Crowley ships receive CSA Environmental Excellence award

Erny Otterspoor (left), Director of Contract Operations, Crowley, with USCG Commandant Thad Allen (right).

(JACKSONVILLE, FL — October 2, 2007) The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) recently recognized Crowley Maritime Corporation’s with environmental excellence awards in Washington, DC.

Twenty-six ships owned or operated by Crowley subsidiaries received awards. To be recognized, vessels must have a record of two or more years of no recordable environmental incidents. Crowley companies have a combined total of 152 years of environmental excellence among its recognized vessels.

“Safety, which includes environmental protection, is our company’s most important core value,” said Tom Crowley Jr., chairman, president and CEO.

The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA), founded in 1917, is an organization that represents 30 U.S. based companies who own, operate and/or charter ocean-going tankers, container ships, and dry bulk vessels.
By Professional Mariner Staff