Vessel Towing and Escort - Crowley

Government and Military

Vessel Towing and Escort

USS Taylor Tow
USS Iowa tow
USS Carl Vinson tow

Vessel Escort and Harbor Ship Assist

Crowley owns and operates one of the most advanced fleets of ship assist and escort tugs in North America. These vessels assist the largest ships through some of the tightest waterways in the world. The company-owned equipment sets the industry standard for innovation, with state-of-the-art tugs designed for performance and environmental stewardship. Crowley’s ship assist and escort fleets meet and exceed general operating standards, and our fleet is ISO 9001-2000 and 14001 (environmental) certified.

Crowley is ready to quickly develop custom solutions for our US Government customers through access to a wide range of vessels to best meet the mission needs.

U.S. Government Customers

Military Sealift Command (MSC)

Vessel Escort and Harbor Ship Assist

Crowley owns and operates one of the most advanced fleets of ship assist and escort tugs in North America. These vessels assist the largest ships through some of the tightest waterways in the world. The company-owned equipment sets the industry standard for innovation, with state-of-the-art tugs designed for performance and environmental stewardship. Crowley’s ship assist and escort fleets meet and exceed general operating standards, and our fleet is ISO 9001-2000 and 14001 (environmental) certified.
Crowley is ready to quickly develop custom solutions for our U.S. government customers through access to a wide range of vessels to best meet the mission needs.

U.S. Government Customers

Military Sealift Command (MSC)
Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC)

Ocean Towing

Crowley stands ready to provide some of the most capable tow vessels in the world when needed, continuing our 107 year old motto: “Anything, Anywhere, Anytime, on Water” (Tom Crowley Sr. 1908)
A large capable towing fleet and access to tow vessels worldwide enable us to be very responsive to commercial and government customers. Tow vessels ranging from traditional designs to high bollard pull, dynamic positioning, salvage, and/or extended range capability can be quickly made available.
Crowley has a long list of successful towing past performances ranging from 2,600 nm to over 15,000 nm across oceans, through the Panama Canal, and around the Horn of South America including:
 
• Ex USS Oriskany CV-34
• Ex USS Belleau Wood LHA 3
• Ex USS Missouri BB 63
• Ex USS Iowa BB 61
• Ex USS New Jersey BB 62
• Ex USNS Higgins T-AO 190

U.S. Government Customers

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
Military Sealift Command (MSC)

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