106 Crowley Vessels Recognized for Environmental Safety by CSA

Crowley personnel pictured (left to right): Conrad Kuiken, manager, marine operations; Captain Tod Doane and his wife; Captain Tom Gately; and Mike Golonka, vice president, government services.

The significant number of vessels with long tenures without an environmental incident is a credit to the dedicated men and women who serve as crews and shore-side personnel.

The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) has honored 106 Crowley-owned or -operated vessels with Certificates of Environmental Achievement. The awards recognize the company for operating vessels without any environmental incidents, displaying a commitment to respecting and protecting the environment on oceans and inland waterways.

The 106 vessels represent a combined sum of 1,068 years of service without experiencing an environmental incident, which includes reportable spills or port citations. Among them, 42 vessels have served at least 10 years without an incident.

“The significant number of vessels with long tenures without an environmental incident is a credit to the dedicated men and women who serve as crews and shore-side personnel. At Crowley, we always put safety atop our core values, and that includes a commitment to being environmental stewards where we work,” said Crowley Vice President Mike Golonka, government services, who was among recipients at the CSA awards ceremony Nov. 8. “We are grateful and appreciative of awards from CSA, and share their support for environmental protection.”

“Safe and environmentally responsible operations is a culture fully embraced by the maritime industry as a whole and as evidenced by the performances of the award recipients,” said Kathy Metcalf, president of CSA.

The awards are open to all owners and operators of vessels that operate on oceans or inland waterways.

Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 125-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company. The company provides marine solutions, energy and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico liner services, international liner services, logistics services, petroleum services, marine services and technical services. Offered within these operating lines of business are: liner container shipping, logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response through its 50 percent ownership in Ardent Global; 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 at crowley.com.

Crowley vessels honored by the CSA are below with their business unit, listed by name with continuous years without incident:

CROWLEY GLOBAL SHIP MANAGEMENT

EMPIRE STATE    7

EVERGREEN STATE    6

GOLDEN STATE    7

NATIONAL GLORY    9

OCEAN CHARGER    2

OCEAN CRESCENT    2

OCEAN FREEDOM    5

OCEAN GIANT    3

OCEAN GLOBE    2

OCEAN GRAND    2

PELICAN STATE    7

SUNSHINE STATE    7

TEXAS        2

CROWLEY GOVERNMENT SERVICES

CAPE WASHINGTON    2    

SS CURTISS    18    

SS WRIGHT    12    

USNS EFFECTIVE    2    

USNS IMPECCABLE    2    

USNS INVINCIBLE    2    

USNS LOYAL    2    

USNS VICTORIOUS    2    

CROWLEY PETROLEUM SERVICES

ATB ACHIEVEMENT/650-8    7    

ATB COASTAL RELIANCE/550-4    4    

ATB COMMITMENT/650-6    3    

ATB COURAGE/650-5    9    

ATB GULF RELIANCE/650-2    10    

ATB INNOVATION/650-9    4    

ATB INTEGRITY/650-4    9    

ATB LEGACY/750-1    6    

ATB LEGEND/750-2    5    

ATB LIBERTY/750-3    4    

ATB OCEAN RELIANCE/550-3    9    

ATB PACIFIC RELIANCE/650-1    11    

ATB PRIDE/650-7    4    

ATB RESOLVE/650-3    99

             9

ATB SEA RELIANCE/550-1    15    

ATB SOUND RELIANCE/550-2    15    

ATB VISION/650-10    3    

FLORIDA    4    

PENNSYLVANIA    5    

CROWLEY MARINE SERVICES    

ARCTIC HAWK    14    

MV ADMIRAL    5    

MV AKU        17    

MV AVIK        4    

MV BELAYA KUROPATKA    2    

MV CHIEF        18    

MV GOLIAH    10    

MV GUARD    12    

MV GUARDIAN    17    

MV GUARDSMAN    9    

MV GUIDE    18    

MV HUNTER    4    

MV KAVIK RIVER    47    

MV KUPARUK RIVER    47    

MV LEADER    6    

MV MASTER    19    

MV NACHIK    8    

MV NAVIGATOR    3    

MV OCEAN    3    

MV OCEAN SKY    4    

MV OCEAN SUN    4    

MV OCEAN WAVE    5    

MV OCEAN WIND    4    

MV PROTECTOR    6    

MV PT. THOMPSON    20    

MV RAMPART    17    

MV RESPONSE    3    

MV SAG RIVER    42    

MV SCOUT    18    

MV SEA PRINCE    13    

MV SESOK    8    

MV SIKU        4    

MV TIOGA    19    

MV TOOLIK RIVER    17    

MV VALOR    10    

MV VETEREN    17    

MV VIGILANT    17    

SEA VOYAGER    3    

STALWART    4    

TANERLIQ    18    

TUG ALERT    17    

TUG ATTENTIVE    4    

TUG AWARE    7    

TUG BULWARK    17    

TUG ENDURANCE    2    

TUG GUARDSMAN    9    

TUG NANUQ    18    

VALDEZ STAR    26    

CROWLEY PUERTO RICO SERVICES

MV DEFENDER    17

MV ENSIGN    17

MV EXPLORER    17

MV MONITOR    17

MV PATRIARCH    17

MV SENTINEL    4

MV SENTRY    17

TUG ADVENTURER    4

TUG RANGER    17

MARINE TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT

CHARLESTON EXPRESS    19

HORIZON ENTERPRISE    2

HORIZON PACIFIC    2

HORIZON RELIANCE    2

HORIZON SPIRIT    2

PHILADELPHIA EXPRESS    19

ST LOUIS EXPRESS    19

WASHINGTON EXPRESS    5

YORKTOWN EXPRESS    16

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