Crest Shipping Agencies (NY) Inc.
Crest Shipping Agencies (NY) Inc is a private owned company dedicated primarily to own and operate both American and foreign flagged ships.
The founder of the company, Richard “Dick” F. Smith, is a 1946 graduate from the Merchant Marine Academy. He obtained his Chief Engineer’s license within two years and sailed in this capacity for the legendary Daniel K. Ludwig on his largest and most modern vessels for 8 years. Mr. Smith has remained in the business as an owner/operator since 1966, beginning with Liberty Ships, and subsequently tankers, Ro-Ro’s, container ships, bulk carriers and general cargo ships.
The foreign Flag tonnage consists of several vessels, including Ro-Ro’s that are on World Wide service.