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Crowley Marine Services Names Bruce Barto Vice President, Petroleum Services

(SEATTLE; October 6, 2000) Crowley Marine Services (CMS) has promoted Bruce Barto to Vice President, Petroleum Services. In this position, he is responsible for all CMS West Coast and Alaska oil tank barge transportation and Alaska petroleum marketing and distribution activities.

Barto is domiciled in Seattle and reports to Tom Martin, CMS Senior Vice President, West Coast and Alaska Services.

Barto joined Crowley in 1973. During his career, he has held various operating and management positions involving petroleum transportation and marketing, general cargo and vessel chartering activities, and emergency response operations. Most recently, he served as General Manager, Western Alaska Services. He graduated from Western Washington University.

Crowley Marine Services, Inc., with U.S. West Coast operating headquarters in Seattle and East Coast and International headquarters in Jacksonville, Fla., provides specialized marine transportation and logistics services on a worldwide basis, operating one of the world’s largest fleets of marine and related equipment. The company’s primary services include tanker escort and ship assist; petroleum transportation and sales; contract barge transportation and ocean towing; logistics and support services; marine salvage and emergency response; and all-terrain transportation.