Crowley Mariners Rescue Three Fisherman off Florida Coast
Kudos to the crew of the Crowley-managed and operated tanker, American Pride, who recently rescued three fisherman from their sinking boat off the west coast of Florida. As the tanker was making its routine transit, delivering refined petroleum products between Texas and Florida, Chief Mate Brian Enose noticed orange smoke, as well as a parachute flair, then spotted the sinking fishing boat about 50 miles offshore.
After notifying the U.S. Coast Guard and following their instructions, the crew of the tanker launched their rescue boat and proceeded towards the fishing vessel’s life raft, where they rescued two men and one woman who had been adrift for over a day. They were brought aboard to safety before being transferred to a responding USCG vessel.
The rescue was profiled by The Maritime Executive Magazine, in which Capt. Matthew Thompson, commander of Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg remarked that, “The quick and selfless actions of the American Pride crew saved three lives today.”
Crowley Awarded Fuel Distribution Contract for Arctic North Warning System
The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency-Energy (DLA-Energy) has awarded Crowley Solutions a five-year, $15 million contract for fuels transportation and distribution services for the Canada North Warning System locations supporting the nations’ joint security efforts. Serving the Canadian arctic region, Crowley will provide ocean transportation of Aviation Turbine, Kerosene Type Jet A-1 w/FSII & CI to […]Read More
Crowley Fuel Review January 2021
Crowley continues to monitor the cost of fuel in all of our trades. Due to increased fuel costs, the following adjustments to fuel charges will be made effective February 14, 2021. These increases will apply to open tariff and contract rates. 20′ 20′ REF 40′ 40′ NOR 40′ REF 45′ NIT VEH +$50 +$80 +$100 […]Read More