Crowley Christens LNG-Powered El Coquí for Jones Act Trade

Crowley Maritime Corp. christened its LNG-powered combination container/roll on-roll off ship El Coquí at the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday. El Coquí is among the first of its kind to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and a key of Crowley’s supply chain transformation on the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico Jones Act trade. The ship … [Read more...]

Photos: Check Out the Bridge on Crowley’s New LNG-Powered ConRo El Coquí

The above photo shows the El Coquí, one of two new LNG-powered container/roll-on roll-off vessels for Crowley Maritime Corp. The vessel was delivered in late June is now operating on the Jones Act trade between Jacksonville, Florida and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Built by VT Halter Marine, it is the first vessel of its type to feature LNG-powered propulsion. The two vessels, … [Read more...]

Crowley’s New LNG-Powered ConRo El Coquí Arrives in Puerto Rico for First Time

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s new combination container/roll on-roll off “ConRo” ship El Coquí has delivered its first cargo from Jacksonville, Florida to the company’s Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan . El Coquí, one of the world’s first ConRos powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), departed Jacksonville on Friday night and arrived in San Juan on Monday, completing the maiden … [Read more...]

Crowley Takes Delivery of First LNG-Powered ConRo for Jones Act Puerto Rico Trade

Crowley Maritime Corp. has taken delivery of its first of two combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by LNG from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine Inc. The ConRo, named El Coquí, is the lead ship in Crowley's Commitment Class, which will enter the Jones Act service between Jacksonville, Fla., and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Operated by Crowley’s global ship … [Read more...]

Crowley’s First LNG-Powered ConRo Fuels Up at VT Halter Marine

The first supply of liquefied natural gas fuel has been loaded onto Crowley Maritime's new combination container and roll-on/roll-off ship that is now nearing completion in Mississippi. According to Crowley, around 410,000 gallons of super-chilled LNG was recently loaded into the El Coquí’s cryogenic fuel tank at the VT Halter Marine shipyard in Pascagoula, where the two … [Read more...]