Marine Solutions

Marine Operations & Heavy Lift

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Customers who need to move the huge, the extraordinary, or the complex look to Crowley for marine and engineering solutions.

We have the expertise and equipment to provide safe and reliable marine transportation and logistics services for project cargo movements, offshore construction and offshore module components. With high deck strength barges for uniform loads up to 4,200 pounds per square foot and access to all Crowley services, we can provide a marine transportation solution or a turnkey operation for your unique and challenging needs.

Specialized Vessels and Capabilities
View Crowley’s barge specs here.

  • Up to 130 Feet Wide High Deck Strength Barges
  • Up to 4,200 Pounds Per Square Foot Uniform Loads
  • Sea Fastening Design
  • Engineering Load Plans
  • Launch Barge
  • High Bollard Pull Tugs


  • Offshore Energy Exploration & Development Projects
  • Module Transportation
  • Top Sides
  • Offshore Drilling Platforms
  • Offshore Installation Support
  • Logistics Experience in Remote Locations Including Arctic, Russia & West Africa

Loading Management Expertise in Vessel Design, Loading and Stability

Crowley Marine Solutions has decades of experience in determining the safe loading capabilities of marine vessels. We provide comprehensive solutions for vessel load and cargo fastening plans, and utilize 3D modeling and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software to ensure the design and safety will exceed expectations, while helping to limit project costs. Vessel loading services include:

  • Project Management
  • Barge Stow Plans
  • Mooring Plans
  • Barge Strength Studies
  • Local and Global Structural Analysis
  • Stability and Hydrostatics Analysis
  • Ballast Plans
  • Seafastening Design
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Load and Offload Calculations
  • 3D Load and Offload Renderings