Crowley Maritime will add 325 20-foot chassis and 440 generator sets in April as it continues to receive and place $32.7 million worth of new cargo carrying equipment. In addition, Crowley will receive 600, 53-foot (102-inch wide) dry containers along with 400, 53-foot chassis in May.
“We transport many different types of cargo for many different types of customers, making it imperative that we have the right cargo available, at the right time, in the right location,” said Steve Collar, Crowley senior vice president and general manager of international liner services. “The newly acquired equipment not only replenishes our current fleet, but expands our offering of reefers by 100 to meet the demands of both our customers and the overall market itself.”
John Hourihan, Crowley’s senior vice president and general manager of Puerto Rico services noted that this equipment acquisition also will support the company’s growth strategy in the Puerto Rico market.
Since 2003, Crowley has invested over a quarter of a billion dollars in new cargo equipment for its liner services fleet. The company operates more than 52,000 pieces of owned and leased intermodal equipment, including more than 22,015 chassis, 21,297 dry containers and more than 3,916 refrigerated containers.
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