On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico, devastating the island nation. As the United States sprang into action getting relief aid, equipment, and other vital supplies, Dann Ocean Towing stepped in to help transport and distribute critical assets to restore the power grid.
Over the next few months following Hurricane Maria, Dann Ocean Towing completed 4 trips to Puerto Rico as a Jones Act Compliant Carrier, moving emergency cargo on a Liner Terms Service. Dann Ocean Towing booked freight and handled all port activities including berthing, agency work, customs, and stevedoring to get critical supplies to Puerto Rico. These cargoes came from Jacksonville, FL, Ft. Pierce, FL, and Richmond, VA. Dann Ocean Towing provided Liner Terms Service for companies and suppliers looking to get their cargo to Puerto Rico in a cost-effective and efficient way, ensuring the people of Puerto Rico received their aid as fast as possible.