Crowley to Launch New Haiti Service

Thursday, August 28, 2003
Crowley Liner Services announced today that beginning September 12 it will launch weekly, fixed-day service from Port Everglades, Fla., to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Vessels will depart from Port Everglades every Friday, call Rio Haina, Dominican Republic, every Tuesday, arrive in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, every Wednesday, and return to Port Everglades every Friday. Crowley will use the Lift On / Lift Off (Lo/Lo) ship, Olympos, and offer customers the opportunity to book a wide variety of equipment, including 45-foot (102"-wide) containers, 40-foot high-cube and standard containers, 20-foot containers and 40-foot high-cube and 20-foot standard refrigerated containers. Garment-on hangar (GOH) containers, flat racks, open-top containers and other specialty equipment will also be available for in-gauge cargo. "As our business in Latin America grows, we are pleased to be able to bring our award-winning service to this new market," said Tom Crowley Jr., Chairman, President and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corporation. "Our service is well-suited for shippers involved in Haiti's textile and agricultural industries." In addition to service to and from the United States, Crowley will offer service between Haiti and any other port of origin the company serves - including those in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Mexico, Central America, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic . "We pride ourselves in bringing our customers the most comprehensive vessel service throughout the Caribbean and Latin America," said Rinus Schepen, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Latin America Services. "This expansion is another example of our commitment to the region, and we look forward to serving the needs of our customers there." Crowley will be represented by ENMARCOLDA, S.A. in Port-au-Prince.
Maritime Reporter September 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

New Jersey Transportation Chief to Resign

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Friday said his transportation commissioner Jamie Fox would step down by the end of the month to return to the private sector after only a year in the position.

Eletrobras says Compensation for Hydro Plants Could be $330 mln

Brazil's state-run utility Eletrobras said on Friday a report into six hydroelectric plants found the assets had a remaining value of 1.3 billion reais ($332

Brazil Court Allows Lula Questioning in Petrobras Corruption Case

Brazil's Supreme Court authorized the questioning by Federal Police of ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as a witness in a broadening corruption case focused


Thyssen Taps Anil Group for Sub Bid

Diversified German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG has initiated talks to partner Anil Ambani-led ADAG in building up to 12 submarines in a contract expected to be worth Rs50,000 crore ($7.

Yemeni Govt, Saudi-led Forces Retake Red Sea Strait

Loyalist Yemeni troops and Gulf Arab forces have seized the Mandab Strait connecting the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden from Houthi fighters, reasserting control over the strategic sea lane,

Japan's Chase for Australian Subs Deal

Japan has confirmed it is ready to build Australia’s submarines entirely at local shipyards, after stumbling in its effort to win the A$50 billion ($34.76 billion) contract, reports Reuters.

Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Repair Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2415 sec (4 req/sec)