FLS is the preeminent choice for all your maritime transportation needs in Southeast Louisiana. With an unmatched reputation for safety and service, FLS is U.S. Customs Bonded, U.S.C.G. Certified and the foremost crew-boat and logistics company in the Gulf of Mexico that strictly caters to the foreign flagged vessel markets.
FLS provides crew change services for oil rigs and vessels out to 200 miles from the Port of Fourchon and can transport cargo and passengers from multiple coordinates throughout the Gulf of Mexico. In addition to our launch service vessel, we have capabilities to run vessels to all rigs, platforms and vessels.
President/CEO and Managing Partner, Donald Rulh
As President/CEO and Managing Partner, Donald Rulh brings more than 30 years of vast experience and knowledge of logistics management in the maritime industry. Rulh is a second-generation maritime professional who has an extensive background in maritime transportation, ocean air services and dispatch operations among the many ports located along the Gulf of Mexico. Rulh works closely with multiple government agencies (including USCBP/Homeland Security, USDA, PPQ, and USCG) daily while performing project management within the maritime industry. Rulh has experience working directly with Tankers, Bulk Carriers and Cruise Vessels to assist in day-to-day logistics and vessel movements and has been instrumental in ensuring the on-time delivery and clearing of critical components for dozens of oil-field companies around the United States.
In addition to his maritime knowledge, Donald Rulh adds value to FLS by constantly giving back to the community. He donates his time to the World Food Program by assisting with exporting food products to less fortunate countries and, as organizer and founder of the “Coats from Boats” program, assists in the response to national disasters, by helping provide clothing and toys for families in need. Rulh also participates in “Life Skills” working with Mentally and Physically Disabled children/adolescents while also serving as a sports announcer for the Special Olympics in Jefferson Parish.
To learn more about our charitable engagements, visit our community page.