Crowley Completes Acquisition of SeaRiver Tankers
Crowley Alaska Tankers, a department of Jacksonville- based Crowley Maritime Corp, has actually introduced that it has actually finished the purchase of 3 vessels from SeaRiver Maritime as well as is currently hiring them back to SeaRiver under differing multi-year terms.
The vessels Liberty Bay as well as Eagle Bay, currently under Crowley possession as well as procedure, each have a capability of 760,000 barrels as well as transportation crude from Alaska to West Coast refineries. The vessel SR American Progress has a capability of 342,000 barrels as well as transportations improved oil in between the united state Gulf as well as East Coast ports.
Crowley has actually relabelled the ships. Liberty Bay is currentlyWashington Eagle Bay is California, as well as SR American Progress is Oregon.
“With the regulatory approvals in place and the sale officially complete, we are now focused on operating these tankers in the safest, most reliable manner possible,” claimed Tom Crowley, chairman as well as chief executive officer ofCrowley Maritime Corp “Our knowledge, passion, talent, ingenuity and helpfulness drive business for the company and provide the basis for highly successful partnerships such as the one announced today.”
Crowley runs as well as handles the biggest U.S.-flag oil as well as chemical storage tank vessel fleet in the nation. Including the 3 vessels simply acquired, the firm currently runs 40 Jones Act- certified huge oil transport vessels in the United States with an integrated capability of greater than 12 million barrels. Among this storage tank vessel fleet is a vessel as well as an expressed tug-barge (ATB) currently on charter to SeaRiver.
“Throughout the transition, the officers and crews have proven to be a great fit and we are very happy that so many are now Crowley employees,” claimed Rudy Leming, Crowley vice head of state of labor connections. “They have embodied the highest levels of professionalism and commitment to the project and we are certain they’ll be a critical piece to our ongoing success.”
“Safety is of paramount importance to us and our record reflects that,” claimed Rob Grune, Crowley elderly vice head of state as well as basic supervisor,Crowley Shipping “Last year, for example, we transported more than 472 million barrels of product and made 5,196 product transfers with zero spills – a credit to our professional, safety-minded crews and management systems.”
Crowley has actually been running in Alaska considering that 1953, 6 years prior to statehood, supplying upstream power assistance solutions, vessel help as well as companion solutions with tugboats, as well as oil transport, circulation as well as sales throughout the state. In enhancement to the firm’s very own ATBs running in Alaska, Crowley presently handles as well as staffs vessels bring oil in between Alaska as well as UNITED STATE West Coast refineries.
Crowley has and/or runs a varied fleet of double-hull storage tank vessels, consisting of 17 ATBs as well as currently 23 vessels, all developed considering that 2002.
SeaRiver Maritime, Inc., headquartered in Spring, Texas, is an independently held subsidiary entirely possessed by ExxonMobil that offers a wide variety of technological as well as business aquatic solutions to ExxonMobil associates throughout the globe.
Crowley Alaska Tankers, based in Bellingham, Washington, with an area workplace in Valdez, Alaska, is a brand-new subsidiary of Crowley Petroleum Holdings LLC, component of the Crowley Maritime Corporation household of firms.