Founding Member Crowley Maritime Corporation, established in 1892, is a U.S.-owned and operated marine solutions, transportation and logistics company providing services in domestic and international markets through liner services; logistics; marine contract solutions; deep sea petroleum transportation; and petroleum transportation, distribution and sales. A $1.6 billion company with approximately 5,300 employees, Crowley Maritime maintains a fleet of 200 vessels, including tugs, barges, articulated tug-barges (ATBs), RO/RO (roll-on-roll-off) vessels, and LO/LO (lift-on-lift-off) vessels.

Founding Member Marine Pollution Control, established in 1967 in Detroit, was the first spill cleanup company in the Great Lakes region and one of the very first in the nation. Conceived as a highly mobile, rapid-response organization, MPC has evolved from the early years of oil pollution cleanup into a fully equipped and experienced company providing effective solutions to our clients’ spill response, industrial services and waste management requirements. 


Titan Salvage, formed in 1980 as a towing firm, took on their first salvage and wreck removal job in 1982, taking over from the original contractor. Titan focused on enhancing its mobility and flexibility to build a global reputation for their commitment to serving the maritime industry’s emergency response needs. Titan became a Crowley Maritime Corporation subsidiary in 2005. Titan Salvage since its founding has performed over 450  salvage and wreck removal projects including the ongoing Costa Concordia project.


McAllister Towing & Transportation, founded in 1864, is one of the oldest and largest marine towing and transportation companies in the United States. Operating a fleet of more than 75 tugboats and barges in 17 locations along the U.S. East Coast from Searsport, ME to San Juan, PR, McAllister is engaged in ship docking (servicing more than 1,000 steamship companies), general harbor towing, coastal towing, bulk transportation and emergency response.