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Crowley Announces Expansion of Company Provided Logistics Services in El Salvador

2007-06-12

(JACKSONVILLE, FL; June 12, 2007) Crowley announced today that it will provide logistics services in El Salvador utilizing Crowley staff when its agency agreement with TranSebastian ends on July 1. Crowleys local staff will continue to provide the world-class logistics services to which area customers have become accustomed, offering a single point of access to freight forwarding, customs brokerage, air, minimum of twice-weekly ocean freight shipments, warehousing and domestic trucking within El Salvador.

Carlos Granadino will continue to serve as business manager with Nadia Rojas serving as manager, freight services. Crowley began logistics operations in El Salvador in 1998.

We have some of the most knowledgeable and experienced employees in the business, said Miguel Artiga, vice president Central America, logistics. It was an obvious decision to have the logistics business handled in-house by our own staff instead of relying on outside vendors or partners. Our employees local market experience bodes well for our continued success in El Salvador.

Located in the Export Salva Free Zone, Building 10 South in Lourdes Colon, La Libertad, El Salvador, Crowley can be reached at (503) 2318-0656. Customers can receive their cargo at Almacenes Generales de Deposito (AGDOSA) located at BLVD BAYER, No 44 parque ind Merliot, San Salvador.

Forty-five years of operating in Central America have given Crowley an unmatched understanding of the distinctive regulations, infrastructure, and customs of the region. Crowley is committed to maximizing the areas rich, expanding trade and growing infrastructure opportunities for its customers.

Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation, founded in San Francisco in 1892, is a privately held family and employee-owned company that provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of five operating lines of business: Liner Services; Logistics Services; Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Other services provided within these business lines include contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response; vessel management, 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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