Starlight Marine Services, a subsidiary of Harley Marine Services, is expanding operations into the Pacific Northwest and will now provide ship assist services as well as the bunker services already offered in the Puget Sound.

Harley Marine has had a safe and reliable presence in the Pacific Northwest for over 27 years, the company said, and will now be able to provide customers full coastwise ship assist and tanker escort support. Harley Marine operates 13 tractor tugs from Alaska to Los Angeles with current new build assist tugs set to launch in 2015.

Harley Marine is a founding member of the American Waterways Operators Responsible Carrier Program, a certified ISM/ISO 9001:2000:14001, OHS 18001 compliant company, with safety and training programs accepted and audited by major oil companies.