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Crowley given CRP status by US State Department

May 17 - The US State Department has designated Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime's Miami logistics warehouse as a Consolidated Receiving Point (CRP) facility. This permits Crowley to act as a subcontractor, providing complete logistics services to the

To be approved as a CRP, Crowley built a secure facility within the warehouse to the exact specifications of the State Department and only allows qualified employees with exclusive security clearance to work in the area.

Before Crowley was approved as a CRP warehouse, the company could not handle this type of sensitive cargo and often routed it to third-party CRP warehouses. Now, the cargo can be received, consolidated and dispatched all from one Crowley facility. The designation will also allow Crowley to perform complementary services for the State Department, including storage, inland movements, container loading, shipping, export docking, Customs brokerage and more.

"This new service underscores Crowley's commitment and capability in taking on even the most sophisticated private military and government projects," says Jay Brickman, vice president, government services.

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Connor to lead AAPA 

June 25 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has appointed Christopher J. Connor to succeed Kurt Nagle as president and ceo. 
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ACS expands Australian presence

June 25 - Having opened its doors in Australia three years ago, Air Charter Service (ACS) has expanded its operation in Sydney as the company prepares for future growth.
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