GUARD 5 MV GUIDE 12 MV GUARDIAN 10 MV HUNTER 9 MV MARS 7 MV PT BARROW 13 MV PT. THOMPSON 13 MV SEA BREEZE 10 MV SEA HORSE 10 MV SEA ROBIN 4 MV SEA VENTURE 10 MV SPARTAN 6 MV TIOGA 12 MV WARRIOR 10 TUG ALERT 10 TUG ATTENTIVE 10 TUG AWARE 10 TUG BULWARK 10 TUG ENDURANCE 10 TUG INVADER 10 TUG NANUQ 11 TUG SEA VOYAGER 19 TUG STALWART 28 TUG TANERLIQ 11 CROWLEY PETROLEUM SERVICES ATB COASTAL RELIANCE/550-4 7 ATB COURAGE/650-5 2 ATB GULF RELIANCE 4 ATB INTEGRITY/650-4 2 ATB OCEAN RELIANCE/550-3 7 ATB PACIFIC RELIANCE/650-1 4 ATB RESOLVE/650-3 3 ATB SEA RELIANCE/550-1 8 ATB SOUND RELIANCE/550-2 8 MV GUARDSMAN 2 MV SEA CLOUD 6 MV SEA PRINCE 6 MV SIOUX 6 SS BLUE RIDGE 3 SS COAST RANGE 3 TUG SENCA 3 CROWLEY PUERTO RICO SERVICES MV ADVENTURER 10 CROWLEY TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT CAPE INSCRIPTION 2 SS CAPE ISABEL 4 CAPE TEXAS 2 MV CAPE TRINITY 2 MV CAPE WRATH 5 COURAGE (ARC) 5 FREEDOM (ARC) 4 INDEPENDENCE II (ARC) 5 INTEGRITY (ARC) 3 MV CAPE TAYLOR 7 MV CAPE WASHINGTON 2 NATIONAL GLORY 3 RESOLVE (ARC) 2 SS CAPE INTREPID 5 SS CAPE ISLAND 8 SS CURTIS 11 SS WRIGHT 10 MARINE TRANSPORT LINES MV CAPE DOUGLAS 3 MV CAPE DECISION 7 MV CAPE DIAMOND 6 MV CAPE DOMINGO 5 MV CAPE DUCATO 4 MV CAPE EDMONT 10 MARINE TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT MV CHARLESTON EXPRESS 12 MV PHILADELPHIA EXPRESS 12 MV ST LOUIS EXPRESS 12 MV WASHINGTON EXPRESS 12 MV YORKTOWN EXPRESS 9

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