Crowley Maritime Delivers First Liquefied Natural Gas ISO Containerby Jake Tully - Published: 3/28/2018
Earlier this week, Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liquefied natural gas group successfully executed the first load of close to 11,000 gallons of liquefied natural gas into an ISO container at the Eagle LNG Partners facility near Jacksonville, Florida.
Crowley reports that it loaded the liquefied natural gas (LNG) container and delivered it to Jacksonville’s Port in order to transport the container overseas for customers in Puerto Rico.
According to Crowley, the new plant located in Jacksonville will allow the company to expand the supply and availability to its customers in the United States, Caribbean and Latin America.
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Matt Jackson, Vice President of LNG at Crowley reports that successful transportation of the LNG container means a great deal of progress in transporting liquefied natural gas.
“With the successful LNG tank container loading at the Eagle LNG Partners’ Maxville Facility, Crowley can offer even more flexible services and sourcing locations to supply customers with LNG as a cleaner, safer fuel source. The new plant location means LNG can be easily produced and transported to the port all within the Jacksonville area,” said Jackson.
“Not only will Crowley and Eagle LNG Partners provide a fuel source that decreases environmental impacts, Crowley can provide supply chain and engineering solutions that are resilient alternatives to traditional energy sources in Puerto Rico and other markets.”
Crowley reports that after it receives a liquefied natural gas, and ISO container is transported by truck to an ocean vessel, with both modes of transportation provided by Crowley.
According to Crowley, the company has provided transport for more than 6.5 million gallons of liquid natural gas to date.
Interested parties may learn more about Crowley’s LNG deliveries by visiting their website.