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Twenty-six Crowley vessels recognized by CSA for environmental excellence

(Jacksonville, Fla.; Oct. 2, 2007) — Crowley Maritime Corporation’s continued focus on environmental preservation and protection was recently recognized by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) in Washington, DC, with environmental excellence awards for 26 ships that are owned and/or operated by Crowley subsidiaries.

The awards ceremony recognized companies with vessels that had achieved a record of two or more years of no recordable environmental incidents. Crowley companies, including Crowley Liner Services, Crowley Petroleum Services, Marine Transport Lines and Marine Transport Management, far surpassed this benchmark with a combined total of 152 years of environmental excellence among its recognized vessels.

“Safety, which includes environmental protection, is our company’s most important core value,” said Tom Crowley Jr., chairman, president and CEO. “I am extremely proud of the men and women here at Crowley who are providing leadership in this area by not only taking responsibility for their own safety, but who are also safeguarding those around them, our customers cargoes and the environment.”

The following is a list of vessels owned or operated by Crowley, or one of its subsidiaries, that received environmental excellence awards from the CSA:

Crowley Liner Services:

MV Cape Taylor 

SS Cape Intrepid

SS Curtiss

SS Cape Island

SS Wright

Crowley Petroleum Services:

ATB Coastal Reliance

ATB Ocean Reliance

ATB Sea Reliance/550-1

ATB Sounds Reliance

MV Guardsman

MV Navigator

MV Sea Cloud

MV Sea Prince

MV Siuox

MV SMT Chemical Trader

SS Blue Ridge

SS Coast Range

Marine Transport Lines:

MV Cape Decision

MV Cape Diamond

MV Cape Domingo

MV Cape Edmont

Marine Transport Management:

Charleston Express

Philadelphia Express

St. Louis Express

Washington Express

Yorktown Express

The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA), founded in 1917, is an organization that represents 30 U.S. based companies who own, operate and/or charter U.S. and foreign-flag ocean-going tankers, container ships, dry bulk vessels engaged in both the domestic and international trades and companies that maintain a commercial interest in the operation of such oceangoing vessels. CSA represents members interests with U.S. and international legislative, regulatory and administrative entities as well as the public at large.

Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation, founded in San Francisco in 1892, is primarily a 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

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