International Vessel Management - Crowley

Global Ship Management

International Vessel Management


Crowley and Accord Ship Management partnered to create Crowley Accord in 2014. Crowley, founded in 1892, and headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, USA, is one of the oldest ship owning and managing company in the USA, providing marine solutions, transportation, logistics and technical services in the domestic and international markets.

Accord, established in 1982, is a third party ship management company providing technical services and crew management as well as a broad range of back office services.

With offices in Jacksonville, Mumbai, Hong Kong and Amsterdam, Crowley Accord is a leading worldwide ship manager, with expertise and experience covering a wide range of ship types including bulk carriers, trans-shippers, self unloaders, container vessels, livestock carriers, general cargo ships, tankers and chemical carriers, all under different flags, class, and crew nationalities.

The company shows a strong focus on value added management models and operational efficiency. As a result, our management solutions benefit directly to our clients with a proven return on investment.

“Total Quality Management is not a destination, but a journey towards improvement”


Technical Management
  • “Prevention rather than reaction” is the managing mindset of the superintendents.
  • Vessels treated as though they were Crowley Accord owned assets.
  • Communication is key:
    • - Vessel monitoring
    • - Regular vessel visits
    • - PM system strict adherence by shore and sea-going staff
Crew Management
  • Ensuring well trained mariners meeting highest professional standards.
  • Recruitment via global network resulting in extensive and active database for officers and unlicensed crews for many types of vessels.
Back Office Solutions and Project Management
  • Administrative functions – accounting, contracting and finance management
  • ISM Documentation
  • Pre-vetting for oil major, flag state & port state
  • inspections
  • Safety, Security, Quality, and Environmental
  • Assurance
  • Procurement and Purchasing
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Legal support
Special Projects and Consultation
  • S&P valuations
  • Demoltion Supervision
  • Newbuilding and Conversion Consultancy
  • Ship Inspections
  • Re-Flag services/assistance

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