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CSA Honors Crowley Vessels for Safe Ops

left to right are: Port Captain Thomas LeBlanc, Chambers, Captain Christopher Menezes and Captain Robert Wirtanen. (Photo: Crowley)

Posted by Michelle Howard

The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) honored 104 vessels owned and/or managed by Crowley Maritime Corporation with annual Jones F. Devlin Awards in recognition of their combined 737 years of incident-free service through 2018.

Of the 104 vessels awarded, 27 have gone without an incident for 10 or more years, including the following vessels:
•Valdez Star, 28 years;
•Gus E, MV Chief, MV Guide, Roger E, each with 20 years; MV Aku, MV Veteran, and MV Vigilant, each with 19 years;
•USNS Impeccable and tug Bulwark, each with 16 years;
•MV Guardian and tug Attentive, each with 15 years;
•Tug Aware, 14 years;
•MV Master and MV Response, each with 13 years;
•MV Kavik River, Tanerliq and tug Endurance, each with 12 years;
•MV Pt. Thompson, MV Toolik River, MV Valor, Sea Voyager and ATB Gulf Reliance/ 650-2, each with 11 years;
•MV Goliah, MV Scout and ATB Courage/ 650-5, each with 10 years.

Devlin Award Certificates are awarded to all manned merchant vessels that have operated for two full years or more without a crew member losing a full turn at watch because of an occupational injury. This award acknowledges the commitment that crew members have invested into safe vessel operations. CSA has honored Crowley with Devlin Awards every year since 2005.

Jul 11, 2019


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