Crowley Christens Fourth Ocean Class Tug, Ocean Sun

Crowley Maritime Corp. has christened the fourth of four Ocean class tugs during a ceremony Wednesday in Lake Charles, Louisiana, formally welcoming the DP2, 150-ton bollard pull tugboat, Ocean Sun, to its ocean towing fleet. The Ocean Sun, which features DP2 technology, is part of a feature-rich, four-vessel family of tugs ideally suited to work with Crowley's new 455 … [Read more...]

PHOTOS: Jack/St. Malo Platform Delivered to U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Here's a series of photos showing the three phase delivery of the massive semi-submersible floating production facility, Jack/St. Malo, approximately 280 miles south of New Orleans, Louisiana. With the help of Crowley's new Ocean-class tugs, the Jack/St. Malo platform was recently successfully moored and made storm safe at a depth of 7,000 feet between the Jack and St. Malo … [Read more...]

Lucius’ Topsides Heads to Keathley Canyon [IMAGES]

Crowley tugs have Anadarko's 12,000 ton oil and gas processing facility under tow today as they head east toward the center of the Gulf of Mexico and the location of the already installed Lucius Spar at Keathley Canyon block 875. Once fully commissioned, Anadarko's Lucius spar facility, located approximately 340 miles from Corpus Christi, Texas, will produce upwards of … [Read more...]

Crowley’s Ocean Class Workhorses Team Up to Deliver Olympus Mega-Platform [PHOTOS]

The Costa Concordia ain't the only large object that Crowley is moving these days. The Jacksonville, Florida-based company's four new Ocean class tugboats recently teamed up for the first time to successfully deliver the offshore oil production and drilling platform, Olympus, to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. At 120,000 tons and 406 feet tall, the tension-leg platform owned by … [Read more...]

Bollinger Delivers Fourth Ocean-Class Tug for Crowley

Bollinger Shipyards delivered the DP 2-classed Ocean Sky today, the fourth Ocean Class tugs for Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation. The first two Ocean Class vessels, the Ocean Wave and Ocean Wind, were delivered in Q4 2012 and the third, the Ocean Sun, was delivered in May. At 156 feet in length, the Ocean Sky and her sister vessel, Ocean Sun, are 10 feet … [Read more...]