Coulston Van Gundy
Vice President, Engineering
Crowley Engineering Services
Coulston Van Gundy, vice president of engineering leads the company’s vessel design and engineering, construction management and project management teams.
With more than 16 years of experience, Van Gundy has played an integral role in advancing Crowley’s growing engineering and design services in maritime and offshore wind services to elevate alternative energy as a transportation solution. He has been in both vessel-and shore-based operational roles in engineering and led maritime development, construction and maintenance services as well as served as an engineering leader for vessel operations.
Van Gundy is responsible for both the oversight and design of the largest Jones Act Compliant LNG bunker barge with a capacity of 12,000 m3 (3.17 million gallons) fully equipped to serve ocean carriers currently under construction.
He was also instrumental in the development of the all-electric tugboat platform to be used first in the U.S., the eWolf, Crowley’s zero-emission ship assist tug currently under construction.
Van Gundy holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in transportation and engineering management both earned at the California Maritime Academy. Van Gundy holds a Project Management Professional credential and maintains his U.S. Coast Guard engineering license.