At the present time, Crescent Ship Service, Inc., is the only launch service business on the Mississippi River that maintains a full line of service 24 hours per day which includes 24 hour dispatchers, boat operators and deckhands. Our launch services include transportation for pilots, ship’s agents, government officials, surveyors and ship’s crew. Each of our vessels are licensed to carry 30 passengers. We are currently operating a fleet of 19 US Coast Guard approved aluminum Launch Boats which are not only air conditioned, but are spaciously designed for the safety of our passengers and freight. Also all of our vessels are equipped with the most modern radar and VHF radios so that you, our customer, can continue to receive our first class service even in the most adverse weather conditions.
Our service includes transportation for pilots, ship’s agents, governments officials, surveyors and ship’s crew by crew boats which are licensed to carry 30 passengers. One of the most exciting features of our fleet are our line of 30- ton hydraulic cranes at each location. These hydraulic cranes ensure the safest and most efficient hauling of your ships provisions and spare parts in any weather condition.