Disaster relief ships and emergency response vessels can be rapidly deployed to deliver critical supplies and provide temporary housing.
In the event of a hurricane, flood, or other natural or man-made catastrophe, ships provide life-saving relief. We have the contacts, experience, and expertise to rapidly mobilize emergency response vessels anywhere in the world for both civilian and government operations.
In addition to meals, housekeeping services, and medical facilities, passenger ships offer comfortable lounges, meeting spaces, storage capacity, and fitness facilities onsite.
Passenger ships, ferries, barges, and floatels can be utilized to transport life-saving supplies, humanitarian aid, and equipment to affected areas. These vessels also offer safe, secure accommodations for citizen evacuation and emergency housing, medical personnel, disaster response teams, workforce crews, rebuilding and restorations teams, and floating medical centers.
Sleeping accommodations and other ship venues can be used by insurance adjusters, clean-up crews, construction teams, and medical/health care professionals.
In addition to included meals, housekeeping services, and medical facilities, passenger ships offer comfortable bars and lounges, meeting spaces, storage capacity, and fitness facilities onsite.
Landry & Kling is an approved US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) vendor and has assisted with numerous government ship charter contracts. These include a six-month Hurricane Katrina relief mission in the Gulf of Mexico, humanitarian aid after Haiti’s devastating earthquake in 2010, and facilitating a ship to house Ukrainian refugees in Scotland.
We also offer sourcing of appropriate vessels for government and military operations and support projects including accommodations for military personnel during ship renovations to military training operations and exercises.
Hurricane Disaster Relief
Long-Term Vessel Charter, Mobile, Alabama
CHALLENGE: After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, there was an urgent need for housing and medical aid.
SOLUTION: We worked with FEMA on solutions to find a temporary hospital, emergency shelter and housing for relief workers and first responders.
RESULTS: The 3-month dockside charter contract was extended for an additional 9 months to support relief in Mobile.
Why work with Landry & Kling?
Unmatched resources, experience and support for ship-based aid and housing.
Rapid deployment to deliver humanitarian supplies and provide temporary housing.
International network of vessels, support, and logistics teams and services.