Saltchuk Acquires Centerline Logistics’ West Coast Harbor Towage Ops

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Saltchuk Marine revealed it has actually obtained Centerline Logistics’ nurture ship help procedures in California as well as the Pacific Northwest.

Eight ship help yanks presently run under the Millennium as well as Starlight brand names will certainly sign up with the Saltchuk Marine fleet in very early 2021. Operations will certainly be settled under the Starlight brand name, which will certainly stay independently-operated– handling, sending off, as well as crewing its very own watercrafts.

The purchase raises the ship help capability of Saltchuk Marine firms by greater than 40% in California.

“The addition of the Starlight brand to the Saltchuk Marine family of companies furthers the company’s goal to diversify resources and expertise to deliver a wide range of harbor towing solutions to customers along the West Coast,” the firm claimed.

“This transaction strengthens the Saltchuk Marine family of companies. We are pleased to expand our capacity in both California and the Pacific Northwest, enabling us to grow our portfolio of safe, reliable, competitive ship assist services,” claimed Jason Childs, Chief Executive Officer ofSaltchuk Marine “This addition to our family of companies continues to strengthen our reach along our coastal waterways, providing expert and reliable tugboat escorts and assists when customers call, and deepens the long-term relationships we have in California today.”

Saltchuk Marine as well as Centerline will certainly companion with each other throughout a brief shift duration to offer connection while the purchase is finished. During this time around, Centerline will certainly remain to run Starlight as well as Millennium yanks prior to the vessels transfer to Saltchuk Marine.

Centerline Logistics lately obtained Saltchuk Marine Services’ California ship refueling service, presently run by subsidiary Foss Maritime Company.

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