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...Coast Guard officials are monitoring a barge that ran aground on the Yukon River near Emmonak. The barge, owned by Crowley Marine Services, has been aground on a mud flat on the south entrance of the Yukon River since June 28. The barge is carrying...
Barge with 140,000 gallons of aviation fuel breaks loose in rough seas off Alaska's west coast

...for better weather before attempting to reconnect a tow line, Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow said.The Crowley Marine-operated vessel was carrying 140,000 gallons of aviation fuel and 5,800 gallons of gasoline. The Coast Guard...
Ocean Rangers begin sophomore season

...program was first fully implemented in 2008, and is funded by berth fees from the cruise industry. The DEC contracted Crowley Marine Services to hire and train the Ocean Rangers. Mickelson, a Coast Guard-licensed marine engineer, said he joined...
Dry dock lifts Seward economy

...veteran welder John Ryan stood on a steel surface 70 feet up in the air, welding on the underside of the 800-ton Crowley Marine Service's tugboat Vigilant. The 80-foot vessel was in the midst of a 10-day stay at Seward Ship's Drydock...
Tug grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound

...around the vessel after clearing the reef and continuing to deeper waters Wednesday evening. The Pathfinder is a Crowley Marine Services docking and escort tug for the Trans Alaska Pipeline System Tankers.
Around the state

...Community Association will conduct formal burial services for Hobsen. Spill response tug arrives in Valdez ANCHORAGE -- Crowley Marine Services has delivered the last of three escort tugboats to Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. in Valdez, the companies...
Residents in iced-in Nome could get $9-a-gallon gas this winter

...logistical nightmare."It could be pretty outrageous, the prices," said Jeremy Nassuk, Nome airport fueler for Crowley Marine Services, Inc.A gallon of gas was selling for $5.98 and jet fuel $6.77 a gallon on Wednesday. The next barge...
Truck hauling propane rolls over on highway

...morning mishap 24 miles east of Sutton. Officials with the state Department of Environmental Conservation say the Crowley Marine Services tractor-trailer hit a guard rail as it headed east. The tank and trailer detached from the truck and slid...
Regional News
Fuel off-loaded from tug

...aground on Bligh Reef - the same reef encountered by the Exxon Valdez oil tanker in the nation's worst oil spill. The Crowley Marine Services tug was tied up to the Petro Star dock in Valdez where crews were pumping off the remaining diesel fuel...
Fuel removed from damaged tugboat

...Almost all diesel fuel from the undamaged tanks of a tugboat that went aground on Bligh Reef has been removed. Crowley Marine Services spokesman Jim Butler said the tugboat Pathfinder also was relocated Tuesday to the container dock at the...


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