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(Jacksonville, Fla.; March 9, 2004) – Crowley Logistics, Inc., announced the appointment of Bradle Bingham to the position of general manager, Crowley Logistics Central America. In this new position, Bingham is responsible for directing all Crowley Logistics activities in Central America.

Based in Panama, Bingham reports to John Hourihan, senior vice president and general manager, Crowley Logistics. Bradle has more than 31 years experience in the management of logistics and all aspects of marine transportation. He joined Crowley’s predecessor Coordinated Caribbean Transport (CCT) in Panama in 1973. He was transferred to Venezuela 22 years ago, where he has held various positions working for different Crowley business units.

Bingham studied industrial engineering in Panama’s Santa Marta University. In his new role he further contributes to Crowley Logistics business activities in Central America, complementing the significant accomplishments already achieved throughout his professional career at Crowley.

“Bradle has been a valued member of the Crowley team for many years,” said John Hourihan, senior vice president and general manager, logistics. “His appointment to general manager is a result of his hard work and outstanding contribution to the growth of Crowley’s logistics business.”

Crowley Logistics, a third-party logistics provider headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., is a subsidiary of Crowley Maritime Corporation, and is part of its liner segment. As a third-party logistics provider, the company offers supply chain management, freight consolidation, warehousing, transportation management, and cross-docking services throughout the United States, Central America and South America. The company’s Transportation Management Center enables clients to combine and tailor services as needed, and taps into the company’s sophisticated materials and shipment tracking technology.

Oakland-based Crowley Maritime, founded in 1892, is primarily family- and employee-owned and is engaged in worldwide logistics, liner shipping services, contract towing and transportation, energy support services, ship assist and escort services, vessel management and petroleum and chemical marine transport. Additional information about Crowley its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.

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