Connections Magazine

Summer 2014

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Prented by: Republic of Cuba watch a video of the Port Mariel cereMony at httP://cnn.it/1jdB18a in dec. 2001, crowley made history by becoming the first U.S. shipping line in nearly 40 years to provide regularly scheduled common carrier services for licensed cargo from the U.S. to the republic of cuba, a service the company has maintained ever since. and so for more than a decade, crowley has shipped agricultural commodities – including live farm animals, medicine, medical devices, food products and other licensed cargo – directly from the U.S. to cuba. in recent months, the company made international news yet again by becoming the first liner company to call on cuba's new, state-of-the-art Port Mariel with its ship carrying approximately 50 containers of mainly frozen chicken. footage from the ribbon-cutting ceremony showed crowley's vessel and containers in the background.

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