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 Monitoring TD 9
We are actively monitoring several disturbances in the Atlantic including Tropical Depression 9 and its potential to impact our operations and next week’s sailings in the Caribbean, Central America and Florida. We are taking all appropriate steps to ensure the safety of personnel, including our mariners, our vessels and your cargo. As the trajectory of […]Read More
Crowley Participates in Carbon Ridge Funding Round to Support Decarbonization Solutions
Carbon Ridge secures $6 million investment from leading climate investors and maritime industry leaders Grantham Foundation, Crowley and Berge Bulk to support development of novel onboard carbon capture technology to decarbonize shipping Carbon Ridge, Inc., a leading developer of modular onboard carbon capture and storage solutions (OCCS) for decarbonizing the maritime industry, today announced the […]Read More