(NORFOLK, Va.; November 24, 2015) – To better serve government agencies such as the Military Sealift Command (MSC) and the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), Crowley Maritime Corp. has opened a government services office in downtown Norfolk, Va. Additionally, this new location will be used to better service the Norfolk Naval Base and several of Crowley managed ships located there, including three ROCON ships, five BOBO class ships and seven T-AGOS/T-AGM ships.
Located at 207 Granby St, Norfolk, Va. 23510, the new facility will staff government and technical management employees. The office will have eight employees, with plans to expand to ten, and they will report to Andrew Rabuse, Crowley’s director of business development. The staff, with a combined 200 years of experience in the maritime industry, provides bundled vessel management solutions for MARAD, MSC and other agencies; naval architecture and marine engineering services; project management, and a host of other services.
“The opening of Crowley’s Norfolk office is clearly an indication of Crowley’s commitment to provide the highest, most responsive service to our customers in the government sector, ” said Rabuse. “We are extremely proud of the work we do for MSC and MARAD and now we are even more accessible to them.”
Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 123-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company. The company provides project solutions, energy and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner Services, Latin America Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Offered within these operating lines of business are: liner container shipping, logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response through its 50 percent ownership in Ardent Global; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture through its Jensen Maritime subsidiary; government services, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found at www.crowley.com.