Crowley’s LNG-Fueled MV Taíno Completes Maiden Voyage to Puerto Rico

The second of Crowley Maritime Corp.’s new LNG-powered combination container/roll-on roll-off vessels has just completed its maiden voyage to Puerto Rico. The ship, named Taíno, arrived at Crowley's terminal in San Juan on Friday morning after departing on Jan. 8 from its mainland homeport of Jacksonville, Florida. Taíno is the second of two so-called "ConRo" vessels … [Read more...]

Crowley Takes Delivery of Second LNG-Powered ConRo for Puerto Rico Trade

Crowley Maritime Corp. has taken delivery of the second of two combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula, Mississippi. The ship, Taíno, will soon join sister ship El Coquí, which was delivered in July, operating on the Jones Act trade between Jacksonville, Florida, and San Juan, … [Read more...]

Crowley Merges Liner Services Unit into Integrated Logistics Organization

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced this week its plan to complete the merger of its liner services group into Crowley Logistics. Crowley says merger will provide a singular source for customers to receive end-to-end services, including ocean, land and air transportation; commercial transportation management; supply chain and distribution services; freight forwarding and … [Read more...]

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...]