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...]

Crowley: Proposed Pilotage Fee Hike in Port Everglades Would Double Pilot Costs for Carriers

A proposed fee increase for harbor pilot services at Port Everglades, Florida will raise average pilotage by more than 100 percent on average for shipping lines that call frequently at the port, according to an analysis by Crowley Maritime Corporation, the port’s largest tenant. The company is urging the Florida Board of Pilot Commissioners to reject the proposed increase, … [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 Completes Appomattox Platform Tow-Out in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Crowley Maritime Corp. has successfully delivered Shell’s Appomattox semi-submersible Floating Production System (FPS) to the open waters of the U.S. Gulf from Kiewit Offshore Services' construction facility in Ingleside, Texas. Making the tow-out possible were Crowley’s Ocean Sky and Ocean Sun tugboats, which worked together on behalf of customer Heerema, alongside other … [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...]