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Vol. 15, No. 38 Week of September 19, 2010
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry

Arctic Directory: Crowley lauded for environmental stewardship

Crowley Maritime Corp. said May 21 that it has been recognized for its environmental stewardship by the Port of Seattle and the Seattle Propeller Club, which teamed to present the company with its runner up award for the Marine Environmental Business of the Year. The award ceremony took place at the 59th Annual Maritime Festival Luncheon aboard the cruise ship Carnival Spirit in Seattle. The event, attended by more than 500 people from the regional maritime industry, marked the culmination of Seattle’s annual Maritime Festival. “We are honored to receive this recognition for our past and ongoing environmental stewardship efforts. From our many vessel emission reduction projects to our recycling and green initiatives shore side, the effort to improve the environment is truly a Crowley companywide endeavor,” said Scott Hogarth, Crowley general manager, ship and escort services.

Crowley’s long history of environmental protection and stewardship includes the publication of a Crowley Safety in Towing Handbook in 1970, approximately 20 years before the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, which contains operational procedures to prevent spills that many years later became law.



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