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Ten Down, Seven to Go – Long Beach Plays Host to Latest Crowley ATB Christening

(Long Beach, Calif.; June 9, 2009) — Crowley Maritime Corporation christened Friday the sixth of 10 new 185,000-barrel Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB) tank vessels that the company will take delivery of by the end of 2010. To date, Crowleys existing ATB fleet has carried approximately 176,062,512 barrels without a spill.

During ceremonies held at Pier D, Paula Taylor, wife of Bill Taylor, Crowley vice president, bulk petroleum and chemical transportation, christened the 9,280 HP-tug Commitment, while Brenda Lawrence, wife of Bill Lawrence, Chartering Specialist for BP Shipping USA, christened barge 650-6.

The vessels were designed and built by Crowley’s technical services group at VT Halter and is being operated by Crowley’s petroleum services group. Crowley already has nine ATBs in operation and has announced plans to build three larger 750-series (330,000-barrel capacity) ATBs for delivery by the middle of 2012. Once all vessels are received, the fleet will stand at 17.

The following chart represents vessel currently in operation and a schedule of those yet to come.

 Vessel Name

 Capacity

 In Service Date

 Sea Reliance/550-1

 155,000 barrels

 2002

 Sound Reliane/550-2

 155,000 barrels

 2002

 Ocean Reliance/550-3

 155,000 barrels

 2002

 Coastal Reliance/550-4

 155,000 barrels

 2003

 Pacific Reliance/650-1

 185,000 barrels

 2006

 Gulf Reliance/650-2

 185,000 barrels

 2006

 Resolve/650-3

 185,000 barrels

 2007

 Integrity/650-4

 185,000 barrels

 2008

 Courage/650-5

 185,000 barrels

 2008

 Commitment/650-6

 185,000 barrels

 2009

 Pride/650-7

 185,000 barrels

 2009

 Achievement/650-8

 185,000 barrels

 2009

 Innovation/650-9

 185,000 barrels

 2010

 Vision/650-10

 185,000 barrels

 2010

 Legacy/750-1

 330,000 barrels

 2011

 Legend/750-2

 330,000 barrels

 2012

 Liberty/750-3

 330,000 barrels

 2012

Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 117-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company that provides diversified 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 the following services: liner container shipping, logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture; 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.

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