TITAN and CSA to Partner on Environmentally Sensitive Salvage and Wreck

(POMPANO, Fla.; June 8, 2009) TITAN Salvage and CSA International, Inc. announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding that allows TITAN to gain the experience and expertise of CSA’s coral reef and seagrass experts when TITAN undertakes environmentally sensitive jobs anywhere in the world.

CSA, a leader in marine environmental sciences and related services, will help ensure that potential impacts of wreck removal and salvage operations to reef or seagrass habitats are mitigated and minimized to the fullest extent possible. CSA and TITAN will combine scientific knowledge, technical expertise and ingenuity to provide clients with a comprehensive understanding of an incident. This will effectively position them to begin managing the post operation cost impacts as the project commences. This knowledge will afford clients the opportunity to potentially reduce the overall cost of incidents significantly.

“We are very pleased to be working with CSA,” said Dan Schwall, TITAN managing director. “With so many salvage and wreck removal jobs having an environmental component to them, we believe CSA’s expertise and experience at our job sites will bring a lot of added value to our customers who want to be assured – as do we – that every effort is made to prevent or minimize impact to the environment.”

TITAN, a wholly owned Crowley subsidiary, is a worldwide salvage company based in Pompano Beach, Fla., that has performed over 350 salvage and wreck removal projects since 1980, including some of the most technically demanding projects ever undertaken. The company also has offices and equipment depots in Newhaven, UK and Singapore. Titan responds to vessel emergencies around the world and is able to mobilize a worldwide network of expert salvage professionals and specialized, portable equipment within hours of activation. TITAN is accessible 24 hours a day through the company’s main dispatch telephone number, +1-954-545-4143. Additional information about TITAN may be found at www.titansalvage.com.

CSA provides mitigation and restoration services to government, oil and gas, telecom, commercial, and industrial customers on a worldwide basis, comprising ecological site assessments, restoration planning, monitoring design, and the implementation of turnkey projects. CSA specializes in consulting services for federal, state, and private industry clients in multidisciplinary projects, integrating science and technology to evaluate environmental activities throughout the world. CSA offers a wide variety of services related to environmental management and community planning to support clients working in marine, estuarine, wetland, freshwater, and terrestrial habitats throughout the United States and overseas.

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TITAN Salvage, a Crowley Company Mark Miller Director, Corporate Communications +1-904-727-4295 mark.miller@crowley.com

CSA International Anne McCarthy +1-772-219-3000

By Professional Mariner Staff