Crowley: Overcoming unique logistical challenges with innovative solutions

Since 1953, Crowley has been providing marine, petroleum distribution and energy support services throughout Alaska. Today, Crowley maintains offices and operations across the state, with more than 650 employees delivering a diverse portfolio of services to help Alaskans overcome unique logistics and marine transportation challenges.

With a storage capacity of more than 39 million gallons, Crowley is one of the unquestioned leaders in the Alaska fuel industry, providing transportation, distribution and sales of petroleum products to more than 280 communities across the state.

Supporting Alaska’s energy and resource extraction industries, Crowley’s project management organization (PMOrg) provides turnkey marine solutions for multifaceted marine and offshore construction-related projects. In 2013 Crowley and Bowhead Transport Company, LLC, formed a joint venture to provide marine services in Alaska’s Arctic.

Crowley supports the energy industry on the North Slope with summer tug-and-barge sealifts of large production modules and various marine transportation services. In Valdez, Crowley provides tanker escort and docking services in Valdez Harbor and Prince William Sound for Alyeska Pipeline Service Company’s Ship Escort/Response Vessel System (SERVS), utilizing some of the world’s most powerful, technologically advanced tugboats.

Crowley is committed to enriching lives through innovative solutions done right. For more information, please visit

Author: Ann Northcutt

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