Jacksonville, Florida-based Crowley Marine Corporation’s subsidiary Crowley Liner Services, reported that its “business” with the Republic of Cuba (Link To Shipping Page) thus far in 2018 had declined approximately 10% compared to 2017.
United States agricultural commodity and food product exports from the United States to the Republic of Cuba have declined approximately 8.8% thus far in 2018 compared to 2017.
Crowley Liner Services transports products from the United States to the Republic of Cuba including agricultural commodities (poultry- which represents approximately 61% of all agricultural commodity/food product exports to Cuba thus far in 2018), food products, Obama initiative shipments, and shipments for the United States Embassy in Havana. Crowley Liner Services has also transported charcoal from the Republic of Cuba to the United States for sale by Hialeah, Florida-based Fogo Premium Hardwood.
About Crowley ”Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 126-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company that provides marine solutions, energy and logistics services in domestic and international markets. Crowley operates under four business units: Crowley LOGISTICS, a singular ocean liner and logistics supply chain division; Crowley SHIPPING, which encompasses ownership, operations and management of vessels, including tankers, container ships, tugboats and barges; Crowley FUELS, a fuel transportation, distribution and sales division that also provides liquefied natural gas (LNG) and related services; and Crowley SOLUTIONS, which focuses on government services, including vessel management for government agencies, as well as engineering, project management, naval architecture through its subsidiary Jensen Maritime, and marine salvage and emergency response through its 50 percent ownership in Ardent Global. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found at www.crowley.com.”
U.S. - Cuba Trade and Economic Council, Inc.
Established in 1994, the U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council provides an efficient and sustainable educational structure in which the United States business community may access accurate, consistent, and timely information and analysis on matters and issues of interest regarding United States-Republic of Cuba commercial, economic, and political relations.