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Crowley Shipping

Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2017 2:30 pm
by Fred Steeves
Went to to a bit of quick research on the "Jones Act", and how it relates to the continuing disaster in once beautiful Puerto Rico, and was more than a bit surprised at what I saw on the first hit. Click the first link. ... IohXYDVVuE" onclick=";return false;

Re: Crowley Shipping

Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:13 pm
by Pluto's Child
What's so odd Fred, looks legit ?

"Crowley, which has about 300 Puerto Rico employees, has served the Puerto Rico market since 1954, longer than any other Jones Act carrier in the trade.

Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 125-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company. The company provides marine solutions, energy and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico liner services, international liner services, logistics services, petroleum services, marine services and technical services. Offered within these operating lines of business are: liner container shipping, logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response through its 50 percent ownership in Ardent Global; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture through its Jensen Maritime subsidiary; government services, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found at ."

Re: Crowley Shipping

Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:42 pm
by Fred Steeves
Ah hell man, I didn't mean to insinuate it wasn't legit, my bad. Maybe the "creepy factor" just got the better of me seeing the Crowley name plastered all over the Puerto Rico story, it happens... :)