Crowley Resumes Operations Following Wilma

Tuesday, November 01, 2005
Crowley Liner Services announced today that it has resumed normal operations in South Florida following the passing of Hurricane Wilma on October 24. Its operations were temporarily suspended following a mandate by the US Coast Guard that Port Everglades be closed to all ship traffic and personnel. Crowley was the last company to work cargo prior to the storm's passing and was the first company to resume operations following the port's reopening. The company also experienced a temporary interruption of service in its Miami facility, which houses its logistics distribution center, NVOCC and apparel services groups and the liner sales office. Though the company experienced some damage to its administrative office at Port Everglades, employees returned to work immediately following clearance by the Broward County Sheriff's office and port authority. To ease hardships being faced by Crowley's employees in the area, the company sent two 500-gallon tanks of gas along with 240 cases of water, 120 tarps, a 45-foot refrigerated container of ice, a generator and a power pack that was used to power the Miami facility until commercial
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