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In 2018, a group of leading companies in U.S. Flag shipping, fleet technical management, and marine personnel were consolidated under one parent company, Bold Ocean. Bold Ocean’s singular mission is to be the leading company in the U.S. Flag space – focusing on Jones Act tonnage, the U.S. Cargo Preference market, and the Maritime Security Program.

Bold Ocean is committed to servicing complex shipping needs for partners around the world, and our family of companies are the best in the industry. The Bold Ocean family of companies includes:

Schuyler Line Navigation Company, LLC (SLNC) operates commercial U.S. Flag and Foreign Flag vessels worldwide, providing a variety of liner shipping and logistics services to even the most austere ports and inland destinations.  SLNC services ports worldwide with a specialization in African, Caribbean, and South American ports.

Schuyler Services LLC manages and operates stevedoring and door delivery services. In addition, Schuyler Services offers associated freight handling expertise with the transport of cargo in U.S. and overseas ports.

Schuyler Technical LLC supports U.S. Flag vessels by providing complete technical management services that keep the vessels operating safely, efficiently, and in accordance with U.S. and international regulations.

Chesapeake Crewing, LLC provides marine personnel to commercial operators of U.S. Flag vessels.

Argent Marine Operations, Inc. is a vessel operator and provides crewing services to U.S. Flag vessels.

Our Core Values

  • SAFETY – Bold Ocean seeks to ensure the highest standards of safety and environmental compliance.
  • PUBLIC SERVICE – We proudly support the U.S. Merchant Marine, which has been a cornerstone of the country’s national defense throughout its history. Bold Ocean’s U.S. Flag operations support and value the role that the Merchant Marine will continue to play in responding to national defense, natural disasters, and similar emergencies.
  • GROWTH – Bold Ocean takes a high growth approach to the mature business in which it operates. Bold Ocean is always open to new ideas and can adapt quickly to new ways of operating.
  • EXCELLENCE – Employees at Bold Ocean take pride in what we do, work hard in doing so, and always strive to be the best at what we do. We believe in continuous improvement and success by following our clients, listening to their requirements, and tailoring our business to provide a superior service for them.
  • INTEGRITY – Bold Ocean believes in operating with integrity, kindness, and ethical behavior at all times; being honest and transparent with our customers, vendors, and employees, all of whom we depend upon for our success; and in demonstrating loyalty to our clients and partners, and respect for everyone we encounter.

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Schuyler Line Navigation Company, LLC (SLNC) performed the Thule Air Base resupply mission during July 2016.

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