Jacksonville Urban League Recognizes Crowley With Equal Opportunity Award For Company’s Diversity Efforts

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.: Nov. 10, 2009) Crowley was recently recognized by the Jacksonville Urban
League for the company’s significant efforts in the areas of diversity and equal opportunity in the
workplace at the 36th Annual Equal Opportunity Luncheon held at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel
in Jacksonville.

Urban League President Richard Danford, Ph.D., presented John Douglass, Crowley senior vice
president of Gulf/Atlantic services, the Urban League’s Equal Opportunity Award on behalf of

Crowley was one of only two companies selected for this honor in Jacksonville. BlueCross
BlueShield of Florida was also recognized. As specified in the award, Crowley has demonstrated
support, assistance or made significant inroads in furthering equal opportunity and has an
extensive record of contributing to the improvement of equal opportunity among diverse groups.

“At Crowley, we believe that embracing and understanding the importance of diversity allows
us to remain competitive, respond to globalization and promote innovation and productivity,” said
Bryan Lee, Crowley’s vice president for human resources. “By providing a strong commitment to
diversity, we provide the necessary cultural atmosphere that promotes an inclusive environment.
Diversity breeds creativity and creativity drives the innovative thought we seek from the Crowley
team. As new possibilities and opportunities in the business world arise, diversity will be the key
to successful organizations of the future.”

The Jacksonville Urban league was founded in 1947. The Urban League is the nation’s oldest
and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African-Americans and others to enter
the economic and social mainstream. For more information, visit

Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 117-year-old Crowley
Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company. The company provides
diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of
six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner Services, Latin America Liner
Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Offered
within these operating lines of business are the following services: liner container shipping,
logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and
emergency response through its TITAN Salvage subsidiary; vessel management; vessel construction and
naval architecture through its Jensen Maritime subsidiary; government services, and petroleum and
chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley, its
subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at

Press Release Courtesy of Crowley Holdings