The Arctic Economic Council (AEC) is honoured to welcome Crowley Solutions as a Legacy Member, representing the United States´ Business Community in the AEC.
– Crowley is proud to be a Legacy Member of the Arctic Economic Council. Our membership is a natural fit based on our history and purpose to provide innovative solutions with values that benefit people, businesses and communities of the Arctic, including in Alaska, said Sean Thomas, Vice President, Crowley Solutions.
Crowley Solutions is a key partner for the U.S. Departments of Defense (DoD) and Homeland Security (DHS,) and other government agencies. The business provides government customers with ship management and other maritime related services; supply chain and freight transportation management services; expeditionary logistics; technology solutions, and energy solutions, including supply, transportation, distribution and storage.
Crowley Solutions is a business unit of Crowley Maritime Corp., a privately held family- and employee-owned company that provides worldwide logistics, government, marine and energy solutions. The 129-year-old company with more than 6,000 employees provides services for diverse industries in 35 nations and island territories, and decades of service in Alaska. Crowley Maritime owns or operates more than 200 vessels, including petroleum tank vessels, ship assist and escort tugboats, and offshore services barges and tugs. Operations include tank farms, port terminals, warehouse and trucking services. The company also provides naval architecture, marine engineering and project management.
– We look forward to serving the interests of the Arctic through cooperation and partnership on the Council. Collaboration with members to further advance best economic development practices and build on sustainability activities will be crucial for success, said Thomas.
Crowley Solutions is represented in the AEC by company´ Vice President Sean Thomas. Mr. Thomas lives in Anchorage, Alaska, and leads Crowley’s government services global energy services domain. He is largely focused on Crowley’s U.S. government and partner nation clients. With two decades of industry experience, Mr. Thomas’ focus spans a latitude of market segments to include energy supply, storage, distribution, asset infrastructure development and operations, logistics, and marine services.
With this new member, the U.S. has three business representatives as Legacy Members in the AEC: GCI, Bering Straits Native Corporation and Crowley Solutions. The Arctic Economic Council´s Legacy Members are the voting membership of the AEC.
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