Global Ship Management

U.S. Vessel Management

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Crowley provides ship management and project management services in the U.S. domestic market, both for Jones Act and non-Jones Act operators.

Whether third party-owned or Crowley owned, each vessel is given the same focus and attention to safety and reliability as a Crowley asset.  We want to become a strategic partner for our customers while maximizing the value that we can provide to them, along with the officers and crew of their vessels.


Technical Support

  • Maintenance and repair planning
  • Regulatory compliance with Flag State, Class, ISM
  • Drydock specification and execution
  • OPEX budget management
  • Service technician and surveyor arrangement
  • OEM service contracts

Crewing Support

  • Domestic (U.S.) and international crewing solutions
  • Crew selection, administration, and engagement
  • Skilled and veteran labor relations department with exceptional relationships with labor unions


  • Procurement of materials, stores, provisions, spares, lubricants and fuels
  • Worldwide purchasing power, including more than 150 procurement contracts

Risk and Insurance

  • Assistance with or placement of insurance coverage on behalf of customer
  • Claims handling and adjusting

Contract Admin, Accounting and Finance Management

  • Contract administration, budgetary tracking and variance reporting
  • Operating funds reconciliation

Safety, Quality and Environmental Assurance

  • Safety and security assessments, awareness training, procedure development
  • ISM development and documentation
  • ISO 9001 / and 14001 certified
  • Internal/External audit, corrective action implementation
  • Cyber security

Vessel De-activation / Activation / Custodianship

  • Vessel custodianship services for idle assets or seized vessels
  • De-activation/Activation plan preparation and support

Consultation and Special Projects

  • Project engineer dispatch – shipyard support, conversions, retrofits
  • Re-flags, S&P surveys
  • Riding maintenance crews